North Korea coach: Vietnam is strong but we will win

Author: Amelia
10:00 | 15/01/2020

Speaking after the loss to UAE, Ri Yu-il believes that U23 North Korea will defeat U23 Vietnam in the AFC U23 Championship 2020 finals.

In the second match of group D, North Korea lost 0-2 to UAE. Commenting on the final match against Vietnam, he said “We come here to win and learn more experience. Each match is an important lesson for us. So we will fight in the final match with the highest effort.

My players are not under pressure in the final match because we don’t have the chance to move on. U23 Vietnam is a strong team, good organization with many good players, especially Quang Hai. I think other players have the same level like him.”

The match result between North Korea and Vietnam will directly affect Vietnam’s advancement to the next round, which Park’s army must win at least 2 goals and wait for the Jordan vs UAE match outcome.

Possible scenarios

- U23 Vietnam wins U23 Korea:

+ Jordan wins UAE or UAE wins Jordan: Vietnam goes on

+ Jordan draws 0-0 UAE; Vietnam beat North Korea with a difference of 2 or more goals (2-0; 3-1 ...): Vietnam advances

+ Jordan draws 0-0 UAE; Vietnam beat Korea with 1 goal difference (1-0; 2-1 ...): Vietnam was eliminated

+ Jordan Air has scores (1-1; 2-2; ...) UAE: Vietnam is eliminated

- U23 Vietnam draw or lose Korea U23: Certainly eliminated.





U23 Vietnam vs U23 Korea match takes place at 8:15PM on January 16.

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