Sun Hong-ho Hwang wins Asian Games gold over Japan. Japan also lost in the manners department with a “killer tackle” on Uhm Won-sang just before the end of the game.
Hwang Sun-hong’s Asian Games team defeated Japan 2-1 in the men’s football final of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China, at 9 p.m. ET on Sunday.
With the win, Hwang became the third Asian Games men’s soccer player to win a gold medal, joining Lee Kwang-jong-ho at Incheon 2014 and Kim Hak-beom at Jakarta-Palembang 2018. A number of athletes, including Lee Kang-in, received military honors in addition to their gold medals. Jung Woo-young scored his eighth goal of the tournament to top the scoring charts.
It was Japan who struck first. In the second minute of the first half, in a chaotic situation in front of the goal, a pass was sent to Kotaro Uchino at the right post, and Uchino calmly fired a right-footed shot into the Korean net.
After swallowing their disappointment, Korea pushed forward in search of an equalizer. In the 27th minute, Jung Woo-young headed home an early cross from Hwang Jae-won at the far post to equalize. With momentum on their side, South Korea took a 2-1 lead 11 minutes into the second half through Cho Young-wook’s right-footed rebound.
Coach Hwang Sun-hong brought on Uhm Won-sang for Cho Young-wook in the 27th minute to further increase the team’s pace. The idea was to try and find space in the back of Japan’s defense, which would gradually drop back in search of an equalizer. Uhm Won-sang did exactly what Hwang Sun-hong wanted, sending shivers down the spine of the Japanese defense on several occasions.
In the fifth minute of second-half stoppage time, Uhm picked up the ball on the left flank and used her speed to 카지노 peel off the defense. The defenders were all behind her. All she had to do was go one-on-one with the goalkeeper.
Japan’s Sato Kane then attempted a back-tackle on Uhm Won-sang. Uhm Won-sang had been injured in the previous match against Uzbekistan when he was back-tackled by defender Yuldoshev. As a result, he started the match on the bench instead of starting.
Nevertheless, as Japan grew desperate, Uhm Won-sang was back-tackled again. This is the worst kind of behavior to try to back-tackle an injured player.
This was one of the worst tackles of the game. They still didn’t win the game. Korea completely outplayed Japan in both skill and manners in this game.