‘I’ll take it’ Kim Eun-jung-ho loses to Italy…final spot up for grabs
The South Korean Under-20 soccer team, coached by Kim Eun-jung, lost to Italy in the semifinals of the U-20 World Cup. The team conceded a free-kick goal to Italy in the last minute of the second half, ending their dream of reaching the final for the second consecutive time. Yes, the national team conceded a goal to Italy in the 14th minute of the first half. Cassaday, who was leading the team in scoring with six goals before this match, first struck our goal with a right-footed mid-range shot. But the national team equalized less than 10 minutes later. In the 바카라사이트 23rd minute, Bae Jun-ho was pushed down by an Italian player inside the penalty area, and a penalty kick was awarded after video review. Captain Lee Seung-won stepped up to take the spot kick and tied the game at 1-1 with a powerful right-footed shot. In the second half, both teams continued to battle back and forth. Italy’s final goal came in the 41st minute of the second half. Italy’s Papundi took a free kick just in front of our penalty box and exquisitely kicked it into the corner of the goal. The game ended 1-2, and while our team fought well, we were unfortunately denied a second consecutive trip to the finals following the 2019 tournament in Poland. The team will play the third-place match at dawn on Monday against Israel, who lost 0-1 to Uruguay in the earlier quarterfinal. That’s all from the Ministry of Sports and Culture.