South Korea head coach Paulo Bento mentioned the staff produced their “worst performance” in Tuesday’s (Mar 29) 1-0 defeat by the United Arab Emirates, which noticed them end second in their World Cup qualifying group.
Bento’s facet, who had already certified for the World Cup, ended second in Group A on 23 factors. Iran beat Lebanon 2-0 to leapfrog the Koreans and end prime on 25 factors.
UAE’s Hareb Abdalla scored in the 54th minute in Dubai, handing the Koreans their solely defeat of the qualifying part.
“What we did today was the worst performance we’ve had,” coach Bento informed reporters after the match. “We ought to be disenchanted with greater than the outcome, with the efficiency and with the angle.
“After winning the previous game and getting the first position, and losing the first position in the next game, competing and playing as we did … For me, it’s not normal.”
The Koreans had overwhelmed Iran 2-0 final week and Bento mentioned he needed the staff to compete as they did in that recreation.
“I think that all of us should think about what we did today and what we want to do in the future,” he added.
“If we want to compete like today or like five days ago.”
The World Cup draw is ready to be held in Doha on Friday. The showpiece event will likely be performed from Nov 21 to Dec 18.
Source : channelnewsasia.com