Korean women’s soccer, 1-2 loss to Italy… Arnold Clark Cup 3-game losing streak closed

February 23, 2023 0 Comments

The Korean women’s soccer team ended the tournament with a three-game losing streak at the Arnold Clark Cup.

The Korean women’s national soccer team 토토사이트(ranked 15th in the FIFA rankings) led by coach Colin Bell (England) defeated Italy (ranked 17th) in the 2023 Arnold Clark Cup third leg held at the Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, England on the 23rd (Korean time). lost to 2 

Korea started this tournament in preparation for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which will open on July 20.

South Korea, which previously lost 0-4 to England (4th place), the winner of the Women’s Euro 2022 (2022 European Championships), and 1-2 to Belgium (20th place), lost to Italy and ended the tournament with a 3-game losing streak.

South Korea conceded in the 6th minute of the first half. In the 24th minute of the second half, ace Ji So-yeon (Suwon FC) scored an equalizer with a right-footed kick shot after Choi Yu-ri’s pass. Korea had several goal chances after that, but failed to turn the game around.  

In the end, the national team conceded an unexpected goal to Martina Rosuchi in extra time in the second half. It looked like the opponent was offside, but the referee recognized the goal as it was.

South Korea fell significantly from 39% to 61% in ball possession that day. The number of shots (7-16) and the number of shots on target (3-6) were also inferior.  

Korea has a record of 14 wins, 7 draws and 9 losses in A-matches under coach Bell.  

The host country, England, defeated Belgium (2 wins, 1 loss) 6-1 and won the championship with a total of 3 wins (9 points). 

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