soccer team defeated Lebanon thanks to the winning goal from Son Heung-min, the captain, and passed the second qualifying round of the World Cup with a 6-game unbeaten streak.
Correspondent Lee Jeong-chan.
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12th minute of the first half, Lebanon's counterattack first hit the national team and was taken away.
After that, captain Son Heung-min led the counterattack.
In the 26th minute of the first half, a sensational shot was blocked by a defender just before crossing the goal line, and he swallowed a disappointment, but Son Heung-min solved the clue with his toes.
In the 5th minute of the second half, he delivered a sharp corner kick to Song Min-gyu's head and induced the opponent's own goal.
After 15 minutes, I came out as a 'direct fixer'.
After a quick breakthrough, he pierced a forward pass towards Nam Tae-hee, where the opponent defender's handball foul came and a penalty kick was declared.
Son Heung-min, who started as a kicker, after seeing a goal in 1 year and 8 months, prayed for recovery by drawing the number 23 of Tottenham's former teammate Eriksen, who collapsed at the stadium earlier, with his finger,
[Son Heung-min / Soccer team captain: Eriksen, health have to I love you]
We celebrated the 27th goal of A match with a unique camera ceremony.
The national team with a 2-1 comeback victory advanced to the final qualifier with 5 wins, 1 draw and no loss.
Heung-Min Son remained at the stadium until the end and shared the joy with the fans.
[Son Heung-min / Soccer team captain: I think I'm very lucky. Being the captain of such a team is itself. (In the final qualifier) I hope we can become such a team that can overcome all difficult roads.] The
national team aiming to qualify for the World Cup for the 10th time in a row will be convened again in September and will begin the seven-month final qualifier.