The national soccer team, which is in the U-20 World Cup, will challenge Honduras for an early confirmation in the second match against Honduras tomorrow.
7 years ago at the Rio Olympics, Son Heung-min cried Honduras against Honduras, the younger brothers go to revenge.
Reporter Junhee Lee reports.
Honduras, the ambush of Central and South America, left a painful memory in Korean soccer.
In the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics, the national team collapsed in one blow from Honduras’ counterattack despite a one-sided attack.
Captain Son Heung-min sat down on the ground and burst into tears.
Honduras and European group Kim Yong-hak, whom we met again at the Under-20 World Cup, are at the forefront.
Just like the scene in which he helped the opening goal in the match against France in the first game, Kim Yong-hak plans to use his quick feet to dig into Honduras’ backspace.
Kim Yong-hak is full of confidence as he made his Portuguese first-team debut this season and experienced the European stage.
[Soundbite] Kim Yong-hak(National Under-20 Football Team) : “There is a lot of space behind the side, so I think we need to target that area. The players are far apart, so we need to make good use of the space between them.”] With a bold counterattack strategy
, Coach Kim Eun-joong, who defeated France, warned that the match against Honduras would not be careless.
[Soundbite] Kim Eun-joong/Coach of the Under-20 National Team : “Winning the first game is in the past, so we will prepare thoroughly to bring about the desired result.”]
The young Taegeuk Warriors,스포츠토토 who set out to recreate the runner-up myth of the 2019 competition, defeat Honduras and win two consecutive victories to virtually advance to the round of 16.