Our players lost, but fought really well.
For the first time ever in the Under-20 World Cup, he challenged to reach the final twice in a row.
They held on tenaciously against favorites Italy, but failed to reach the final as they lost 2-1.
Still,메이저놀이터 the players left a dignified impression, saying that they faced it without regret as much as they could.
Champions Italy were strong as expected.
In the 14th minute of the first half, Casadei, the leading scorer of the tournament, scored the opening goal.
We didn’t miss the moment when our defense lost concentration.
We immediately launched a counterattack.
4 minutes later, the scene where Bae Jun-ho was stepped on by a defensive foot was confirmed at the end of the VAR, and a valuable penalty kick was awarded… Captain Lee Seung-won calmly succeeded and returned the game to square one.
At the end of the first half, he played a unique practical soccer game based on his organizational skills, such as attempting a prepared counterattack.
In the second half, the national team barely escaped the danger of conceding thanks to goalkeeper Kim Jun-hong’s animalistic reflexes.
Lee Seung-won’s decisive shot was blocked by the goalkeeper… Lee Yeongjun’s shot misses the target.
While I missed a chance in succession, I was hit with a painful blow.
A free kick awarded right in front of the penalty box… Substitute Papundi, born in 2006, scored the winning goal in a fantastic trajectory.
A bitter 2-1 defeat.
The players who gave everything couldn’t get up from the stadium for a while because of their regret.
[Lee Seung-won/Captain of the U-20 national soccer team]
“We can’t blame anyone for the results we’ve had in the stadium, and we think we’ve worked as hard as we can. We think we played without regret.”
Still, the players got back on their feet.
I didn’t forget to say thank you to the fans who supported me from the corner of the audience until the end… We re-established our will for the final 3rd and 4th place match against Israel, which was defeated by Uruguay.
[Kim Ji-soo/U-20 National Soccer Team]
“It’s late in Korea, so thank you to the people who watched and cheered us on a lot, but I’m sorry we couldn’t bring about a good result..
” Let me show you.
A beautiful challenge that drew everyone’s support even though there was no interest in it.
The players said they gave it all and have no regrets left.