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Who Is the Killer

Posted March. 20, 2002 09:06,   


“Though the game with Finland is a test, it may decide the fortune of some players.”

`Hiddink`s squad` completed its formation as a national team with the join of Seol Ki-Hyeon (Anderlecht) and Hwang Sun-Hong (Kashiwa Reysol). Guus Hiddink head coach of Korean national team, which is preparing for one more testing game against Finland at Cartago Nova Stadium in Carta Hena, Spain on the 20th, iterated the importance of this game saying, “I`m happy for the players under foreign soccer clubs joined national team. The game with Finland is a test to decide the final entry for World Cup game. ”

Though Hiddink premised that ` it is not yet definitely settled, ` he named all 11 players of start members, which was unusual. Entry members displacing against Tunisia game members are Seol Ki-Hyeon, Cha Doo-ri (Korea Univ.), Lee Chun-Soo (Ulsan Hyundai), and Lee Young-Pyo (Anyang LG) along with Lee Woon-Jae, who warmed the bench during the game against Tunisia.

Hiddink said, “I excluded the players in Japan considering their physical condition. ”

But Hiddink implied his scheme to throw the players from Japan like Hwang Sun-Hong into the game in the second half by saying, “I will use as many players as possible, as this is a testing game. ” Hiddink added, “I will test four back system, though it may changed according to the attack formation of Finland. Three forwards will run in the first half. ”

Meanwhile, national team had trainings for strategy making 4 defenses and for shooting in the morning of 18th(local time).

Sung-Won Joo swon@donga.com