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Bento admits South Korea was ineffective

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The South Korea national team coach admitted his team hadn’t been playing good in the tournament as the attackers failed to score against Qatar.

Qatar defeated South Korea 1-0 in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Quarterfinals.

And the Asian Tigers are out now of the competition.

South Korea head coach Paul Bento talked to the press and admitted how his team was ineffective.

“I keep thinking that we created more chances than our opponents. Our chances were also more clearer than the opponents,” he said according to Fox Sports Asia.

“But in the previous games, in all of them, the results that we achieved were too less in relation to the football that we produced.”

“So, I think that if you say that we were not effective, I agree. But if you tell me that we didn’t create a lot of opportunities, I don’t agree,” Bento added.

“We Are not going to change our style of play for sure.”

“With the players we have and the ones we are going to have in the future, we are not going to change it,” Bento concluded.

South Korea qualified in first place of Group C after beating Philippines 1-0, Kyrgyzstan 1-0 and China 2-0.

Then the team started showing a lack of progress, with a 2-1 overtime win over Bahrain.

South Korea will now focus on the East Asia Football Federation (EAFF) Championship on December, but they have a match on March 26 against Vietnam in the AFF-EAFF Champions Trophy.