Ulsan Hyundai midfielder believes that his team have a better chance to win the Saturday final match than their Iranian rivals.
reached the AFC Champions League final by achieving a 2-1 victory against Japanese side
on Sunday. The team has enjoyed perfect form as they extended theirAFC Champions League
winning streak to eight games. They have also managed to score two or more goals in every match except for the first matchday which shows their deadly firepower. The team will play the competition’s final on Saturday against Iranian side Persepolis at Al Janoub Stadium. In a post-match interview,
has spoken about the semi-final match and win against Vissel Kobe.
“We conceded first so it was a difficult game, but we showed our desire and that is why we could win,” said Yoon, whose assist for Johnsen’s strike and overall contribution on the afternoon earned him the MVP award.
“When VAR decided it was not a goal, that gave us a morale boost and momentum was on our side from that moment on. Of course, it is very difficult to chase a game when you are 2-0 down, but even before the goal was overturned, we were focused on chasing it and getting the goals as soon as possible, so when it was back to 1-0, it felt easier to get one goal and equalise."
Asked about the Final match against
, Yoon responded:
“Of course, I have a great memory facing an Iranian team here in Qatar, but for me it is more about the atmosphere and the attitude of the team than individual moments.
"We have one game to go and if we can keep a positive attitude like we did today and give everything on the pitch, we can win the AFC Champions League final.”
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