Qatar defeated Kyrgyzstan 1-0 in the third match of Group B of the 2024 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifying group held at the Changwon Football Center in Gyeongnam.
This preliminary round is a competition that determines the teams that advance to the AFC U-23 Asian Cup, the final qualifying round for the 2024 Paris Olympics, and is the first gateway to the Paris Olympics.
A total of 16 teams, including the first place team in each of the 11 preliminary groups, the top four teams among the second place teams in each group, and the host country Qatar, will compete to advance to Paris in the U-23 Asian Cup finals to be held in April-May 2024.
Qatar, which defeated Korea (2-0 win) on the 6th and Myanmar (6-0 win) on the 9th, scored 9 goals in 3 group stage games and won 3 times in a row. 고스톱사이트
Kyrgyzstan, who had drawn with Myanmar in the first game and then lost to Korea
unfortunately lost to Qatar today by conceding one goal.
However, the match record against Qatar, which automatically advanced to the finals as the host country of next year’s U-23 Asian Cup, is not reflected in the calculation of the group stage rankings.
Kyrgyzstan recorded a final point of 1 (1 draw, 1 loss) and failed to advance to the U-23 Asian Cup finals.
The final ranking of Group B will be determined based on the results of the match between Korea and Myanmar at 8 PM today
but even if Kyrgyzstan takes second place in the group, its performance will be lower than that of the second-place team in the other groups.
Qatar and Kyrgyzstan fought fiercely in the midfield in the first half.
Qatar blocked Kyrgyzstan’s advance with active forward pressure, and Kyrgyzstan fought back with a fierce struggle.
In the 34th minute of the first half, Qatar, excited by Kyrgyzstan’s rough fight
intentionally pushed the opposing player, causing a sharp war of nerves on the ground
causing the game to become overheated.
Both teams failed to create significant scoring opportunities in the first half and started the second half with a score of 0-0.
Qatar scored a goal in the 7th minute of the second half when striker Ilies Brimil struck the top corner of the goal with a thunderous right-footed mid-range shot from outside the left penalty area, and this goal became the winning goal.
After Qatar’s goal, both teams threatened the other’s goal several times
but no further goals were scored.
Kyrgyzstan had a golden opportunity to get past the goalkeeper in a one-on-one situation in the 15th minute of the second half
but were blocked by the Qatari defense and swallowed their disappointment.