In the U20 World Cup semifinals, Kim Eun Joong Ho’s ace Bae Joon-ho threatened Italy until the very end.
Bae Jun-ho started against Italy.
Playing on the left flank in the second line, Bae overwhelmed the Italian defense.
Inter Milan prospect Mattia Zanotti caught up to him, but was forced to foul to stop him.
In the 23rd minute of the first half, after conceding a goal, Bae won a penalty kick from Zanotti.
Lee Seung-won converted it to tie the game.스포츠토토
He continued to threaten Italy in the second half with a solo run down the left flank.
FIFA had named Bae Jun-ho as the player to watch among South Korean players ahead of the semifinals.
“The No. 10 was particularly good,” Italy coach Nunziata said in the post-match press conference.