North Korea’s men’s and women’s soccer teams headed to the quarterfinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.
The North Korean men’s Asian Games soccer team won 2-0 against Bahrain in the round of 16 of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at the East Stadium of Zhejiang Normal University in China at 5:30 pm (Korean time) on the 27th. With this, North Korea succeeded in advancing to the quarterfinals.
The first goal was scored in extra time. North Korea’s Kim Kyung-seok’s cross from the right was answered by Kang Kuk-cheol with an accurate shot, splitting the net.
The first half ended with North Korea leading 1-0.
토토사이트In the second half, North Korea scored an additional goal. In the 17th minute of the second half, the defense cleared Ri Il-song’s cross from the left flank, but it flowed to Kim Kuk-beom outside the box, who hit a mid-range shot with his left foot. The powerful shot hit the crossbar and then hit the net.
In the 45th minute of the second half, Lee Jo-guk attempted to score an additional goal with a sharp header, but it missed the goal.
Five minutes of extra time were given, but the game ended with North Korea winning 2-0. North Korea, which successfully advanced to the quarterfinals, will face the winner of Japan and Myanmar in the quarterfinals on October 1.
The North Korean women’s soccer team, which played the second match of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games Group C at the Yunzhou Sports Center Stadium in China at 5 p.m., faced Singapore and won 10-0. It is another ‘goal feast’ following the 7-0 win in the first game.
As a result, North Korea, which achieved two wins in the group stage, secured first place in the group with six points and succeeded in advancing to the quarterfinals.
In Group C, where North Korea belongs, only two teams, North Korea and Singapore, competed as Cambodia, which was in the same group, did not participate. North Korea maintained first place in the group by recording scores of 7-0 and 10-0 in the first and second games, respectively, showing off its firepower with a goal difference of 17.
North Korea scored the first goal in the 3rd minute of the first half. North Korea took the lead early on with Kim Kyung-yong’s early goal, but ran away with An Myeong-song’s additional goal in the 15th minute of the first half, and Kim Kyung-yong found the net again in the 17th minute.
North Korea scored seven goals in the first half alone, including Kim Kyung-yong’s penalty kick in the 19th minute. Kim Gyeong-yong scored 4 goals alone in the first half.
North Korea, which finished the first half with a 7-0 score, scored again in the second half. In the 15th minute of the second half, An Myung-song hit the net again, making the score 8-0.
North Korea even had a substitute player score a goal. In the 26th minute of the second half, Bong Song-ae scored an additional point, making the score 9-0. North Korea scored another goal in extra time in the second half, winning 10-0 and advancing to the quarterfinals.