Kim Eun-joong’s delightful rebellion came to an end in the quarterfinals.
The national under-20 (U-20) soccer team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, lost 1-2 to Italy in the semifinals of the U-20 World Cup held at La Plata Stadium in Argentina at 6 a.m. (Korean time) on the 9th.
Korea set up a 4-2-3-1 formation that day.메이저사이트 Lee Yeong-joon was in charge of the front line, and Bae Jun-ho, Lee Seung-won, Kim Yong-hak, and Kang Sang-yoon-Park Hyun-bin formed the second and third lines. Choi Ye-hoon, Kim Ji-soo, Choi Seok-hyeon and Cho Young-kwang came out in the back four, and Kim Jun-hong guarded the goal.
Italy faced Korea in a 4-1-2-1-2. The cases of Francesco Esposito, Giuseppe Ambrosino, Tomaso Baldanci, Cesare Casadei, Samuel Giovane, Matteo Fratti, Gabriele Guarino, Daniele Gallardi, Ricardo Turicchia, Mattia Zanotti, and Sebastiano de Guarino are the cases first. exported
‘Strong’ Italy’s offensive was fierce. In the 14th minute of the first half, Cesare Casseday broke the balance by scoring the opening goal. He connected Ricardo Turicia’s cross with a mid-range shot at once to open Korea’s goal.
South Korea also launched a counterattack. In the 23rd minute of the first half, after 9 minutes of conceding, Bae Jun-ho tripped over a defender in the Italian penalty box and was called a penalty kick.
Italy pushed harder at Kim Eun-joong’s unexpected performance. Baldanchi’s shot went over the crossbar in the 4th minute, Turicia in the 6th minute, Samuel Giovane in the 8th minute, and Baldanchi’s shot in the 10th minute were blocked by goalkeeper Kim Jun-hong. In the 13th minute of the second half, Mateo Franti headed a corner kick, but Kim Jun-hong belatedly parried it.
Korea also tried to counterattack in their spare time, but there was no significant gain. In the 25th minute of the second half, Bae Joon-ho broke through and crossed, but it was caught by the goalkeeper, and in the 39th minute of the second half, Lee Young-jun’s shot went high.
It was in the 41st minute of the second half that the tension in the match came to the fore. Italy broke the balance once again as they scored from a free kick. Simeone Papundi, who came on as a substitute, finished the game with an accurate shot from the right near post. Coach Kim Eun-joong started hunting for an equalizer, using the remaining replacement cards, but Italy could not open the goal until the 6th minute of extra time.
South Korea, which was defeated by Italy, will play against Israel for third and fourth place. The match will be held at La Plata Stadium in Argentina at 2:30 am on the 12th.