Once again, Jung Woo-young (24, Stuttgart) will be the savior.
South Korea’s Asian Games football team, led by Hwang Sun-hong, will take on arch-rivals Japan in the final of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China on Thursday at 9 p.m. ET. In the first half, South Korea tied the score at 1-1.
South Korea came out with a 4-2-3-1 formation. Cho Young-wook was up front looking to score, while Jung Woo-young, Young-joon Lee, and Kang-in formed the attacking second line. Baek Seung-ho and Jung Ho-yeon filled out the midfield, while Park Kyu-hyun, Lee Han-beom, Park Jin-seop, and Hwang Jae-won formed the back four. Goalkeeper Lee Kwang-yeon was in goal.
Japan lined up in a 4-5-1. Kotaro Uchino started up front, backed by Gaines Sato, Yuta Matsumura, Jun Nishikawa, Masato Shigemi, and Daiki Matsuoka. The defense line was Seiya Baba, Daichi Yamasaki, Manato Yoshida, and Hayato Okuda. The goalkeeper was Kazuki Fujita.메이저사이트
It was Japan who struck first. In the second minute of the first half, Satoi sent in a low cross from the left flank, and Shigemi collected the ball and passed it to Uchino. Uchino rattled the Korean goal with a powerful right-footed shot.
South Korea threatened Japan from high positions with aggressive forward pressure.
South Korea equalized. In the 27th minute, Baek Seung-ho shook up the defense in the box, and Hwang Jae-won crossed the ball to Jung Woo-young, who found the back of the net with a powerful header.
South Korea tied the game 1-1 before halftime.