Park Seung-ho, who scored the equalizer against Honduras, dropped out of the WC due to ankle fibula fracture + ligament damage

An unfortunate injury occurred.

Park Seung-ho was in the second half of the 2023 FIFA U-20 Argentina World Cup Group F Group F match against Honduras held at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza, Argentina at 6 am (Korean time) on the 26th. Substituted in minutes.토토사이트

Park Seung-ho scored the equalizer in the 17th minute of the second half when they were trailing 1-2. Lee Seung-won sharpened the corner kick, and Park Seung-ho cut forward and fired a header shot. The ball was sucked into the corner of the far post.

But soon something troubling happened. In the 19th minute of the second half, Park Seung-ho was lying alone on the pitch. He could no longer play and was carried off the field on a stretcher.

The results of the examination brought bad news. On the 28th, Park Seung-ho’s team, Incheon United, said through the club’s channel, “Park Seung-ho, who was injured after scoring the equalizer against Honduras in the second round of the group stage, was treated at the radiology department at a local hospital and received findings such as a fibula fracture in his right ankle and damage to the deltoid ligament.” said.

He added, “Park Seung-ho will return to Korea early and schedule surgery again after treatment in Korea. Unfortunately, we will not be able to see Park Seung-ho on the pitch for the time being.”

As Park Seung-ho fell from the U-20 World Cup, he could no longer be seen in action.

Meanwhile, Park Seung-ho’s equalizer secured Korea’s early advance to the Round of 16. The U-20 World Cup is divided into 6 groups, from Group A to Group F. The 1st and 2nd places in each group automatically advance to the round of 16, and only the top 4 teams among the 6 teams in each group advance to the 3rd place. Korea beat France 2-1 in Group F and drew 2-2 with Honduras to rank second with 4 points.

Even if they lose to Gambia, they can secure at least 3rd place in their group. Kim Eun-joong has 4 points, which is higher than Slovakia U-20 (3 points), third in Group B, and Japan U-20 (3 points), 3rd in Group C, so she can enter the top 4 teams. Japan U-20’s come-from-behind defeat to Israel U-20 was decisive.

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