The Korean national football team (ranked 25th in the FIFA rankings) led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann played Uruguay (ranked 16th in the FIFA rankings) in the 2nd leg of the March A match at the ‘Hana Bank Invitational National Soccer Team Friendly Match’ held at Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8:00 pm on Tuesday the 28th. ) to face.
Coach Klinsman made his debut match as coach of the Korean national soccer team through a head-to-head match against Colombia on the 24th. The match was very positive. Korea took the lead with Son Heung-min’s multi-goals in the 10th and 21st minutes of the first half. It is Klinsmanho who showed strong forward pressure and aggressive football.
But it also exposed its weaknesses. Klinsmanho faced a crisis by continuously giving up half-space space. In the end, they conceded a goal in the second half. In the 1st minute of the second half, James Rodriguez took a hit, and in the 5th minute of the second half, Jorge Carrascal equalized. In the end, the match ended 2-2.
But there was also some sad news. Kim Jin-soo, who plays left wingback, was injured during the game. At that time, Kim Jin-soo sent his intention to play on the bench, but collapsed soon after and was eventually replaced by Ki-je Lee. On the 27th, the Korea Football Association (KFA) said, “As a result of a close examination, Kim Jin-soo was confirmed to have a ‘fracture of the left transverse process of the lumbar vertebrae number 2.’ said. 메이저놀이터
In the end, coach Klinsman selected Seol Young-woo instead of Kim Jin-soo. There is something to note about the replacement of Seol Young-woo. Coach Klinsman gave Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton) a break before the call-up when it became difficult to select him due to an injury. He had no replacements. However, Kim Jin-soo’s vacancy is filled by Seol Young-woo as director Klinsman.
It can be seen that the expectations placed on Seol Young-woo are high. At a pre-press conference the day before the game against Uruguay, coach Klinsman said, “Seol Young-woo is a player who came to Korea and watched the game himself. I also called coach Hong Myung-bo and asked about Seol Young-woo.”