Jang Hyun-soo, who plays for Al-Hilal, a powerhouse in Saudi Arabia, has advanced to the final of the 2022 Club World Cup.
On the 8th (Korean time), Al-Hilal defeated South American champion Flamengo 3-2 in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup at the Grand Stade de Tangier in Tangier, Morocco.
Al-Hilal took the lead with ‘2022 World Cup Qatar’ star Salem Aldosari scoring the opening goal from a penalty kick in the 4th minute of the first half. Flamengo’s Brazilian striker Pedro scored an equalizer in the 20th minute of the first half. In the first half of extra time, Flamengo’s Brazilian national team midfielder Gersón was sent off for accumulated warnings, and Aldosari succeeded in the penalty kick declared at this time, and Al-Hilal seized the victory.
In the 25th minute of the second half, Aldosari recorded an assist this time, and Luciano Vieto scored a goal to widen the score. In the second half of extra time, Pedro scored a belated comeback goal, but that was it.
Al-Hilal defeated Widad Casablanca, the African national team, in a penalty shoot-out in the first match of the tournament. By winning the quarterfinals, he earned a ticket to the finals.
Al-Hilal’s key defender Jang Hyun-soo played full-time in both games. 메이저놀이터
The remaining quarterfinals will be held on the 9th. It is a match between European champions Real Madrid and Egyptian club Al-Ahli, who participated as the home team. With Casablanca, the host team, winning the African Champions League, runner-up Al-Ahli had a hard time getting a ticket to participate. They started from the first round and beat Auckland City (Oceania) and Seattle Sounders (North and Central America) to reach the semifinals.