Iran’s shock elimination’ completes the men’s soccer semifinals… Korea clashes with Uzbekistan, Japan clashes with Hong Kong!


The semifinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games have been completed.

The U-24 Asian Games national team led by coach Hwang Seon-hong won 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games against China held at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China on the 1st.

It was a clean victory without any unnecessary details. Korea dominated the game by increasing ball possession from the beginning of the game.

The first goal was also scored relatively early. In the 18th minute of the first half, there was a free kick opportunity near the right side of the penalty box, and Hong Hyun-seok attempted a shot directly into the net. Then, in the 34th minute of the first half, Song Min-gyu pushed in Cho Young-wook’s cross to score an additional goal. Korea maintained concentration until the end and finished the game without conceding a goal.

Korea’s opponent in the semifinals is Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan played the quarterfinals against Saudi Arabia on the same day and won 2-1. For the finals, Hwang Seon-hong must defeat Uzbekistan, which has strong physical strength and mobility.

The semifinals between Korea and Uzbekistan will be held at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium at 9pm (Korean time) on the 4th.

Japan faced a difficult North Korea in the quarterfinals. In the 35th minute of the second half when the game was tied 1-1, Japan was awarded a penalty kick (PK) and Yuta Matsumura scored, allowing Japan to win 2-1 and advance to the semifinals.레고토토

The last team is the protagonist of the upset. In the confrontation between Hong Kong and Iran, a twisted drama was written in which Hong Kong defeated Iran. Hong Kong saved Poon’s precious first goal and won 1-0.

Japan and Hong Kong will face off at the Xiaoshan Sports Center Stadium at 7pm on the 4th.

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