South Korea national soccer team forward Hwang Eui-jo.
English Premier League (EPL) side Nottingham Forest's Hwang Eui-jo continued his push for a place in the squad as he started his fourth consecutive pre-season game.
Nottingham conceded two second-half goals in a 0-2 pre-season loss to Leeds United at the Pirelli Stadium in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, on Aug. 28.
After starting the game on the bench, Hwang came on as a substitute at the start of the second half and played the full 45 minutes.
This was his fourth consecutive preseason start. He scored a minute after coming on as a second-half substitute in the first preseason game against Notts County (4th Division) on April 16.
Since then, he has played in every preseason game against Valencia and Levante (both in Spain). However, in his last three games, he hasn't scored or provided an assist.
After joining Nottingham from Bordeaux (France) last summer, Hwang was immediately loaned out to Olympiakos (Greece). However, he was unable to get a chance to play for Olympiakos as he was pushed out of the starting lineup.
In January, Hwang signed a short-term loan deal with FC Seoul of the K League in the... More
by sportstotolink on 2023-07-29 12:55:45
Goal-scoring defender Elestet multi-goaler
Sweden has booked its place in the round of 16 at the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia-New Zealand 2023 with a convincing win over Italy.
Sweden cruised to a 5-0 victory over Italy in their second Group G match of the tournament on Monday at Regional Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.
Riding a two-game winning streak, Sweden remained top of the group (6 points) and advanced to the Round of 16 regardless of the final result.
Sweden will play their final group game on August 2 against last-place Argentina (P1-G1, ?1-3).
Meanwhile, second-place Italy, who lost to Sweden to move to 1-1-1 (3 points), will face third-place South Africa (W-1-GD ?1-2) in their final match on the same day.
This is the first time in the tournament that the top two finishers in each group will advance to the round of 16.
Sweden, ranked No. 3 in the FIFA rankings, is a powerhouse that has qualified for all nine editions of the World Cup since its inaugural edition in 1991.
Their best result was a runner-up finish at the 2003 tournament, while they also finished third in 1991, 2011 and 2019.
They have also won two Olympic silver medals, in Rio de... More
by sportstotolink on 2023-07-29 06:22:18