2019-11-28 15:44Publicity DepartmentEditor：mahuanyu
The qualifying matches for the 9th to 16th ranking in the men's competition of the KELME 2019 FISU University World Cup- Football kicked off on November 27. The team of Beijing Institute of Technology (CHN) lost to the team of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University (UKR) by 0-2.
The team of Beijing Institute of Technology ranked the third in Group B with two losses and one draw, while its opposing team Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University ranked third in Group C with one win, one loss and one draw. According to the rules of the match, the two teams met at Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University.
The match officially kicked off at 16:00. As the game mattered to the ranking, the two teams launched aggressive attacks since the very beginning. In the 17th minute, the team of Beijing Institute of Technology gained a chance of free kick with a good position, which was served by Li Gonghao, the No.7 player, but Wei Xin, the No.13 player failed to make a goal and missed a good chance of scoring. In the 19th minute, Vadym Soldatenko, the goalkeeper of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University took the goal kick. Geng Junyi, No. 6 player of Beijing Institute of Technology made a header error by putting the ball back to his own half. Seizing such a chance of counterattack, Maksym Kruk, No. 8 player broke through the defensive line of its opposing team and hit the ball into the goal. After that, the team of Beijing Institute of Technology tried to seek for a chance by passing from sideways, but they were not good enough to score a goal.
Falling behind by one goal, the team of Beijing Institute of Technology pressed up its offenses in the second half. In the 66th minute, they managed to pluck a sideline ball from the team of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University. Li Xiantao, No. 3 player made a long pass into the penalty area, but Huang Yi, No. 9 player failed to grasp the best time of the kick even if he made quick reactions, so he passed the ball back to Li Xiantao, who strayed the ball. Neither team scored in the second half.
The team of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University enlarged the score in the second minute of the stoppage time. Danylo Zhukov, No. 7 player at the arc made a back-heel pass to Bohdan Samotuha, No. 16 player who carried on from the byline and hit the ball into the goal.
At 16:00 on November 29, the team of Beijing Institute of Technology will compete for the 11th place with the team of University of Split (Croatia) at the stadium of Jinjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone. Yu Fei, the coach of the Beijing Institute of Technology said in an interview after the match: "For the last game, we must overcome the players' injuries, do our best, make less mistakes, and present a wonderful game to Jinjiang fans".