Hong Hyun-Seok’s Hent also advances to third qualifying round
Danish professional soccer side Midtjylland has advanced to the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa Conference League (UECL) after national team goalkeeper Cho Kyu-sung started and played into extra time.
Midtjylland lost 1-2 away to Progress Niederkorn (Luxembourg) in the second qualifying round of the UECL for the 2023-2024 season in Differdange, Luxembourg, on Thursday (July 4).
However, having won the first leg at home 2-0 last month, Mittwylan headed into the third qualifier with a 3-2 lead on aggregate scores from the first and second legs.
After falling behind 0-2 in the second half and forcing overtime with a 2-2 aggregate score after the first two legs, Mittwillan won the game with a goal from Edward Chilufja in the seventh minute of extra time.
Cho Kyu-sung, who scored back-to-back goals in the opening two games of the Danish regular season, was unable to register an offensive point on the day. However, he played both halves and extra time to help his team to victory.
Hong Hyun-seok, who plays for Belgian professional soccer side Gent, also advanced to the third qualifying round.
Ghent won their second away game of the day 5-2 against MSK Zilina (Slovakia). With the win, the team punched their ticket to the third qualifying round with a combined score of 10-3 after the first and second games.
Hong Hyun-seok, who started the match, was substituted in the 14th minute with the team up 1-0.
Mittwylan will face Omonia (Cyprus) in the third qualifier, while Ghent will play Pogon Szczecin (Poland).
The third qualifiers will be played home and away on Nov. 11 and 18. Teams must pass both the third qualifying round and the playoffs to qualify for the UECL group stage.
The UECL is the next tier of UEFA-organized competitions after the 카지노사이트 Champions League and Europa League.