South Korea can meet North Korea in the round of 16. The South Korean men’s national football team at the Asian Games, led by head coach Hwang Sun-hong, won 4-0 in the second Group E match of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games against Thailand at the Jinhua Sports Center Stadium in China on September 21. 토토사이트링크 With two consecutive wins, South Korea has confirmed its advance to the round of 16 at the top of the group regardless of the results of the third round.
South Korea, which is ranked first in Group E, is ranked second in Group F. Group F includes North Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia and Kyrgyzstan. Depending on the result of the third round, North Korea will rank second in Group F, and there is a possibility that it will be South Korea’s opponent.
As of the end of the second round, North Korea ranks first in the group with two wins, and Indonesia ranks second with one win and one loss. The two teams will face off in the final round. If Indonesia wins the final match, the rankings of the two teams will be reversed.
If North Korea tops Group F, the inter-Korean match can only take place in the final or bronze medal match. The last face-off between South Korea and North Korea at the U-23 national team level was in the final of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. Korea won 1-0 with Lim Chang-woo’s winning goal after extra time.
Meanwhile, South Korea will play the final group match against Bahrain on the 24th. As the outcome of the game has not affected the ranking, it is expected that the players will focus on adjusting their condition.