Bento is looking to play attacking football

Paul Bento talked about playing attacking football when he took over as South Koreas manager. This is a philosophy we are already starting to see be put in place. We saw the attacking play against Costa Rica as the Koreans run out 2-0 winners. 

The win in his first friendly is, of course, a great start but this is still very early days. As with the 49-year-old just in the door, he's not had enough time to really cement his the footballing philosophy on his new team.  

As Bento made reference to in his first press conference he has six games to shape his side for the Asian Cup with the Portuguese man saying "We are ready to play six games. I will choose tactics, I will consider various tactics. I will be passionate about finding an identity as soon as possible." 

Then with Chile up next his side face a tougher test and am sure he will try out other tactics in this match to match that of a stronger opponent. Then with Costa Rica, his side was up against a team that would defend deep so his side had to come out and attack. Although the 4-3-3 tactics we saw against Costa Rica is the same in which the manager used when in charge of Portugal so this may be his preferred option. 

It will then be fascinating to see how South Korea line up on Tuesday against Chile. The South Americans might not have been at the World Cup but they still have some talented players in their squad that the Koreans will need to be wary of. 

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