South Korea’s U-17 national soccer team, led by head coach Byun Sung-hwan, lost 1-3 to the United States in the first Group E match of the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup at the International Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, at 9 p.m. on the 12th. 스포츠토토사이트
South Korea started Kang Min-gu, Yoo Min-joon, Cha Je-hoon, Yoon Do-young, Baek In-woo, Kim Myung-joon, Jin Tae-ho, Yang Min-hyuk, Bae Sung-ho, Seo Jung-hyuk and Hong Sung-min in the match against the United States. Kim Yoo-gun, Han Seok-jin, Kim Hyun-min and Lee Chang-woo were waiting on the bench.
Korea took the lead from the beginning of the first half. In the 5th minute of the first half, Yoon Do-young’s left-footed bicycle kick hit the post and was held in the goalkeeper’s arms. However, he lost the first point to the U.S. two minutes later. In a chaotic situation in front of the Korean goal, Muchmas split the Korean net with a right-footed shot.
In the 23rd minute, Cha Je-hoon finished the corner kick raised by Yoon Do-young with a header shot. The ball went off the side of the net. There was also a chance to score in the 33rd minute. Yang Min-hyuk broke through the left side alone and attempted a ground ball shot. The ball hit the bottom of the net and went out. He hit the post twice in the first half alone.
Two minutes later, the equalizer was scored. In the 35th minute of the first half, the U.S. goalkeeper hurriedly hit Yang Min-hyuk’s cannonball mid-range shot. Kim Myung-joon pushed the ball out to open the U.S. goal. There were several chances to turn the tables. Hong Sung-min connected Yoon Do-young’s cross with a shot in the 41st minute of the first half, but he headed straight to the goalkeeper.
He gave up an additional run early in the second half. In the fourth minute of the second half, Cruz Medina opened the South Korean goal with a left-footed volley shot. South Korea put Baek Ga-on in the 26th minute of the second half without Kim Myung-joon. Soon after, he lost another point. Nymphasha Berkimas scored in the 28th minute to make it 1-3. South Korea scored Kim Hyun-min and Lim Hyun-seop, excluding Yoon Do-young and Cha Je-hoon, but failed to grab a chance to make up for the goal.
His performance was excellent, but he failed to take care of the results. South Korea shot 24 shots in the match, while the U.S. had only eight. The shot on target was the same 7-7. It is regrettable that he hit the net twice in the first half. He couldn’t add a point because he couldn’t make a goal in the chance.
Currently, Korea ranks third in Group E. In the previous France-Burkina Faso match, France won 3-0 to rank first. Burkina Faso finished fourth in the group. South Korea will play the second game against France on the 15th and face Burkina Faso in the third game on the 18th. Both games are held at 9 p.m.
South Korea, which is the seventh participation in the U-17 World Cup, has the best record ever in the quarterfinals. He advanced to the quarterfinals in 1987, 2009, and 2019. Coach Byun Sung-hwan set his goal for the 2023 tournament to be higher than the quarterfinals. This is why they must catch the opponent France in the second game.