Hwang In-beom scored the equalizer and the match started.
The Korean national soccer team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, faces off against Uruguay (ranked 16th in the FIFA rankings) in the ‘Hana Bank Invitational National Football Team Friendly Match’ held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8:00 pm on the 28th. Hwang In-beom’s equalizer made the score 1-1.
Coach Klinsman started Hwang Ui-jo, Son Heung-min,스포츠토토 Lee Kang-in, Lee Jae-seong, Jeong Woo-young (Al Sadd), Hwang In-beom, Kim Min-jae, Kim Young-kwon, Lee Gi-je and Kim Tae-hwan as starters. Cho Hyun-woo was chosen instead of Kim Seung-kyu as the goalkeeper.
Uruguay fired the first shot. The ball was passed to the right in the 3rd minute of the first half, and Rodriguez fired a right-footed shot from the right side of the penalty box, but Kim Min-jae blocked it with his body.
Korea launched a counterattack. In the 6th minute of the first half, Hwang In-beom hit and ran near the half line, but the Uruguayan defense blocked it. Korea has passed the crisis. In the 7th minute of the first half, Valverde connected the ball with a volley shot in front of the Korean goal, and Jo Hyun-woo made a save.
In the end, Korea allowed the first run. In the 10th minute of the first half, Valverde raised a corner kick, and Coates rose high and split the net with his head. Korea, who allowed the first goal, counterattacked. In the 13th minute of the first half, Hwang In-beom took a shot with his left foot, but the Uruguayan defense blocked it. Korea got the mood little by little. Lee Kang-in, who received a one-two pass in the 14th minute of the first half, deceived the defense with a turn in the penalty box, but was blocked by the Uruguay defense.
Korea continued to drive. In the 20th minute of the first half, Hwang In-beom passed a roving pass to Son Heung-min, who penetrated from the half line forward, but Rodriguez blocked it. Then, in the 24th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min broke through from the left and raised a cross, but Piqueres cleared it with his head.
A variable occurred in Korea. In the 33rd minute of the first half, Jung Woo-young felt uncomfortable and collapsed on the pitch. In the end, Son Jun-ho was put in place of Jung Woo-young, who could no longer play. Korea tried to tie the game. In the 37th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min took a free kick opportunity, wound it himself and hit it, but it flew high.
Korea missed an unfortunate opportunity. In the 38th minute of the first half, Lee Kang-in crossed from the right, and Lee Ki-je fired a left-footed volley, but it missed the goal slightly. Uruguay also looked for an additional goal. In the 45th minute of the first half, Torres caught a cross from the right and hit it, but Cho Hyun-woo caught it. The first half ended with Korea leading 0-1.
As the second half started, Uruguay made a substitution. Coach Brolli replaced Ugarte with Carballo. Lee Kang-in showed light movements in the second half as well. In the 5th minute of the second half, Lee Kang-in directly wound the free kick he had earned, but was caught in front of the goalkeeper Melee.
In the end, Korea made a tie. In the 6th minute of the second half, Lee Gi-je from the left gave a left-footed cutback after breaking through the half space, and Hwang In-beom, who was rushing in, finished lightly. The second half is nnow 1-1.