Choi Yuri (29, Incheon Hyundai Steel), striker of the Korean women’s soccer team, who experienced the gap with the world’s strongest players, pledged to improve her performance through self-reflection.

Yuri Choi was selected for the Korean national team led by coach Colin Bell and started on the 17th (Korean time) in the first leg of the ‘2023 Arnold Clark Cup’ against England at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes, England. However, the team’s 0-4 defeat was not prevented. 

Korea is aiming for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia-New Zealand to be held in July. In a match played with Ji So-yeon (Suwon FC) and others injured, the Korean women’s national team, ranked 15th in the world, was unable to beat England, ranked 4th. England is also the team that won Women’s Euro 2022. 

Choi Yu-ri, who stood on the offensive line full-time that day, calmly said, “I don’t think I can give a score,” after taking a mock test against a strong team called England.

In an interview with the Korea Football Association, Choi Yu-ri said of the England game, “The experience of playing against European players ahead of the World Cup was the biggest advantage.” 토토사이트 Through this, I think it was an opportunity for our team to make up for the lacking parts more,” he emphasized the positive side.

However, regarding his performance, he said, “I don’t think I can give a point,” and said, “I showed a good appearance in the first half in defense, but I couldn’t attack almost.

Choi Yu-ri said, “Because the English team itself is a strong team, I have been training a lot in defense. I practiced mainly to narrow the gap between players and not give the opponent a lot of space. In the first half, I think I kept it as I practiced, but in the second half, I lost a lot of points as my stamina fell. 

The women’s national team faces Belgium at 3:15 am on the 20th. Yuri Choi said, “Unlike the game against England, we plan to play the game by supplementing the aggressive part more.”

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