SuaraSoreang.id – South Korea ended with a draw against Colombia in a friendly match today (24/3/23) at 20.00 KST.
The Colombian national team arrived late at the stadium, the match had to be delayed 21 minutes later than originally scheduled.
South Korea captain Son Heung Min scored two first-half winners for Korea before being pulled back by Colombia in the second half.
South Korea dominated the game in the first half, and Colombia in the second.
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Son Heung-min scored twice in the first half with a stunning long-range shot outside the box with his left foot in the 10th minute.
Meanwhile, the second goal was scored with his right foot via a direct free kick in the 45+2 minute.
Unfortunately, South Korea squandered the two-goal lead, Colombia drew back in the second half.
Today’s game is the first match played by the South Korean national team since Qatar’s World Cup round of 16 defeat against Brazil in December last year.
In addition, this match also marked the debut of new coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who replaced coach Paulo Bento.
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The Korean national team led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann ended the match with a score of 2-2 in a friendly match against Colombia at the Munsu Football Stadium in Ulsan.
Currently, South Korea is ranked 25th by the International Football Federation (FIFA), has four wins, three draws and one defeat.
Meanwhile, Colombia is currently ranked 17th by the International Football Federation (FIFA).
South Korea will next face Uruguay at 20.00 on Tuesday (28/3/23) at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.
South Korea and Uruguay are back in contention after their Group H battle at last year’s World Cup in Qatar ended in a goalless draw.
South Korea (4-2-3-1) / (4-4-2)
Kim Seung Gyu, Kim Jin Su (Lee ki Ji 20′), Kim Min Jae, Jung Wooyoung (Son Juh 73′), Hwang In Beom, Son Heung Min (C), Cho Gue-Sung Oh Kyeon 60′), Lee Jae-sung (Na Sang 73′), Kim Young Gwon, Kim Tae Hwan, Jeong Woo Yeong (Lee Kangin 60′).
C. Vargas, D. Munoz, C. Cuestas, J. Lucumi, J. Mojica, M. Uribe, K. Castano (Nelson Palacios 89′), D. Valdyes (Dylan Borrero 82′), J. Rodriguez (Jhon Jader). Duran 70′), J. Carrascal (Falcao Garcia 82′), R Borre (Jhon Arias 70′).
Source: Instagram/The KFA
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