Korean football completely defeated by china
In their second match of the four-nation East Asian Football Championships, Korea lost to China 3-0 at Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday night. During the 31 year span,
Korea had been on a 27 game unbeaten streak (16 wins and 11 losses) against China since the 1-0 win at the 1978 Bangkok Asian Game on Dec. 17.
“There are several reasons for the loss but the end to the unbeaten streak was inevitable,” stated manager Huh Jung-moo in a post-match interview.
Tae-hwi in his place. The switch backfired as Korea struggled to produce on offense and looked shaky on defense.
“We used some players who had not played a whole lot with each other and it led to an unfavorable result,” said Huh. “As a team, we played a horrible match.”
Korea defeated Hong Kong 5-0 in their opening match of the tournament on Feb. 7 and will face their archrivals Japan on Lunar New Year’s Day on Sunday to conclude the tournament.
By Jason Kim [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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