South Korea’s 2-1 defeat at the hands of Mexico on Saturday afternoon will guarantee an early exit from the match barring a set of unlikely ends in the ultimate spherical of fixtures.
“Our gamers, I feel, performed a recreation that they won’t remorse,” Shin, who took cost of the group only a 12 months in the past, was quoted as saying by the Daily Mail.
“All the gamers grew to become one and till the final minute they actually did their utmost. I actually am very grateful that they did their finest till the final minute,” he added.
“We do not have loads of sources however, nonetheless, simply earlier than the World Cup we had loads of injured gamers and after the top of this recreation. I considered these gamers rather a lot. We may have performed a greater recreation if these gamers had been with us.”
The remaining group recreation towards Germany, a repeat of the 2002 semi ultimate that ended South Korea’s unimaginable run on dwelling soil, will largely be for satisfaction – they will solely make it although with a win, mixed with a win for Mexico over Sweden and a beneficial objective distinction swing.
South Korea entered this match because the fourth lowest ranked group by FIFA, with solely Japan, Saudi Arabia and Russia decrease within the world standings. They had been all the time going to be up towards it in a really robust group and their admirable performances have unfo been in useless.