The Korean national football team (ranked 25th in the FIFA rankings) led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann played Uruguay (ranked 16th in the FIFA rankings) in the 2nd leg of the March A match at the ‘Hana Bank Invitational National Soccer Team Friendly Match’ held at Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8:00 pm on Tuesday the 28th. ) and a tight 1-1 match.
Korea started with a 4-2-3-1 formation. 먹튀검증Hwang Ui-jo came out as a one-top striker. In the second line, Lee Jae-seong, Son Heung-min, and Lee Kang-in were herpes. Jung Woo-young (Al Sadd) and Hwang In-beom protected the midfield. The 4th back was Lee Ki-je, Kim Young-kwon, Kim Min-jae, and Kim Tae-hwan. The goalkeeper gloves were worn by Cho Hyeon-woo.
Uruguay also faced off with a 4-2-3-1 formation. Maxi Gomez was positioned in the front line, and Jonathan Rodriguez, Federico Valverde, and Facunto Torres built the second line. Midfield was played by Matthias Vesino and Manuel Ugarte. The defense consisted of Joaquin Piqueres, Sebastian Coates, Santiago Bueno and Jose Rodriguez. The goalkeeper was Santiago Mele.
The revenge match was concluded in 4 months. The two teams faced each other at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Both teams ended the game 0-0 after a fierce midfield battle. At that time, an incident occurred that angered Korean fans just before the end of the game. Uruguayan midfielder Valverde performed an uppercut ceremony after winning the ball competition with Lee Kang-in.
Korean fans did not forget the provocation four months ago. When Valverde was caught on the big screen, fans booed. However, Valverde went into the game with a completely unconcerned expression. Even in the booing of 60,000 spectators, Valverde proved his class. Valverde, who started as a second-line central striker, ran all over the field and threatened Korea’s goal. He also assisted Uruguay’s opening goal in the 10th minute.
However, after giving up the initiative, he started a series of rough plays. In the 8th minute of the second half, he made a killing tackle on Hwang In-beom. Kim Tae-hwan was furious at the scene. Kim Tae-hwan immediately approached Valverde and had an argument.
Meanwhile, in the 6th minute of the second half, Hwang In-beom, who received a cutback from Lee Ki-je, shook the net with a light shot, leading Korea to 1-1 in the second half.