South Korea loses 0-4 to England, ‘the closing price of football’… Next is Belgium
The wall of the European stronghold was also high.
The Korean women’s national team (ranked 15th in the FIFA rankings), led by coach Colin Bell, played against England (ranked 4th in the FIFA rankings) in the first leg of the Arnold Clark Cup held at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes, England at 4:45 a.m. (Korean time) on the 17th. They lost 0-4.
Korea used a 5-4-1 formation. Son Hwa-yeon, Choi Yu-ri, Kim Yun-ji, Lee Geum-min, Kang Chae-rim, Jang Seul-gi, Lim Seon-joo, Hong Hye-ji, Kim Hye-ri, Chu Hyo-joo, and Kim Jeong-mi sortied as starters.
The waiting list included Yun Young-geul, Kim Kyung-hee, Ryu Ji-su, Kim Hye-young, Park Ye-eun, Jang Chang, Lee Eun-young, Ko Min-jeong, Park Eun-sun, Shim Seo-yeon, Ji So-yeon, Bae Ye-bin, Cheon Ga-ram, Lee Jung-min, and Jang Yu-bin.
England started with a 3-5-2 formation. Kelly, Russo, 메이저놀이터Greenwood, James, Stanway, Toon, Bronze, Williamson, Bright, Carter, and Uppers started.
With the kick-off, England took possession and shook Korea. Bronze, who received a pass in the penalty box in the 2nd minute of the first half, shot but missed. In the 15th minute of the first half, Toon took a bold shot this time, but it was blocked by Kim Jung-mi’s super save.
With Korea focusing on defense, the one-sided atmosphere continued. In the 30th minute of the first half, Greenwood sharply connected a corner kick in front of the goal. After winning the ball in the air, Stanway attempted a header, but the opportunity was canceled as it floated over the crossbar.
A terrifying scene emerged. In the 35th minute of the first half, Lee Geum-min attempted a tackle while stopping Bronze from breaking through into a dangerous area. Immediately after the crash, he complained of pain and pain in his shoulder area. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries as medical staff were quickly dispatched.
The balance is broken. In the 38th minute of the first half, England hit the post and raised the atmosphere. James collided with Lim Seon-joo and got a penalty kick (PK). Stanway, who started as a kicker, shook the net with a calm push. The first half ended with England leading 1-0.
England widened the gap as they entered the second half. In the first minute of the second half, Hyo-Joo Choo fell and tried to defend, but England attacked. Kelly’s shot was deflected by Lee Geum-min and turned into an additional goal.
The one-sided atmosphere continued. In the 5th minute of the second half, the attack continued from James Cross on the right side. Greenwood delivered a cross laid low in front of goal. Rousseau pushed in as he fell, scoring his third.
In a situation where defeat was deepening, manager Bell utilized the substitution. In the 12th minute of the second half, Kim Yoon-ji and Kang Chae-rim were called in, and Park Ye-eun and Shim Seo-yeon were put in. England also made a change by using 4 replacement cards at once and continued to attack.
A glitch came out again. In the 33rd minute of the second half, the attack continued, starting with Thun breakthrough. James, who added speed together, shot and scored a key goal. South Korea replaced Son Hwa-yeon and Hong Hye-ji with Jang Yu-bin and Chun Ga-ram as substitutes. No extra goal was scored in the remaining time and the match ended in England winning 4-0.