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10MA TOPICS! [KOREA REP FA] NT Fails to Advance to the Round of 16 Despite Winning Against Germany

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July 3, 2018

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The spirit and effort of Taegeuk Warriors touched people’s hearts. Although Korea Republic National Football Team failed to advance to the Round of 16 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, they crashed out the defending champion, Germany, out of the World Cup.

At the final round of the group match for Group F which was held at Kazan Arena, Russia on the 28th, the National Team won against the 1st of FIFA Ranking team, Germany, by the score of 2-0. Team Korea finished the World Cup as the 3rd place of Group F with 3 winning points (1 win, 2 losses, 0 goal difference). In Group F, Sweden (2 wins, 1 loss, +3 goal difference) and Mexico (2 wins, 1 loss, -1 goal difference) advanced to the Round of 16 and Germany (1 win, 2 losses, -2 goal difference) finished the World Cup, ranking the last within the group.

Team Korea kicked off with 4-4-2 formation. SON Heungmin and KOO Jacheol played at the very front with MOON Seonmin, JUNG Wooyoung, JANG Hyunsoo and LEE Jaesung supporting them at the center of the field. KI Sungyueng could not make it to this match due to his injuries from the match with Mexico. JUNG Wooyoung replaced KI Sungyueng’s place and made his name on the start and JANG Hyunsoo played in cooperation with him as a midfielder, instead of playing as a defender as he did in the last two games. The four defenders were HONG Chul, KIM Younggwon, YUN Youngsun and LEE Yong, with CHO Hyunwoo keeping the goal post......

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