The Asian Games team led by Hwang Sun-hong won the gold medal with a 2-1 victory over Japan in the men’s football final of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China, on Sunday (Sept. 7) at 9 p.m. KST.
It was the third consecutive Asian Games gold medal for South Korea, which also won in Incheon 2014 and Jakarta-Palembang 2018.
South Korea conceded in the second minute of the first half.
A dribbling break from the left was broken up and a cross was blocked by the defense, but in the chaos at the back post, the ball fell to Gotaro Uchino at the right post, who calmly fired a right-footed shot that rattled the Korean net.
The goal came just 1 minute and 18 seconds into the match.
But South Korea didn’t go down easily. 카지노사이트777
In the 27th minute, Jung Woo-young, the tournament’s leading scorer, equalized.
Hwang Jae-won’s in-swinging early cross from the right was met at the far post by Jung Woo-young, who rose to head home the equalizer. Jung’s eighth goal of the tournament.
Korea continued to dominate possession in the second half, pushing their opponents forward until the 11th minute, when a ball into the penalty box was collected by Jung Woo-young, who was brought down and passed to Cho Young-wook.
Cho Young-wook scored with an exquisite right-footed shot to split the Japanese goal. South Korea held on to the lead and took home the gold medal.
It was a night of celebration as South Korea won the gold medal with a victory over Japan.
The Japanese archipelago erupted in anger. Fan reactions on social media, as reported by Japanese outlet Nikkan Sports, were full of criticism.
“Is there a rule that a midfielder has to make a backpass?” asked one Japanese fan.
Another fan was angry that Japan had scored the first goal and then played passively to lose the game.
Another fan said, “The more I watched, the more tired I got.
It was like watching the old Japanese national team soccer.
Please play with courage.” Another strongly criticized the team.