South Korea sets foot in the World Cup.. direct confrontations with Lebanon "shocking"

The South Korean national football team put forward the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, after winning a difficult 1-0 victory from its Lebanese host yesterday at Sidon Municipal Stadium (South) in the seventh round of the first group of Asian qualifiers.

Gui-Sung Cho scored the only goal of the match (45 + 1), which was held in the presence of a crowd.

The South Korean team raised its score to 17 points, while Lebanon's balance froze at five points in fourth place.

This is the 12th victory for the South Korean team in the history of its meetings with its Lebanese counterpart, compared to a single victory for the "Men of the Cedars" team and three draws.

The Czech coach of the Lebanon national team, Ivan Hashek, suffered impressive absences, after the playmaker Muhammad Haidar tested positive for the Corona virus, to join the group of absentees, who are the suspended winger Rabie Ataya, playmaker Basil Jaradi, who underwent surgery, and the strikers Omar Shaban “Bogel” (Sutton United, England). ) and Hadi Ghandour (Chlmsford, England).

Hashek played the match, relying on a balanced squad led by defensive Joan Al-Omri alongside Robert Melki, Maher Sabra and Qassem Al-Zein, while the returning captain, Hassan Maatouk, occupied the offensive front with the duo Hassan Saad "Sony" and Mohamed Kdouh, while the midfield was led by George Melki with Muhammad Ali Al-Dahini and Walid Shore. .

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