Tomorrow against Honduras…’Round of 16 express train’!

At the FIFA Under-20 World Cup, South Korea takes on Honduras tomorrow (June 26) in their second group game. With two wins in a row, they can build on the momentum of their win over France and advance to the round of 16.

Kim Hyung-yeol is a reporter.


If we beat Honduras tomorrow, we will qualify for the round of 16 regardless of the outcome of the Gambia game.

Four of the six first- and second-place teams, as well as three of the six third-place teams, will make the round of 16, so if we get two wins, even if we don’t finish in the top two, we’ll at least have a ticket to the round of 16 in Group 3.

Having knocked out the ‘favorites메이저사이트‘ from the first game, our players are eager to get on the ’round of 16 express train’.

Lee Young-joon, the 190-centimeter striker who scored the winning goal against France, is expected to be the frontline attacker who will open the Honduran goal once again.

[Lee Young-joon/U-20 National Team striker: I don’t think it’s important to play against the other team, it’s more important for us to show our form].

Coach Kim Eun-joong has vowed to keep the squad unchanged for the match against France.

[Kim Eun-joong/U-20 National Team Head Coach : We are trying to find ways to attack Honduras and prepare for them as much as possible].

Honduras, who have already suffered one defeat and are doubled up, have frontline striker Aseituno, who scored a goal against Gambia, as their number one target.

Clinching a spot in the round of 16 after two games makes the rest of the schedule and the tournament much easier and more favorable, so the Honduras game is an opportunity not to be missed for the Taeguk Warriors as they look to repeat their runner-up finish from four years ago.

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