South Korea come from behind to beat Mexico, tying 3 wins and 2 losses, but 3rd place and below are determined by head-to-head results
On the 17th (18th Japan time), the opportunity to qualify for the finals of the representative of the Japanese high school “Samurai Japan”, which participates in the “30th WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup” (Sarasota, Florida, United States) United), has completely disappeared. In the match between South Korea and Mexico which took place before the game against the United States, South Korea came from behind to win, confirming Japan’s lead in the third play-off. square.
For Japan to qualify for the final, Chinese Taipei and Mexico needed to win, as well as a big victory against the United States. However, South Korea came from behind to beat Mexico 6-4 in the match that day, ending Japan’s lead in the final.
South Korea now has 4 wins and 1 loss. Even though Japan wins against the United States that day and Chinese Taipei loses against the Netherlands, and the three teams are tied with 3 wins and 2 losses, Chinese Taipei, who beat the United States United and Japan qualify for the final. Without waiting for the game against the United States, the long-cherished possibility of becoming world number one has completely come to an end.