NT to draw with China in the First Round
Date : 2017.12.09
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Korea Republic Men's National Football Team led by Shin Taeyong drew with China 2-2 in the 1st round of 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship held at Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on 9th December.
The natiomal team tried to pay back for the last 1-0 defeat at the Asian Qualifiers Final Round for the 2018 Russia World Cup but failed.
Shin Taeyong's team struggled by strong pressure of Chinese players and conceded first goal at the start of the game.
The team, however, quickly turned the game around and took the lead with 2 straight goals by Kim Shinwook and Lee Jaesung.
The match, though, resulted in 2-2 draw as the team conceded a late leveller.
< 1st round, 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship Men's Division >
South Korea 2-2 China
Scores: Wei Shihao(9'), Kim Shinwook(12'), Lee Jaesung(19'), Yu Dabao(75')
Line-up: Kim Jinhyeon(GK) - Kim Jinsu, Kwon Kyungwon, Jang Hyunsoo, Choi Chulsoon(59' Go Yohan) - Ju Sejong, Jung Wooyoung - Yeom Kihun, Lee Myungjoo(80' Lee Changmin), Lee Jaesung - Kim Shinwook
Words = Kwon Taejung
Photos = KFA