The Korean women’s national soccer team (ranked 15th in the FIFA rankings) led by coach Colin Bell lost their second consecutive Arnold Clark Cup.
The Korean women’s soccer team lost 1-2 despite Lee Geum-min’s opening goal in the 10th minute of the first half in the second leg of the 2023 Arnold Clark Cup against Belgium (FIFA ranking 20th) held at the Coventry Building Society (CBS) Arena in England on the 20th (Korean time). did.토토사이트
In November of last year, right after the end of the WK League, Ji So-yeon of “G-Mesh” underwent surgery to remove bone fragments in her ankle, and went on the field for the first time. The atmosphere in the beginning was good. In the 9th minute of the first half, Choi Yu-ri and Son Hwa-yeon rushed to the door one after another with a counterattack, creating goal chances one after another. In the 10th minute of the first half, ‘Brighton striker’ Lee Geum-min’s mid-range shot hit the opponent’s defender and was sucked into the net. They took the lead with the opening goal. In the 15th minute of the first half, Chu Hyo-joo’s side rush followed Chang Chang’s left-footed shot that missed the side of the goal. However, after the 20th minute of the first half, the atmosphere began to be pushed back by strong pressure from Belgium. Belgium launched a series of offensives centered around its ace, Tessa Büllart, who has been active in women’s football’s strongest clubs Wolfsburg and Man City Women.
In the 30th minute of the first half, Tessa Bullart’s sharp shot was blocked by Kim Jung-mi with his whole body, and in the 35th minute of the first half, he gave a 1-on-1 chance, and in the 38th minute of the first half, Sarah Bynants’ shot bounced off the crossbar and faced a crisis. After a mid-range shot bounced off Lim Seon-joo, it passed goalkeeper Kim Jung-mi and flowed into the goal. Zhang Chang’s left-footed mid-range shot hit the crossbar, ending the first half at 1-1.
In the second half, Belgium took the flow. The Korean defense was shaken by a quick and reckless wave of offensive attacks. In the 17th minute of the second half, Bulart’s powerful mid-range shot hit the crossbar, and in the 23rd minute of the second half, in the situation of a corner kick, the air ball was not properly cleared. done. Choi Yu-ri’s left-footed shot in the 35th minute of the second half and Ji So-yeon’s mid-range shot in the 36th minute of the second half, etc. In the 39th minute of the second half, coach Bell replaced Son Hwa-yeon with Park Eun-seon, trying to turn things around, but the equalizer was not scored.
Korea, which lost 0-4 in the first match against England, lost its second match in a row. At 1:45 on the 23rd, we will challenge Italy (FIFA ranking 17th) for the first win in the final 3rd game.