[Sports Road News]After 2 years and 10 months, the Hong Kong Football Club will have another home game. Tonight (21st), the Hong Kong football team played against Myanmar behind closed doors at the Mong Kok Stadium. Relying on Luo Zijun’s first-half pass, he scored his first Hong Kong team goal. In the end, the Hong Kong team defeated Myanmar 2:0. The two teams will move to the Hong Kong Stadium on Saturday (24th) to play a friendly match.
In preparation for the 2023 Asian Cup, the Hong Kong team has arranged a friendly match against Myanmar tonight and Saturday (24th), which is also the first home match of the Hong Kong football team since November 19, 2019. Myanmar, ranked 158th in the world, also made a 0-0 draw with the Hong Kong team in a friendly match in May this year. This time, Myanmar sent all 21 players from the local league to attack. As for the Hong Kong team to send Paul to be the main goalkeeper, the left and right gates are respectively Huang Zihao and Xu Hongjie, with the backbones Xie Jiaqiang and Elio, the captains Huang Yang, Chen Zhaojun and Ju Yingzhi are guarding the midfield, and the frontcourt is paired by wing strikers Luo Zijun and Jian Jiaheng. Sun Mingqian of Ren Arrow.
Anderson continued to use pressing tactics in this battle, and from time to time made threats in the opponent’s backcourt. Among them, Ju Yingzhi made many long passes into the penalty area. As for Sun Mingqian, who was moved from the wing to the middle, it brings flexibility to the frontcourt. In 8 minutes, Chen Zhaojun broke the net after receiving a long pass, but was ruled offside, but the alarm sounded for Myanmar’s defense, and then Huang Yang’s long shot was only higher. However, Sun Mingqian saw the vacancy in the penalty area wedged in the 35th minute and opened the scoring with a head hammer after responding to Luo Zijun’s cross from the right. The Hong Kong team scored with the same routine after only 1 minute. This time, Ju Yingzhi passed to Luo Zijun to make it 2:0, and scored his first Hong Kong team goal, helping the team lead by 2 goals and return locker room.
In the second half, Elio, the backbone of the Hong Kong team, was slightly strained after being violated and was replaced by Feng Qingye. On the other side of the Myanmar, it took 61 minutes for An Lewin to make his first goal, which was successfully resolved by goalkeeper Paul. Luo Zijun had another chance to attack in 4 minutes but was saved by the goalkeeper. Afterwards, Hong Kong will replace 5 players successively, including Ferrando, Hu Jinming, Zheng Zhanlong, Alex and Yu Weilian. Among them, Ferlando broke through from the left and then dunked the goalkeeper, but was guarded by the opponent’s guard. In the end, the Hong Kong team defeated Myanmar 2-0 and attacked again at the Hong Kong Stadium at 8 pm on Saturday (24th). The match will be open to spectators.
The hero of the Hong Kong team, Luo Zijun, used to be the right gate in both Jackie and the Hong Kong team. This time he made a great contribution as the right wing of the main election. He admitted that it was the first time in his memory, and said that it was related to adapting to a new position recently: “I used to play the gate. Usually they are on the sidelines, and they rarely enter the penalty area. Now they play wing for the club or the Hong Kong team, and sometimes they move to the midfield, so they have a lot of freedom and adapt well.” Although this is a closed-door friendly match, But he pointed out that with the encouragement of coach Anderson, he also showed the same winning spirit as usual: “He reminded us to have a home court mentality and told the opponent that this is the home court of the Hong Kong team. Go kick.”
Hong Kong football coach Anderson, who finally met his first home game after 9 months in office, was satisfied that the Hong Kong team won many chances in the first half with high-pressure tactics, and praised Sun Mingqian for playing an important role in the absence of Ernst Yongjia: “He performed very hard. , it was a beautiful head hammer, this goal is very important to him.” However, he said that midfielder Huang Wei’s chance to play on Saturday is not clear, and he will check his health again before making a decision.
Picture and text: Li Zizheng
This article was originally published on “[Hong Kong Football]Closed-door Friendship Match Two Goals Overcome Myanmar Law Tsz Chun Hong Kong Team’s First Goal Victory” by “Tilu Sportsroad”