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Coach U.23 Indonesia is still worried about being eliminated, warning his students before 2 matches

Indonesia U.23 coach Shin Tae-yong said that his team must win the last 2 matches of Group A in men’s football. sea ​​Games 31 against the Philippines and Myanmar despite having just released the pressure when defeating Timor Leste 4-1.

“Players have to think about winning. We don’t really care about the goal difference,” coach Shin Tae-yong told Antara news agency.With a 4-1 victory over U.23 Timor Leste in the match on May 10, the Indonesian U.23 team is now present. is ranked 4th in Group A after having 3 points after 2 matches.

U.23 Indonesia (red shirt) has a victory against Timor Leste to maintain hope of reaching the semifinals


The wins against U.23 Philippines on May 13 and U.23 Myanmar (May 15) are paramount for the team of thousands of islands if they want to have a chance to reach the semi-finals. Because currently, U.23 Myanmar is leading Group A with 6 points after 2 matches, followed by the Philippines (4 points after 3 matches), and the host Vietnam is in 3rd place (also has 4 points, after 2 games). match, but behind Philippines due to poor goal difference).

In this SEA Games men’s football, if there are 2 teams with equal points, the position is determined by the difference in goals. If it’s still the same, then the aggressiveness or the number of goals scored… However, according to coach Shin-Tae-yong, the most important thing right now is to get 3 points first. He also reminded that positive results can only be achieved if the team improves its performance.

Coach Shin Tae-yong asks his students to focus on the remaining 2 matches


According to the sheet CNN Indonesiathe ruler of the human army Korea still have not swallowed the defeat of the Indonesian U.23 team in the opening match when they lost 0-3 to the host Vietnam, and were not satisfied with the performance in the victory against U.23 Timor Leste 4-1 on May 10. . What this strategist is worried about is understandable because his team was lucky at the beginning of the match against U.23 Timor Leste when the opponent missed a penalty and missed at least 2 scoring opportunities. “We have to work hard to improve performance. We will prepare well for the remaining two matches of Group A,” said Shin Tae-yong.

Despite winning against Timor Leste, the Indonesian U.23 team still has not shown the strength of the championship candidate


Indeed, the Indonesian U.23 team is in a flurry of form before the match against U.23 Philippines. Coach Shin Tae-yong said winger Saddil Ramdani has returned to Malaysia to play for Sabah FC. While the midfielder is playing for Ipswich Town Club (England), Elkan Baggott is not sure when he will appear in the team. squad at SEA Games 2021. “Saddil will go to Malaysia and return to the SEA Games if recruited in the semi-finals. As for Elkan, I cannot confirm when he will come to Vietnam”, coach Shin Tae-yong worried. Without Saddil and Elkan in the team, then U.23 Indonesia will have only 18 players to prepare for the confrontation with U.23 Philippines.

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