Korea is strong. But we want a final.”
The South Korean U-20 national soccer team will play against Italy in the semifinals of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup at Estadio Ciudad de la Plata in La Plata, Argentina, on the 9th (Korea Standard Time).
Italy is a tough opponent. He has reached the semifinals three times in a row and is on the verge of reaching the final as a European 먹튀검증 powerhouse along with Israel. They are aiming for Korea with colorful strikers such as Cesare Casadei, Tomaso Baldanchi, and Francesco Esposito.
The process of reaching the semifinals was tough. However, Italy proudly advanced to the semifinals by defeating Brazil 3-2, which they met in the “Group of Death,” and catching all the favorites such as England (2-1) in the round of 16 and Colombia (3-1) in the quarterfinals.
Italy’s coach Carmine Nunjata said in an official interview before the match on the 7th local time, “If you come here, all opponents are strong.” “I will do my best for the rest of the game,” he said.
Italy is currently considered the strongest team to reach the semifinals. It is the target of everyone’s vigilance as it reached the semifinals by defeating both the strongest teams in South America and Europe.
On the contrary, it will be a confidence and pride for them. It is also hard to deny that it is the closest to winning the U-20, which has never been before.
Nevertheless, head coach Nunjata said, “I think all the teams that will come to the semifinals have come up. Korea is strong. It’s pretty neat. Still, we want the final,” he said.