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 Will Lee Ki-je (33, Suwon Samsung) get a chance to wash away his regrets from the first game? There is a growing possibility that he will start again.

The Korean national soccer team, led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, will play the second match of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup Group E against Jordan at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar, at 8:30 p.m. on the 20th (Korean time).

Korea got off to a good start by beating Bahrain 3-1 in the first match of Group E held on the 15th. Hwang In-beom scored the first goal, and Lee Kang-in scored multiple goals.

It was not as easy a victory as expected. In the early stages of the game, Korea was unable to break through Bahrain’s well-organized defense and faced the risk of conceding a goal due to a sharp counterattack. 

In addition, Park Yong-woo, Kim Min-jae, and Lee Ki-je received yellow cards in succession, raising alarm bells in the defensive line.

Klinsmann, who was anxious, took a breather when Hwang In-beom scored the opening goal in the 38th minute of the first half. 

However, in the 6th minute of the second half, they lost the momentum by giving up an equalizer to Abdullah Al Hashash.

Lee Ki-je gave up the goal with a momentary mistake. Jeong Seung-hyun’s handling of the ball was disappointing,

but the problem was that Lee Ki-je gave up possession in the previous situation. 

He, who had already received one warning, was replaced by Kim Tae-hwan and left the stadium immediately after conceding the goal.

Fortunately, Korea succeeded in taking three points with Lee Kang-in’s subsequent two goals. 

However, in the second half, Cho Kyu-sung and Son Heung-min received warnings,

leaving as many as five players with yellow cards, and Lee Ki-je’s shaky performance remained a factor of concern.

In particular, there were many voices pointing out Lee Ki-je. He has not played a single game for his team Suwon Samsung,

which was relegated from K-League 1, since the Incheon game on September 30 last year. 

As his injuries and poor performance continued, there were many concerns about whether it was right to select him for the national team, and he ended up showing a disappointing performance on the actual stage.

Klinsmann, who was anxious, took a breather when Hwang In-beom scored the opening goal in the 38th minute of the first half. 

However, in the 6th minute of the second half, they lost the momentum by giving up an equalizer to Abdullah Al Hashash.

Lee Ki-je gave up the goal with a momentary mistake. Jeong Seung-hyun’s handling of the ball was disappointing,

but the problem was that Lee Ki-je gave up possession in the previous situation. 

He, who had already received one warning, was replaced by Kim Tae-hwan and left the stadium immediately after conceding the goal. 카지노사이트 백링크

Fortunately, Korea succeeded in taking three points with Lee Kang-in’s subsequent two goals. 

However, in the second half, Cho Kyu-sung and Son Heung-min received warnings, leaving as many as five players with yellow cards, and Lee Ki-je’s shaky performance remained a factor of concern.

In particular, there were many voices pointing out Lee Ki-je. He has not played a single game for his team Suwon Samsung, which was relegated from K-League 1, since the Incheon game on September 30 last year. 

As his injuries and poor performance continued, there were many concerns about whether it was right to select him for the national team, and he ended up showing a disappointing performance on the actual stage.

In fact, as coach Klinsmann, there are not many options. This is because Kim Jin-su, another left defender, is rehabilitating from a calf injury. 

On the 17th, he was excluded from team training alone and came out of the grass to focus on stretching with a physical coach. Kim Jin-su did not even wear soccer shoes.

The timing of his return is not yet known. Coach Klinsmann said, “We trained with Kim Jin-su and Hwang Hee-chan every day.

They are getting better,” and added, “The players know their own body condition best. They talk to the doctor as well as Hwang Hee-chan and Kim Jin-soo once a day.

However, it is still impossible to predict. “I can’t do it,” he said.

In fact, it is impossible to participate in the match against Jordan. Naturally, a picture is drawn of Lee Ki-je starting as a starter once again. 

He can regain his confidence if he shows well against Jordan, who defeated Malaysia 4-0.

Of course, it is also possible to place Seol Young-woo on the left and entrust Kim Tae-hwan to the right, as was done in the second half of the Bahrain match. 

However, as this was a measure taken to guard against cumulative warnings and expulsions, it does not seem likely that it will be brought up from the beginning. 

Will Lee Ki-je get a chance to repay Coach Klinsmann’s faith?

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