Kim Eun-joong, who fought well, finished 4th in the U-20 World Cup… 1-3 defeat to Israel (overall)

The Korean under-20 (U-20) men’s soccer team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, finished the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in 4th place.먹튀검증

Korea lost 1-3 to Israel in the 3rd-4th place match of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup held at La Plata Stadium in Argentina on the 12th (Korean time).

Although Korea lost unfortunately on this day, it achieved good results by finishing in the semifinals in two consecutive tournaments following the runner-up in the 2019 Polish tournament, the previous tournament.

Korea gave up the opening goal to Israel Ran Binyamin in the 19th minute of the first half, and Lee Seung-won (Gangwon) tied the score 1-1 in the 24th minute with a penalty kick.

Lee Seung-won scored 3 goals and 4 assists in this tournament, exceeding the 2 goals and 4 assists of Lee Kang-in (Mallorca), the best player at the 2019 U-20 World Cup held in Poland.

South Korea, who faced off 1-1, conceded the winning goal to Israel Omer Senior in the 31st minute of the second half, and conceded another goal to Anan Kalyli from a corner kick in the 40th minute of the second half, eventually finishing the tournament in 4th place.

Coach Eunjoong Kim brought out the 4-1-4-1 formation with Lee Yeongjun (Kimcheon) at the forefront.

Bae Jun-ho (Daejeon), Kang Sang-yoon (Jeonbuk), Lee Seung-won, and Lee Ji-han (Freiburg) were appointed in the second line, and Lee Chan-wook (Gyeongnam) came out as a central midfielder.

Park Chang-woo (Jeonbuk), Choi Seok-hyeon (Dankook University), Kim Ji-su (Seongnam), and Bae Seo-joon (Daejeon) lined up the four-back defense, and Kim Jun-hong (Gimcheon) started as the goalkeeper.

Korea lost 1-2 in the semi-final against Italy on the 9th, and was pushed back to the 3rd-4th place, conceding a goal in the 19th minute of the first half.

Israel Hamza Sibley’s cross from the left side of the penalty area, Ran Binyamin flew into the air and scored the opening goal with a right-footed volley.

Korea immediately turned the game around with a penalty kick in the 24th minute of the first half.

Bae Jun-ho got a foul from Eli Feingold of Israel in the process of competing for a cross that Lee Seung-won dug into the right side and floated.

Bae Jun-ho also induced a penalty kick against Italy in the quarterfinals, and Lee Seung-won, who was the kicker at the time, made it 1-1 this time with a calm right-footed shot.

The moment of conceding
2023 FIFA Under 20 (U-20) World Cup 3rd and 4th place match held at La Plata Stadium in Argentina on the afternoon of the 11th (local time) with Korea In Israel’s game, Korean players are regretful after allowing Israel Omer Senior a goal.

Korea, which finished the first half with a score of 1-1, went through several dangerous hurdles in the second half while failing to produce any significant scenes.

In the 17th minute of the second half, in a corner kick situation, goalkeeper Kim Joon-hong failed to catch the ball and Choi Seok-hyun kicked the ball.

In the 25th minute, Senior opened our goal, but it was ruled offside and we sighed.

However, in the end, Senior scored the winning goal in the 31st minute of the second half. Carlisle jumped up from a cross from the left and landed his right foot to give Israel a 2-1 lead.

Israel made it 3-1 with a right-footed shot from a corner kick in the 40th minute of the second half, and Carlisle put a wedge in the game.

Our national team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, will return to Korea via Incheon International Airport on the 14th.

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