The South Korean national soccer team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, will play a friendly A match against the Vietnamese national soccer team at Suwon World Cup Stadium at 8 p.m. on the 17th. South Korea, which won 4-0 against Tunisia on the 13th, will try to win two consecutive home A matches. South Korea is ranked 26th in the FIFA rankings, and Vietnam is ranked 95th in the FIFA rankings. 스포츠토토
“Korea is a world-class strong team. I prepared well and came back. If you want to face Korea, you have to prepare in a different way than before. Vietnam should experience this A-match and grow to often compete with strong teams in the future,” he vowed.
Q: How do you feel preparing for the Korean match.
The first match was against China, and the next opponent is strong team Korea. I prepared well. If you want to face Korea, you have to prepare in a different way than before. Korea is a world class team. I brought new players. It is the process of creating a team step by step. Vietnam’s goal is to experience A matches and grow further, and later often play with strong teams.
- Korean fans remember Trussier as the Japanese national team coach for the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup. What is the difference between the Korean team at the time and the Korean team recently.
Compared to 20 years ago, Korean players now are recognized in Europe. He is also regarded as the best player in Europe. It’s leveled upward. It proves the reason for consistently playing in the World Cup. The players’ basic skills have improved. There are many promising young players. The difference with other countries is getting smaller.
Q: Is there any other player you want to face besides Son Heung-min.
I will not mention a specific Korean player. There are many new players in the Vietnamese national team. It’s good for these players to play against a strong team like Korea. Vietnam cannot be compared with teams such as Korea, China, and Uzbekistan, but there are many things to learn. So I planned this Asia tour.
What is Vietnam’s goal in tomorrow’s match against Korea. He used young players in the match between China and Uzbekistan. Will it be the same for Korea.
It’s the process of becoming a team. The match against Korea is a big opportunity. All players will do their best, regardless of the young players. The match against Korea is not a test match. I hope the players do their best.