The Korean men’s hockey team, ranked 9th in the world, fought hard against the Netherlands, ranked 3rd in the world, but could not overcome the high wall.
Korea, led by coach Shin Seok-gyo, lost 1-5 to the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the 15th FIH Men’s World Cup held in Bhubaneswar, India on the 25th (local time).
Korea faced off tightly in the first quarter and finished 0-0, and also showed a scoreless performance in the second quarter until 4 minutes before the end. 온라인바카라
However, he allowed a run in the 11th minute of the second quarter, and was dragged away with an extra point in the penalty corner at the beginning of the third quarter. Korea, trailing by 0-4, escaped the loss by Seo In-woo (Gimhae City Hall) reporting a goal in the 5th minute of the 4th quarter.
The Netherlands is a world powerhouse. He won the World Cup three times in 1973, 1990 and 1998 and won gold medals at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. They did not concede a single goal in the previous three group stage matches. The score dedicated to Korea that day was the first loss in the tournament.
After a 5-5 draw in the round of 16 against Argentina, Korea won a penalty shootout 3-2 victory and succeeded in advancing to the quarterfinals, which was their goal. It was the first time in 13 years since the 2010 World Cup that they achieved the feat of reaching the quarterfinals.
Korea’s best ever World Cup performance for men’s hockey was 4th in 2002 and 2006.
Meanwhile, the semi-finals of this World Cup will be held between the Netherlands and Belgium and Australia and Germany.