Coach Hwang Sun-hong won all-time criticism and 2002 hero won the gold medal

The Asian Games national team, led by head coach Hwang Sun-hong, won the gold medal with Jung Woo-young’s equalizer and Cho Young-wook’s come-from-behind goal in the men’s football final of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China, at 9 p.m. on the 7th (Korea time).

With this gold medal, Korean soccer won three consecutive soccer gold medals following 2014 and 2018. 토토사이트

South Korea lost a point in the second minute of the first half. He was pierced by a dribble breakthrough from the left and the defense blocked the cross, but he passed to Kotaro Uchino at the right post in a mixed situation at the gate and calmly split the Korean net with a right-footed shot. A run in the first minute and 18 seconds of the game.

Jung Woo-young equalized in the 27th minute of the first half. From the right, Jung Woo-young flew Hwang Jae-won’s early cross from the far post and scored a heading equalizer. Jung Woo Young’s 8th goal of the tournament.

After Hwang Jae-won’s breakthrough in the center in the 11th minute of the second half, Cho Young-wook shot Jung Woo-young’s pass in the box with his right foot, and South Korea succeeded in reversing 2-1 and eventually won the gold medal.

Public opinion about coach Hwang Sun-hong was not very good just before the competition. Starting with a 0-3 loss against Korea and Japan in the quarterfinals at the AFC U-23 Asian Cup last year, criticism was very high due to a series of injuries to one win and one loss in away evaluation matches in China in June this year. And in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers held before the start of the tournament, he lost to Qatar and repeatedly fought against the underdogs, even hearing, “It’s hard to win the gold medal because of Hwang Sun-hong.”

However, Hwang broke through the group stage with 16 points and no points, starting with a 9-0 victory over Kuwait in the first round of the group stage, and won the gold medal with a 5-1 victory over Kyrgyzstan in the round of 16, a 2-0 victory over China in the quarterfinals, a 2-1 victory over Uzbekistan in the semifinals, and a 2-1 victory over Korea-Japan.

Coach Hwang said even before the tournament, “I will win a gold medal with my life on the line.” The Asian Games were so desperate that he said he would risk his life even though he had a great career as a coach, including the Pohang Steelers’ miraculous K-League victory in 2013, as a hero of the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup and the second-most goals scored in A matches.

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