In the semi-final against Italy, he suffered a 1-2 defeat and was frustrated with the final, but Kim Eun-joong’s challenge at the FIFA U-20 World Cup is not over yet.

Kim Eun-joong, who has been moving forward with the aspiration of ‘Again 2019’, has repeatedly advanced and stepped on the stage of the semifinals, but unfortunately, it is not the final, but it is heading to the 3rd place match.안전놀이터

At 2:30 a.m. on the 12th, the king-off match for third place, and Kim Eun-joong’s final opponent in this tournament, is Israel.

If they win the match, which will be held at Argenta’s La Plata Stadium, they will finish third for the first time in the history of the event.

Since the days of the World Youth Football Championship, the predecessor of the tournament, Korea has reached the semifinals three times: this time, the 2019 Polish tournament, where it won runner-up, and the 1983 Mexico tournament.

In 1983, they lost the third-place match against Poland and received a report card of fourth place.

As for Kim Eun-joong, he was given an opportunity to bring Korean football to the first place in the tournament, finishing third, while appeasing the disappointment of failing to reach the finals in two consecutive tournaments by a single margin.

In Korean men’s soccer, there is no memory of winning the 3rd and 4th place matches in FIFA competitions.

It was only the 2002 Korea-Japan tournament that the adult national team reached the semifinals in the World Cup. At that time, they lost 2-3 to Turkiye (Turkey) in the home game and finished the tournament in 4th place.

Israel, who lost 0-1 to Uruguay in the semifinals before Korea and Italy, is the ‘team of the storm’ that has played the most dramatic game in this tournament.

Immediately, in the quarterfinals, it caused a surprise by defeating the ‘champion candidate’ Brazil, and the final score of this match, which went into extra time, was 3-2.

They conceded a goal to Brazil in the first minute of extra time, which started 1-1, but scored an equalizer two minutes later, and scored the winning goal in extra time in the first half of extra time, writing a dramatic comeback.

Israel scored the winning goal in extra time in the second half in the third round of the group stage against Japan and the round of 16 against Uzbekistan.

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(La Plata = Yonhap News) Reporter Lim Hwa-young = 8th (local time) afternoon 2023 FIFA Under 20 (U-20) World Cup semifinal match against Korea The semifinal match between Israel and Uruguay takes place at La Plata Stadium in Argentina, where Italy will play. 2023.6.9

Uzbekistan, which won the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-20 Asian Cup held in March, and Japan, which reached the semifinals alongside Korea, all knelt down to Israel.

In this tournament, they showed a strong performance against the Asian team, and in particular, in the game against Japan, one player won the victory despite being outnumbered.

Although this is the first time Israel has advanced to the finals of the tournament, it is a team that cannot be underestimated in terms of power as it finished runner-up at the UEFA U-19 Championship last year.

He scored 8 goals and conceded 7 goals in 6 games until the semifinals.

Israel is also a team related to the background of the tournament being held in Argentina, on the other side of the globe, on the continent of South America, rather than Indonesia in Asia, where it was originally held.

When Israel, which passed the European qualifiers, was expected to enter the country, Indonesian Muslims who opposed it for political and religious reasons grew in controversy and controversy arose. .

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