U-21 soccer team lost 0-1 to France Maurice Rivello wins 3rd consecutive competition

Results of the Maurice Rivello International Friendly Tournament against France

The Korean soccer under-21 (U-21) starting team lost to the host country, France, at the Maurice Rivello International Friendly Tournament, losing for the third time in a row in the group stage.

The Korean starting team, led by Sunmoon University coach Choi Jae-young, lost 0-1 to France in the third match of Group A of the tournament held in Aubagne, France on the 8th (Korean time).

Korea, which lost to Saudi Arabia (0-2) and Côte d’Ivoire (1-2) in a row in the group stage of this tournament, which has been ongoing since the 3rd of this month, was unable to surpass France and suffered 3 consecutive losses, ranking last among the 5 teams in Group A (0 points). ) stayed.

The Maurice Rivello International Friendly Tournament, formerly known as the ‘Toulon Cup’, was attended this year by teams under the age of 20 to 23 from 10 countries, including Korea.

After dividing the team into two groups and competing in the group stage, the top team from each group advances to the finals and competes for the championship, while other teams play a ranking match.

In Group A, Ivory Coast is at the top with two wins (6 points), followed by Mexico (5 points), France (4 points), Saudi Arabia (3 points), and Korea.

On this day, Korea, with overseas defender Hwang In-taek (Estoril Praia) and midfielder Cho Jin-ho (Novi Pazar) starting, was unable to overcome a goal given to Allan Virginius in the 40th minute of the first half.

The national team will play in the final group match against Mexico on the 11th. 토토사이트

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