China, the next international match opponent for the Korean national team, won in an away trip to Thailand.
China came from behind and won 2-1 in the first match of Group C of the 2026 North and Central America World Cup Asia 2nd qualifying round held at Ratchamangala Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on the 16th (Korean time). 카지노사이트
In the 23rd minute of the first half, Thailand’s Sarah Yuen (BG Pathum United FC) scored first to put China ahead, but 6 minutes later, China’s Wu Lei (Shanghai Haigang) scored, and in the 29th minute of the second half, China’s Wang Shangyuan (Henan FC) scored. With this score, China was able to achieve a come-from-behind victory.
China, which is aiming to advance to the World Cup finals for the first time in 24 years since the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup, is in Group C of the second Asian qualifying round along with Korea, Singapore, and Thailand.
In the case of the 2026 North and Central America World Cup, as the number of participating countries increases, the number of tickets allocated to Asia has also increased to 8.5, which is expected to increase China’s will to advance to the finals.
Meanwhile, the Korean national team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, won 5-0 in the game against Singapore that day. Starting with Cho Kyu-sung’s first goal, Hwang Hee-chan, Son Heung-min, Hwang Ui-jo, and Lee Kang-in scored goals in succession in the second half.
The second round of the preliminary round between Korea and China will be held at 9 p.m. on the 21st. The Korean national team is scheduled to leave for China on the morning of the 19th to play against China.