‘Yago hat-trick’ leads Gangwon to 4-1 win over Incheon…leap to 4th place in K League 1

Gangwon FC moved up to fourth place in the K League 1 after defeating Incheon United, led by a hat-trick from Yago.

Gangwon rode a hat-trick from Yago to a 4-1 win at home against Incheon United in the eighth round of the Hana Bank K League 1 2024 at Songam Sports Town in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, on Wednesday.

After recovering from the shock of a 0-4 defeat at Ulsan on the 13th, Gangwon moved up from seventh to fourth place with three wins, three draws and two losses (12 points). They are level on points with Suwon FC, 카지노사이트 but have the advantage in goals scored. Gangwon has 15 goals, Suwon FC has eight.

Incheon, winless in its last three matches (one draw and two losses), remained in ninth place with two wins, four draws and two losses (9 points).

Yago was the star of Gangwon’s victory. Yago, who hadn’t scored in five games this season prior to this match, looked sharp against Incheon.

After dominating from the start, Gangwon opened the scoring in the 19th minute through Yago.

After receiving a cross from Yoon Seok-young, Yago rattled the net with an exquisite left-footed turner. Yago’s masquerade goal of the season.

Kangwon widened the gap in first-half stoppage time, capitalizing on opponent mistakes to score back-to-back goals. Kangwon scored in the 46th minute when Yang Min-hyuk, who stole the ball from the opponent, sent a ground ball cross to Yago in front of the arc after a dribble break, and Yago scored with a left-footed shot into the right corner.

Kangwon added a third goal three minutes later. Hwang Moon-ki’s cross from the right flank was headed into the net by Kim Yi-seok.

Yago completed his hat trick eight minutes into the second half. He finished off a cross from Hwang Mungi down the right flank with a non-stop right-footed shot from the front of the arc.

Incheon had to settle for a late goal from Mugosa in the 34th minute to avoid defeat.

The match between Daegu FC and Daejeon Hana Citizens at DGB Park in Daegu ended in a goalless draw.

Daegu made a change on Sept. 19 when Choi Won-kwon resigned as head coach due to poor performance and was replaced by Chung Sun-ho, but the team was unable to get a win at Anbang. After three consecutive draws, Daegu is in 10th place with a record of 1W, 4D, 3L (7 points).

Daejeon also failed to move out of the bottom 12 with 1-3-4 (6 points) after three consecutive games without a win (one draw and two losses).

The game was a frustrating affair as the two teams were unable to open up each other’s defense. In the second half of stoppage time, Daejeon‘s Kim Seung-dae found the back of the net, but the goal was disallowed due to offside.

In the end, the teams played to a 0-0 draw.

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‘Four-game winning streak’ Suwon takes first lead since relegation…beats Anyang 3-1

Suwon Samsung, which dropped down to the K League 2 this year, beat FC Anyang to move to the top of the table with four straight wins.

Suwon won 3-1 away from home in the eighth round of the Hana Bank K League 2 2024 at the Anyang Sports Complex on Nov. 21.

With the win in what has been dubbed the “fulcrum derby” between the two teams, Suwon improved to 6-2-2 (18 points) with four consecutive wins to overtake 현금홀덤사이트 Anyang (5-1-1, 16 points) at the top of the standings.

Suwon, which finished 12th in K League 1 last season and was relegated to K League 2, took the top spot for the first time in K League 2 on Sunday.

Anyang took the early lead in the match. Anyang threatened the Suwon goal on several occasions through Danrei and Mateus, but Suwon took the lead with just one attack while Anyang was indecisive.

In the 18th minute, Kim Joo-chan pounced on a long ball from Kim Hyun and scored with a chip shot to take the lead.

Riding the wave, Suwon added one more goal. In the 41st minute, Kim headed in a cross from Son Seok-yong from the left flank. It was Kim’s fourth goal of the season.

Anyang struggled to find an equalizer after that, but it was Suwon who scored another goal.

Looking to counterattack, Suwon scored the team’s third goal in the 44th minute when Mulicic found herself one-on-one with the keeper.

Anyang pulled one back in the 48th minute through Kim Woon, but there wasn’t enough time to catch up.


In the match between Ansan Greeners and Gimpo FC at Ansan Wa Stadium on the same day, Gimpo came out on top 2-1. After four games without a win (two draws), Gimpo picked up a valuable victory and sits in 10th place with two wins, two draws and three losses (8 points).

Gimpo took an early lead with back-to-back goals from Lee Hyun-il and Lewis in the fifth and 47th minutes of the first half. Ansan only managed to pull one back in the 10th minute of the second half through Yang Se-young.

At the Asan Yi Sunshin Stadium, Chungnam Asan and Jeonnam Dragons battled to a 1-1 draw. Chungnam Asan’s Jung Mah-ho scored in the 12th minute and Jeonnam Valdivia scored in the 26th minute.

Gyeongnam won 2-1 against Seoul Eland at the Changwon Football Center.

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Jianyun FC keeps pace at the top with 7-0 win over STVFC

Seoul Yongsan-gu’s Gunyung FC (GUNYUNG FC) has kicked off the title race with a win over Seoul Jungnang-gu’s STV FC (STVFC).

The team put on a goal-fest and cruised to a 7-0 victory over STVFC in the fourth round of the Seoul Region of the 2024 K5 League at the Seongnae Yusuji Soccer Stadium on Nov. 21. With the victory, Gunyung FC (9 points) moved to 3-1-1, tied on points with Wolsan Players FC and TNT FC (3+), who have played one game less, and continued to compete for the top spot.

This year’s K5 League features a total of 84 teams across 13 regions. The lowest-ranked team in each region will be relegated to the K6 League, while the top team will qualify for the K5 Championship. The Seoul region consists of eight teams, including last year’s regional champions and K5 Championship winners, 바카라사이트 Wolsan Players.

Founded in 2006, Gunyung FC is based in Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul. The team won promotion in the 2022 K6 League by finishing first in their region, and last year, despite being in their first year of promotion, the team burst onto the scene by finishing third in their region. The team is known for their attacking style of play, scoring 62 goals in the league last year alone.

Before the game, head coach Yoon Hyung-hyung of Gunyung FC said, “We may have the advantage in terms of objective power, but the ball is round, so we won’t let our guard down. We will try to play aggressive soccer with a high line from the beginning of the game.” “It’s a game that depends on when the first goal is scored. Even if we take the lead, if we don’t score quickly, it will be difficult for us.”

In contrast, STV FC, founded in 2016, is a team from Cottonmok-dong, Jungnang-gu, Seoul, that finished runner-up in the K6 League last year and was promoted to the K5 League this year. The team name ‘STV’ stands for ‘Share The Vision’. Unlike most K5 teams, the team has relatively few professional players, and in this match, the starting roster was composed of three professional players.

STVFC Head Coach Jang Ji-won said, “Unlike last year when we played in K6, this year we are the challengers. Most of the teams in K5 are composed of professional players, so the difference in level is definitely felt.” “We have a lot of young players, so we will try to attack the opponent through our physical strength. Even if we lose, we want to show that we can do it too.”

Yoon’s attacking style of soccer worked right from the start. In the second minute of the first half, a cross from the right flank by a teammate was flicked on by captain Lee Kyung-taek with his head. Ko Gi-sung, who was in the doorway, calmly slotted it in to give the team the lead. Then, in the 13th minute of the first half, Ko Gi-sung rattled the net once again on a one-on-one opportunity to complete his multi-goal performance.

Shortly afterward, Kim Sung-wook added to the goal feast with a multi-goal performance. In the 17th minute, Kim scored the team’s third goal with a sharp free kick to the near post, and then rattled the net again two minutes later with a mid-range shot.

After Jung Kyung-tae added another goal in the 37th minute to make it 5-0 at halftime, Gunyung FC didn’t slow down their offense in the second half. In the 15th minute of the second half, substitute Yoon Hyung-hyung, the “Playing Director,” finished off a cross from the left flank by Jang Sung-hyun with his left foot to complete the scoring.

STVFC didn’t go down without a fight midway through the second half. Kim Woo-hyuk’s shot from the left side of the penalty area and Kim Gun-hyung’s header threatened the Gunyung FC goal on several occasions, but were denied by the goalkeeper’s saves, and the game ended with a 7-0 victory for Gunyung FC, with Ham Young-joon adding a goal just before the end of the match.

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How Gaelic football became a fixture on Seoul’s amateur sports scene

Seoul Gaels women compete at a tournament in Jeju in November 2023. [TOM COYNER]

The 2002 FIFA World Cup is remembered as being a breakthrough moment for Korea, who defeated heavyweights Italy and Spain en route to the semifinals, and for cementing football as one of Korea’s most played and followed team sports. A round of 16 game between Ireland and Spain brought tens of thousands of Irish football fans to Suwon, Gyeonggi, and some would return to Korea as expats in an English-teacher boom. Expats brought with them their beloved sport, Gaelic football, opening their first club in 2002 — so goes the Gaelic-in-Korea lore, according to multiple long-time members of the Seoul Gaels, Korea’s oldest Gaelic football team.

Now, the club holds twice-weekly practices around southern Seoul, one on a weekday morning and another on a weekend, and is gearing up for the North Asian Gaelic Games, set to be held in Jeju in May.Kim Na-na, who grew up in Jeju, stumbled into Gaelic about a decade ago. She had wanted to play football, the Premier League kind — she’s a longtime Manchester United fan — but said she struggled to find a women’s club.o, when she saw a flier for Gaelic football practice in Seoul, open to women and players of all skill levels, at a Moroccan restaurant in Haebangchon, she decided to turn up, alone.“It was kind of scary because I’m not really extrovert person and then my English wasn’t perfect,” Kim said. “I remember there was only one or two Koreans there and then mainly Irish people and some Americans.”Ten years later, Kim is a fixture at the Seoul Gaels and regularly travels with the women’s team to compete at international tournaments in Asia and Ireland.“They really welcomed me,” Kim, now 37, said. “I had no expectation for myself, but everyone 토토사이트 really encouraged me.”

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Meet the K League top scorer who spent 2023 in the fourth division

Gangwon FC forward Lee Sang-heon, left, celebrates during a K League match against Daegu FC at Chuncheon Songam Sports Town in Chuncheon, Gangwon on April 3. [GANGWON FC]

Over one month into the 2024 K League 1 season, Gangwon FC forward Lee Sang-heon is the leading scorer with seven goals in six games, outshining strong competitors like 2023 top scorer Joo Min-kyu of Ulsan HD. Twelve months ago he was playing in the fourth division.Lee, 26, has scored in five of the past six games, contributing to Gangwon’s solid run in the league so far.  The team, which struggled throughout last season and barely avoided relegation, sit in fifth-place on the 12-team table with two wins, three draws and one loss as of Thursday. Gangwon are also the second most prolific team in the league with 11 goals — one goal behind Ulsan — thanks largely to Lee’s personal contribution, which is a stark contrast to last season when the team finished the league as the least prolific team with only 30 goals in 38 matches.  But what type of player is Lee and how has he managed to score so many goals?  Comfortable as an attacking midfielder, winger or striker, Lee is able to dribble his way around most defenders, a skill he has put to work for both the U-17 and U-20 national teams.
 
He has played as a striker in Gangwon manager Yoon Jong-hwan’s 4-4-2 formation this season, under which his finishing skills have been more visible. His second goal against Daegu FC on April 3 displayed exactly that strength — he calmly stroked the ball into the net with a chip shot over goalkeeper Oh Seung-hoon inside the penalty area.   Lee is also able to capitalize on space created by fellow striker Yago Cariello, who tends to pull the defense out of position. The goal Lee scored against Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors on April 7 was an example of that, with Lee left unmarked inside the penalty box while Cariello pushed up the other side of the area.   Lee’s stats so far this season have been the best of his career. Lee started his pro career with Ulsan, where he made his debut in 2017 and failed to establish himself as a regular pick, prompting him to move to then-K League 1 team Jeonnam Dragons on loan for the 2018 season.  He returned to Ulsan in 2019 and played for the club for another two seasons, struggling to break into the first team or get any time on the field. Lee joined Gangwon this season from K League 2 side Busan IPark. He moved to Busan in 2021 but his career was a mixed bag. In the 2022 season he scored seven goals and picked up three assists in 31 games, but spent the 2023 슬롯게이밍 season playing for the club’s reserve team in the fourth-tier K4.
 

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An Byeong-hun hangs on to leaders’ coattails after another tough Masters day

An Byeong-hun plays his shot from the 16th tee during the second round of The Players Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on March 15. [GETTY IMAGES]

An Byeong-hun was hanging on to dear life and anything that he could, including his cap, on another wind-swept day at the Masters Tournament on Friday. A battling one-over 73 in the second round meant he also found himself hanging onto the co-leaders’ coattails, with the coveted green jacket firmly in his sights.The 32-year-old produced two wonderful birdies late in his round at Augusta National to stay in the title fight at the year’s first major and will enter the weekend five shots back of Scottie Scheffler (72), Max Homa (71) and Bryson Dechambeau (73), who lead on six-under. “I thought yesterday was hard until I played it today, and it felt harder,” said An, who stands at one-under with six others. “I think the wind was a little stronger today. My hat wasn’t staying on my head for a couple of the holes.”Another tricky day saw winds blowing from between 24 to 32kph, with gusts of up to 56kph. Only eight players returned under par scores, while eight others shot 80 or worst, including reigning FedExCup champion Viktor Hovland who carded an 81 to be amongst the high-profile names to miss the halfway cut set at six-over.It got so hard that An, who is making his fifth Masters start and his first since 2020, felt he could have easily made bogeys in each of his back nine holes, especially when he had three in a row from the ninth. A combination of measured shots and some lucky bounces saw him make pivotal birdies on the par-5 13th hole and par-3 16th hole, where he miraculously chipped in from 33 yards off an awkward lie.“The back nine got very tricky. I got very lucky on a few shots, lucky bounces here and there, and then I don’t know how I shot even par on the back. That’s pretty impressive,” said An, whose best Masters finish was T33 in 2017.
  
“It’s not a joy at all. It’s not fun playing in these conditions. It’s definitely a battle out there. It’s a grind. There’s no easy holes. I could have made eight, nine bogeys in a row on the back nine, not because I was playing poorly but just the conditions. Somehow I scrambled well to shoot even par on the back.”An is still seeking a first PGA Tour victory, let alone a major win where only two Asian male golfers, Y.E. Yang (2009 PGA Championship) and Hideki Matsuyama (2021 Masters Tournament), have achieved the feat. He knows he needs to have instill morel trust into his golf swing, although conditions are forecasted to be a touch better over the weekend.“You try to make the best swing you can. I wasn’t able to do it today. I hit some poor shots out there all because the wind got into my head a little bit before I hit it,” said An, who has three top-10s this season and currently ranks seventh on the FedExCup points list.“Just have to hit a shot and accept every outcome that you get out of this wind and move on to the next hole because it’s such a difficult golf course to scramble around. I felt like I did that pretty good today.”Matsuyama  (74) and An’s compatriots, Tom Kim (78) and Kim Si-woo (76), made the 36-hole cut right on the number while Masters debutant Ryo Hisatsune (78) and Im Sung-jae of Korea (74) failed to advance into the weekend.Tiger Woods, meanwhile, rewrote more Masters history by breaking a tie with Gary Player and Fred Couples when he extended his streak of consecutive made cuts at Augusta National to 24 after carding a 72 to sit on one-over, just seven back of the leaders.The 82-time PGA Tour winner and five-time Masters champion is not prepared to only think of making cuts in whatever limited appearances that he makes these days following spells with various injuries and surgeries. “I’m here,” he said. “I have 카지노사이트킹 a chance to win the golf tournament.”

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Spurs knocked from top four in humiliating 4-0 loss to Newcastle

Tottenham Hotspur captain Son Heung-min, center, in action during a Premier League match against Newcastle United at St. James Park in Newcastle, England on Saturday. [EPA/YONHAP]

Tottenham Hotspur suffered a huge 4-0 loss to Newcastle United on Saturday, slipping down to fifth place on the Premier League table in their biggest defeat of the season. Tottenham struggled with counter attacks in the match at St. James Park in Newcastle, England, conceding goals to repeat mistakes. Captain Son Heung-min committed the first offense, giving away the ball inside Newcastle’s penalty area, which led to a counter attack that Alexandar Isak took advantage of in the 30th minute.   The Spurs defense also cost them another goal two minutes later, with full-back Pedro Porro mistiming a pass toward the penalty box and allowing Anthony Gordon to snatch the ball and make it 2-0.Spurs conceded yet another goal in the 51st minute in nearly the same pattern as the first goal. Son gave away the ball inside the Newcastle territory, leading to a counter attack that allowed Isak to find the back of the net again.  
 
Son came off in the 57th minute after a tepid performance before Spurs conceded goal No. 4 to Fabian Schar in the 87th minute from a corner.  “We just didn’t really get to any levels that would allow us to sort of get a grip on the game,” Spurs manager Ange Postecoglou said after the match. The 4-0 loss was the biggest defeat Spurs suffered in all competitions in the 2023-24 season. The defeat pushed the London side down to fifth on the Premier League table. They are tied on points with Aston Villa at 60, but Villa edge out the London side by one goal on goal difference.Reclaiming the fourth place would be crucial for Spurs, as the top four sides in the Premier League earn berths in the next season’s Champions League.  Six league fixtures remain for Tottenham. The club will have a two-week break before they play the next match against local rivals Arsenal on April 28. Arsenal sit in second place with 71 points — two points behind 온라인카지노 defending champions Manchester City having played one game fewer.  

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Jesse Lingard out for another month in Seoul

FC Seoul midfielder Jesse Lingard, left, dribbles the ball during a K League 1 match against Incheon United at Seoul World Cup Stadium in western Seoul on March 10. [NEWS1]

FC Seoul manager Kim Gi-dong told reporters before a fixture against the Pohang Steelers on Saturday — which the capital side lost 4-2 — that Lingard underwent surgery on his knee a day before and he will need about a month to recover before returning to the pitch.   Lingard exhibited pain on his knee during training in March, forcing him to miss the past four league matches.  The former Manchester United midfielder made a surprising move to FC Seoul in February ahead of the 2024 season, but he has yet to display his best form.  In three league games he played as a substitute, he recorded zero goals and assists with an unimpressive performance. His performance against Jeju United on March 16 drew harsh criticism from Kim. The manager said the following: “Fame doesn’t win football games. If it did, I would have brought in a famous retired player.”  
 
Although Lingard and Kim have seemed to squash their beef, with the English midfielder saying during training last month that the situation was “part and parcel of football,” Kim has still said Lingard should take a leading role in the team.  If Lingard can recreate the results of his glory days — during which he displayed pace and made tidy crosses that saw him record assists — he could diversify FC Seoul’s attack that has proved to be solid so far this season.  The capital side has scored 10 goals in seven matches, during which they recorded two wins, three draws and three losses to sit in sixth place on the 12-team table as of press time Sunday.   The remainder of the season will see whether Lingard can make enough contributions for the capital side to move up the table in the K League title race.  The last time FC Seoul won the league was in 2016 — the last time the club lifted any kind of silverware from any 스포츠토토존 tournament.
 

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Tajikistan, A Sensation, Defeated Bentoho UAE

Asian Cup Tajikistan, A Sensation, Defeated Bentoho UAE in a Penalty Shootout and Advanced to the Quarterfinals

A new history on the first final stage.

If they reach the semifinals, there is a possibility of a clash with Korea.

The sensational team Tajikistan defeated ‘Bentuho’ United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a penalty shootout and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup.

In the round of 16 of the tournament held at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar on the 28th (local time),

Tajikistan was tied 1-1 for 120 minutes until overtime against UAE and won 5-4 in a penalty shootout.

Tajikistan Team

The Tajikistan, which did not stand out among Central Asian countries on the periphery of soccer,

advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup for the first time in history. 파워볼게임

This is the first time that Tajikistan has advanced to the Asian Cup finals.

Tajikistan, ranked 106th in FIFA, was placed in Group A with the hosts Qatar (58th), China (79th), and Lebanon (107th).

In the group stage, it ranked second (4 points) after Qatar (9 points). advanced to the round of 16.

Tajikistan will play the winner of the Iraq-Jordan match on the 29th in the quarterfinals on the 2nd of next month.

If they win here too, there is a possibility that they will face Korea in the semifinals.

UAE Tournament

The UAE, which reached the semifinals in succession in the 2015 Australia tournament and the 2019 UAE tournament,

failed to advance to the semifinals for three consecutive tournaments.

Coach Paulo Bento, who raised his stock price by advancing Korea to the round of 16 at the 2022 Qatar World Cup,

ended his first major tournament challenge since taking charge of the UAE in July of last year on a bitter note.

Tajikistan scored the first goal in the 30th minute of the first half when Bakhdat Hanonov finished a diagonal cross from the left with a header that only changed direction.

However, in the 50th minute of the second half, UAE tied the score with Khalifa Al Hammadi’s header, sending the game to overtime.

While neither team scored in 30 minutes of overtime,

Tajikistan, in which all five kickers succeeded in the penalty shootout, defeated UAE,

where second kicker Kaiu Kendu missed, and secured a ticket to the quarterfinals.

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‘Shin Tae-yong Magic’ Reaches the Round of 16

Asian Cup ‘Shin Tae-yong Magic’ Reaches the Round of 16… Indonesia Loses 0-4 to Australia

Tae-Yong Shin’s Indonesia lost to Australia, stopping his fighting spirit in the Asian Cup in the round of 16.

Indonesia, led by coach Shin Tae-yong, lost 0-4 to Australia in the round of 16 of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup held at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar on the 28th.

With this, Indonesia ended its first-ever Asian Cup tournament appearance in just one game.

Indonesia, ranked 146th in the FIFA rankings and the second lowest ranked country among the finalists of this tournament after Hong Kong (150th),

won 1 win and 2 losses in the group stage with Japan, Iraq, and Vietnam in Group D,

and advanced to the round of 16 in 3rd place in the group. It went up. 카지노사이트킹

Shin Tae-yong

Although they did not advance to the quarterfinals, just reaching the tournament stage was a brilliant achievement for Indonesian soccer.

Coach Shin, who has been leading Indonesia since 2020 and has achieved good results such as runner-up in the 2020 Southeast Asian Football Federation (AFF) Championship and bronze medal in the 2021 Southeast Asian Games,

has further solidified his position in the Indonesian soccer world by advancing to the round of 16.

The Indonesian fans who almost occupied the 15,000-seat Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium,

the second-smallest stadium in this tournament,

passionately chanted cheers for the players and coach Shin even as the defeat deepened in the second half.

Indonesia actively put pressure on Australia, ranked 25th in the FIFA rankings and considered a favorite to win the tournament, from the beginning.

In the 6th minute of the first half, Indonesia also made a unfortunate scene, such as Justin Hubner’s cross from the left,

which Raphael Strike finished with a right-footed non-stop shot that ended up in the top net.

The Game

However, they conceded their first goal in the 12th minute of the first half due to Elkan Bagot’s own goal.

A low cross from the right by Australia’s Jackson Irvine hit Bagot’s foot and headed toward the goal.

Indonesia confidently faced Australia even after conceding a meaningless first goal.

In the 39th minute of the first half, Yakov Sayuri’s volley shot following Marcelino Ferdinan’s cross missed the goal,

and two minutes later, Ferdinan’s bold long-range shot missed the goal.

Australia, which had been calmly increasing its possession,

scored an additional goal with a side attack in the 45th minute of the first half.

Martin Boyle, who was rushing from the other side, finished a cross from Gesin Jones from the right with a diving header, hitting the Indonesian net.

Indonesia, which fought well in the second half, lost consecutive goals to Craig Goodwin in the 44th minute and Harry Souta in the 46th minute.

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