MANILA – The Philippine girls’s soccer workforce has settled for a share of third place within the AFC Girls’s Asian Cup after bowing to South Korea, 0-2, of their semifinal match-up on Thursday on the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports activities Advanced in Pune, India.
Regardless of the defeat, nonetheless, the workforce also referred to as the Malditas stored the match nearer than what many projected within the pre-game via their robust protection on the Koreans.
Cho So-Hyun shortly discovered a technique to breach previous the Malditas’ 5-3-2 formation by drilling the opening purpose within the fourth minute.
Son Hwa-Yeon then made it 2-0 with a Thirty fifth-minute point-blank purpose off a brief cross.
The Malditas, nonetheless, had since stored the Koreans scoreless.
With their third-place efficiency, the Malditas achieved their finest end within the WAC.
However extra importantly, the Malditas punched an outright ticket to the FIFA Girls’s World Cup subsequent 12 months in Australia and New Zealand.
Then again, South Korea will play the winner of the opposite semifinal conflict between China and Japan, which is ongoing as of posting, within the championship match on Sunday. (PNA)