After a close overtime match against Australia, we won 2-1… Asian Cup ‘Advance to the semifinals’
The Korean national soccer team, attempting to win the Asian Cup for the first time in 64 years,
advanced to the semifinals with yet another drama.
Captain Son Heung-min induced a penalty kick (PK) just before the end of the game
and then scored a come-from-behind free kick goal in overtime, leading to a 2-1 victory. 온라인카지노
The national team led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann achieved a dramatic comeback victory over their tough opponent,
Australia, in the quarterfinals of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup held at Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar on the 3rd (Korean time).
The national team, which had been struggling throughout the game due to Australia’s strong defense, conceded a goal at the end of the first half and went down 0-1.
The threat of conceding additional goals was prevented by goalkeeper Cho Hyun-woo’s save,
but Son Heung-min finally solved the problem in the extra time of the second half when defeat was evident due to the opponent’s teamwork, which hardly showed any gaps.
Hwang Hee-chan kicked the PK that Son Heung-min earned while trying to break through, and tied the game.
In the round of 16 match against Saudi Arabia, Cho Gyu-seong scored the equalizing goal in extra time in the second half with about a minute left in the game, and it was a ‘great goal’ in two consecutive games.
In this Asian Cup, Korea is showing off ‘zombie soccer’ by scoring the most goals in extra time after 90 minutes of regular game time.
The national team turned the situation around and scored a comeback goal in the 14th minute of the first half of extra time when Son Heung-min exquisitely curled a free kick with his right foot.
Even after a bloody penalty shootout in the Saudi game, the national team,
which had two days less rest than Australia,
secured a numerical advantage due to the opponent’s sending off in overtime and finished the game as is, deciding to advance to the semifinals.
It was also a victory that avenged the disappointment of losing the trophy to Australia in the 2015 Asian Cup final.
Son Heung-min scored a dramatic equalizer just before the end of the game,
sending the game into overtime, but ended up losing 1-2 and had to be satisfied with second place.
The national team will play the ‘return match’ semifinal against Jordan,
which recorded a 2-2 draw in the group stage, at midnight on the 7th.
The key is expected to be how to overcome the physical burden of playing 120 minutes in two consecutive tournament games and the absence of key defender Kim Min-jae,
who was unable to play in the semifinals after receiving a warning in today’s game. 메이저사이트