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U-23 NT defeated Vietnam 2-1 on 1st round

Date : 2018.01.12 View : 592
U-23 NT defeated Vietnam 2-1 on 1st round

Korea Republic U-23 National Football Team led by Kim Bongkil beat Vietnam 2-1 in the 1st round of AFC U-23 Championship 2018 held at Kunshan Sports Center in Jiangsu, China PR on 11th of January.

Korea Republic conceded a leading goal in the first 17 minutes of the match. Vietnam, led by Park Hangseo, made counterattack successfully. However, Vietnam`s lead didn`t last long. Korea Republic`s Cho Youngwook scored equalizer at the minute 29 and the first half of the game finished tied. In the second half, Lee Keunho from Korea Republic made the winning goal. At 28 minutes of second half, free-kicker Yoon Seungwon delivered excellently and Lee Keunho made a goal by header.

Korea Republic will face Syria on 14th and Australia on 17th at group stage.

<1st round of Group D, AFC U-23 Championship 2018>
Korea Republic 2-1 Vietnam
Scores: Cho Youngwook (29'), Lee Keunho(73') - Nguyen Quang Hai (17')
Line-up: Kang Hyeonmu (GK) - Kuk Taejeong(43’ KIM Moonhwan), Hwang Hyunsoo, Lee Sangmin, Park Jaewoo - Hwang Kiwook, Han Seunggyu(83’ Choe Jaehoon) - Cho Youngwook, Yoon Seungwon, Cho Jaewan(HT Jang Yunho) - Lee Keunho

Words=Kwon Taejung
Translation=Yoon Song Young
Photos=KFA