Gangwon defeated Jeonbuk after an extreme underwater battle…Incheon Wins Theater Goal Against Jeju
Gangwon beat Jeonbuk Hyundai 3-1 in the 30th round of the Hana One-Q K League 1 2023 at Jeonju World Cup Stadium on the 16th.
Gangwon won four games after the Ulsan Hyundai match on the 12th of last month. Gangwon escaped from the bottom with a victory. Gangwon, which had four wins, 12 draws, 14 losses, and 24 points, pulled down Suwon Samsung, which had no game on the day, and rose to 11th place in the league.
Jeonbuk has been in a slump with no wins (three draws and two losses) in five games. Jeonbuk remained in fifth place in the league with 12 wins, 7 draws, 10 losses and 43 points.
Jeonbuk scored the first goal in the fifth minute of the first half. Han Kyo-won tripped over Lee Ji-sol while dribbling. Gustavo made it as a kicker.
Gangwon turned the game around at the end of the first half.
In the 45th minute of the first half, Seo Min-woo dribbled ahead and passed it to Gabriel, and Gabriel scored an equalizer to make 1-1 with a witty turning shot. It was Gabriel’s first goal in the league.
Yago scored a pass in the second minute of extra time in the first half, and Gallego scored a come-from-behind goal with a strong kick to the near post. It was Gallego’s second goal of the season.
Amid heavy rain in the second half, Gangwon scored a wedge goal in the 30th minute of the second half to make 3-1. Kim Dae-won, who received the space pass handed over by Seo Min-woo, attempted to shoot. The ball deflected off the defensive foot and was sucked into the net. It was Kim Dae-won’s second goal of the season.
Heavy rain continued throughout the second half, creating a water hole in the stadium and the ball did not roll properly.
Jeonbuk even suffered bad luck at the end of the game. A penalty kick was declared for Jeju’s Ryu Kwang-hyun’s handball foul, but the penalty was canceled as Jeonbuk’s offside foul was found to have occurred before that. The match ended in Gangwon’s 3-1 victory.
At the same time, Incheon beat Jeju 2-1 in the Incheon United-Jeju United match held at Incheon Football Stadium.
Incheon, which has 11 wins, 10 draws, 9 losses and 43 points, rose from 7th to 6th place.
Jeju fell into a slump with no wins (one draw and three losses) in four games. Jeju ranked ninth in the league with 9 wins, 8 draws, 13 losses, and 35 points.
Incheon scored the first goal in the 29th minute of the first half. Kim Do-hyuk delivered a sharp pass to Lee Myung-joo, and Lee Myung-joo shook the net with an accurate shot. It was Lee Myung-joo’s second goal of the season.
Jeju equalized in the 22nd minute of the second half. Seo Jin-soo scored a penetration pass to Kim Seung-seop after successfully dribbling through the Incheon camp. Kim Seung-seop kicked in without delay. It was Kim’s second goal of the season.
Incheon won 2-1 with a theater goal. Hernandez, who received Shin Jin-ho’s pass in the third minute of extra time in the second half, scored his fifth goal of the season to end the game.