South Korea’s men’s football team, bidding for a third consecutive Asian Games title, cruised to victory in their second group game in Hangzhou to top their pool and book their place in the Round of 16.Hwang Sun-hong’s men recorded a convincing 4-0 win over Thailand in their second Group E match of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Jinhua Sports Centre Stadium in Zhejiang Province, China, on 21 November .Having won both of their group games, Hwang Sun-hong’s men have now accumulated six points to secure top spot in Group E.In the previous match, second-placed Bahrain (2 points) drew with Kuwait, eliminating any chance of South Korea taking over the top spot regardless of the final result. The winner of Group E will face the runner-up of Group F, which features North Korea, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan and Chinese Taipei, in the round of 16.South Korea, which exploded for a combined 13 goals in two games following its 9-0 win over Kuwait, will play its final group game against Bahrain on 24 April .Head coach Hwang Sun-hong deployed Park Jae-yong (Jeonbuk) up front, while other K League strikers such as Go Young-joon (Pohang), Uhm Won-sang (Ulsan) and Ahn Jae-joon (Bucheon) were also actively looking for goals .Hwang Jae-won (Daegu), Park Jin-seop (Jeonbuk), Lee Jae-ik (Seoul Eland) and Seol Young-woo (Ulsan) formed the back four, with Hong Hyun-seok (Ghent) and captain Baek Seung-ho supporting them in midfield. Lee Kwang-yeon (Gangwon) was the starting goalkeeper. Korea opened the scoring with a header from Hong Hyun-seok just 15 minutes after kick-off and went on to score four goals in the first half .Five minutes after Hong Hyun-seok’s goal, Ahn Jae-joon scored his second goal of the game when the opposing defence failed to handle a ball that was flowing in front of him and he struck it with a hard right foot .In the 39th minute, Uhm Won-sang continued his goal-scoring streak against Kuwait. After a 2-on-1 pass, she beat the defence for a split second before breaking into the box and rattling the net with a powerful right-footed shot. In first-half stoppage time, defender Lee Jae-ik also tasted goal. This time, it was a set-piece situation and the Thai defence failed to clear the ball perfectly, allowing Lee Jae-Ik to make it 4-0 in the first half with a thunderous shot. Coach Hwang was not satisfied with the four-goal deficit, so at the start of the second half, he removed Uhm Won-sang and introduced Jung Woo-young (Stuttgart), and in the 31st minute, he introduced Cho Young-wook (Gimcheon) in place of Ko Young-joon .Cho, who scored two goals in Kuwait, had a golden opportunity to score just four minutes after taking the field when he intercepted a pass that was headed for the keeper. However, he was unable to add to his tally as he narrowly missed the target .Meanwhile, Lee Kang-in, who had arrived in Hangzhou earlier in the day, was left out of the squad due to the tight schedule and watched his teammates perform from the stands instead of the bench .He could not hide his delight as he exchanged a series of high fives with the Korean Football Association officials 바카라사이트 in attendance after each of Hwang’s goals

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