Ⓒ JoongAng Ilbo / JoongAng Ilbo Japanese version2021.08.01 09:08
South Korea lost 3-6 to Mexico in the semi-finals of the Olympics.
The Korean national team, led by coach Kim Hakubom, lost in the Olympic men’s soccer quarterfinals against Mexico on the 31st at the Yokohama International Stadium.
South Korea, who returned 1-3 in the first half including a penalty kick, gave 3 points in the second half and only recovered 2 points. Korean soccer will be eliminated from the Olympics in this match.
On the other hand, Japan had a 0-0 draw in 120 minutes until the extra time in the match against New Zealand on that day, and won the penalty shootout 4-2. Japan will compete with Spain for the final in the semi-finals.