The South Korea U-17 national football team, led by Byun Sung-hwan, lost 1-2 to Burkina Faso in their third match of Group E at the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2023 at the Jalan Harupat Stadium in Soreang, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia on June 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Final match against Burkina Faso. South Korea had lost its last two matches against the United States and France and was in third place in the group. Already out of the running for a spot in the knockout stages, the team had to put all their hopes on a wild card, which is awarded to the top four nations in the group.레모나토토 주소
Of course, the chances were slim. Third-placed Japan and third-placed Iran in Group D already had six points, and third-placed Uzbekistan in Group B had four points. South Korea’s only hope was to overtake third-place Mexico in Group F. But in their previous match, Mexico thrashed New Zealand 4-0 to claim the last remaining spot in the round of 16.
Despite the elimination, the team was determined to get their first win and get a taste of Yoojong. Kim Yoo-gun, Hong Seong-min, Yang Min-hyuk, Jin Tae-ho, Kim Myung-joon, Baek In-woo, Yoon Do-young, Cha Je-hoon, Kang Min-woo, Lee Chang-woo, and Lee Su-ro started the match.
Burkina Faso opened the scoring. In the third minute of the first half, Diarra’s cross was met by Sokondo in the box, but his header went wide of the right side of the goal. Burkina Faso gained momentum. In the 17th minute, Diarra fired a right-footed shot from inside the box off a pass from Valde Ba that was saved by the goalkeeper.
Burkina Faso continued to attack and took the lead. In the 24th minute, Diarra fired a right-footed shot from inside the box off a pass from Valde Ba to split the Korean goal. Burkina Faso dominated the offense until the end of the first half. In first-half stoppage time, Ouattara fired a left-footed mid-range shot from outside the box off a pass from Diarra, but it went wide left of the goal. The first half ended with Burkina Faso holding a 1-0 lead.
Early in the second half, South Korea equalized. In the fourth minute of the second half, Kim Myung-joon scored the equalizer with a right-footed shot from inside the box after receiving a pass from Bae Sung-ho. Burkina Faso tried to regain the lead. In the 14th minute of the second half, Ouattara attempted a header in the box off a cross from Camara, but it was not on target.
Burkina Faso continued to press. In the 23rd minute, Uedraogo received a pass from Alio and tried to shoot with his left foot in the box, but the ball went over the top of the goal. South Korea took a knee to Burkina Faso’s attack. In the 41st minute, Kamara scored with a right-footed shot after receiving a pass from Alio in the box. No further goals were scored and the game ended with a 2-1 victory for Burkina Faso.