The upcoming group 1st place match… When Jungwon vs. Side, Lee Kang-in and Hwang In-beom need control

January 19, 2024 | by

South Korea’s national soccer team, which aims to win the Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup, is on an important path to confirm its early advance to the round of 16 tournament. The stage will be the second Group E match against Jordan at Altumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on the 20th. South Korea expects the dominance of key midfielders Lee Kang-in (22, Paris Saint-Germain) and Hwang In-beom (27, Tsurvena Zvezda).

Korea has dominated in market share every time over the past four years, as “build-up soccer” transplanted by Portugal coach Paulo Bento has taken over the past four years. The trend has not changed since Jürgen Klinsmann took the helm of Germany in March last year. Not only has he gained high market share, but he has also displayed outstanding attack capability thanks to the growth of players in European leagues. Since his inauguration, Klinsmann has recorded seven wins, three draws and two losses in 12 official matches, only in the exhibition match against Peru that was lagging behind in market share. His record in seven consecutive wins has reached 23 points and one run.

The key factor for Korea to continue its momentum in this tournament is the presence of Lee Kang-in and Hwang In-beom. 헤라카지노주소 The first Group E match against Bahrain on the 15th was representative. The two players, who played as right wing and center midfielders, respectively, traveled throughout the stadium and were responsible for Korea’s attack. According to soccer statistics media Sofa Score, two players made four of Korea’s six critical opportunities. Two players were also responsible for about 20% of the successful passes. Korea had a whopping 71% share against Bahrain.

Hwang In-beom scored the first goal in the first half of the match due to his participation in the attack. Lee Kang-in also scored two goals with two effective shots in the second half, driving his team’s 3-1 victory. The two players were also listed in the AFC’s first-round team. The AFC praised Hwang with a sharp left-footed shot. “Lee Kang-in punished Bahrain with an accurate left-footed shot.”

Jordan (3, +4), which is ranking first in its group ahead of Korea (3, +2), is a team that boasts strength in its side. In particular, left back Mahmoud Almardi (Alhussein) and right back Moussa Altamari (Montpelier), who both scored multiple goals in the first match against Malaysia, are considered key players. Almardi was also selected as a first-round team along with Lee Kang-in and Hwang In-beom.

Just like the match against Bahrain, Korea is expected to take a high share of the game. Jordan has frequently given up possession in recent official matches and created shooting opportunities through side counterattacks. To deter their counterattacks, it is important not to give up the opportunity through stable passes in the midfield.

If Korea wins on the day, it will be able to clinch the top spot in the group as well as advance to the round of 16 teams. It can operate an even rotation in the third round as well. In this tournament, in which 24 countries participate, the first and second-ranked teams in six groups and the top four teams among the third-ranked teams in the group will advance to the round of 16.


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