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Eliminated without any goal scored, China U23 team blames to the disappearance of Asian Ibrahimovic

Eliminated without any goal scored, China U23 team blames to the disappearance of Asian Ibrahimovic

China U23 team players said that they could not find any strikers to replace Zhang Yuning, who was called Asian Ibrahimovic.

Hoping to qualify for the 2020 Olympics men's football event, however, the plan made and said by China U23 team collapsed at the group stage. They are the only team that lost all 3 matches in the preliminary round, moreover, they cannot manage to score a goal.

That was their worst performance in the AFC U23 Championship events despite the fact that they were always eliminated at the group stage in the previous competitions.

Instead of taking responsibility, Chinese players said that they could not score because of the disappearance of Zhang Yuning. Called as the Asian Ibrahimovic, Zhang Yuning is named among the top players to watch in the 2020 AFC U23 Championship.

However, he did not have many chances to play because of his regular injuries, which happened again when he played against South Korea U23 in the tournament.

After getting injured, Zhang Yuning could not do anything but leave the game in the first half, substituted by his fellow Yang Liyu. After the match ended, he was transferred to the hospital, where the doctors saw a fracture in his right foot.

When Zhang Yuning returned to China for surgery, he said that his team would find someone to replace him at the main striker position. However, he was wrong when his fellow teammates failed to score at the group stage, making China U23 out of the tournament sooner than they imagined.