The South Korean national soccer team’s dominant win over Singapore has garnered attention in Europe.
South Korea cruised to a 5-0 victory over Singapore on Saturday at Seoul World Cup Stadium in the first match of Group C of the 2026 North American Football Confederation (NAFTA) Asia Zone 2 qualifying tournament. Goals from Cho Kyu-sung, Hwang Hee-chan, Son Heung-min, Hwang Eui-jo, and Lee Kang-in sealed the victory. The Koreans showed off their steady power as the Europeans scored relay goals.
Lee Kang-in’s one-goal, one-assist performance in Singapore was highlighted by many local French media outlets. Lee opened the scoring in the 43rd minute in Singapore with an exquisite roving pass into the back of the defense in the penalty area, where the onrushing Cho Kyu-sung finished with a direct left-footed shot that rattled the net. Lee added a second goal in the 40th minute with a powerful left-footed strike from the right edge of the penalty area.
As the French publication Agence France-Presse put it, “Lee scored a great goal and provided an exquisite assist. His performance gave PSG fans something to smile about.
RMC Sport, a French media outlet, said, “Lee showed off his powerful shooting and laser passing. He scored a goal and made an exquisite assist in Seoul,” and 보스토토 도메인 “After an injury halted his progress earlier this season, Lee is finding his place at PSG. He looks confident and energetic, and his shooting ability gives Luis Enrique a lot of solutions. He can play in a variety of positions on the field. He”s starting to become one of the new favorites at PSG,” he said.
After the match against Singapore, Son Heung-min, the captain of the national team, said of Lee, “I’m happy to see (Lee) growing every minute on the pitch and he deserves to grow even more.” “His talent is unbelievable. He should be able to enjoy playing soccer as much as he does now. We all need to make sure he doesn’t break down under the pressure, and we’ll be there to help him.”
Lee Kang-in, who continues to excel in the national soccer team, said, “It’s good to score attacking points, but the team’s victory comes first. I’m focusing on helping the team win through attacking points.”