Gangwon FC, 메이저사이트the ‘Eagle Corps’ led by coach Choi Yong-soo, recorded two consecutive victories by defeating ‘K League powerhouse’ Jeonbuk Hyundai.
Gangwon FC won 1-0 in an away game against Jeonbuk Hyundai in the 10th round of Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 held at Jeonju World Cup Stadium at 4:30 pm on the 29th. In the second half of extra time, Yang Hyeon-jun scored the first goal of the season and a theatrical goal. With this victory, Gangwon ranked 10th with 10 points (2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses). Jeonbuk stayed in 9th place (10 points).
Gangwon used a 3-4-3 formation that day. Yang Hyeon-jun, Park Sang-hyuk, and Kim Dae-woo made up the three-top team, while Jung Seung-yong, Seo Min-woo, Han Young-guk, and Yoo In-soo protected the midfield. The three-back was built by Yoon Seok-young, Kim Young-bin, and Lee Woong-hee, and the goalkeeper glove was worn by Lee Kwang-yeon.
Jeonbuk came out with a 3-4-1-2 formation. Song Min-gyu and Hapa Silva were in the forefront, and Amano Jun was in the second line. Lee Soo-bin and Park Jin-seop protected the midfield, and Park Chang-woo and Kim Moon-hwan both played as wingbacks. Hong Jeong-ho, Kim Geon-woong, and Jeong Tae-wook made up the three-back, and Kim Jeong-hoon guarded the goal.
At the beginning of the game, Amano and Lee Soo-bin threatened Gangwon’s gate with consecutive shots. However, in the 18th minute of the first half, Song Min-gyu was injured by Gangwon’s tackle. He tried to run again, but Song Min-gyu, who complained of pain, was replaced by Gustavo in the 23rd minute of the first half.
Despite the unexpected bad news, Jeonbuk’s offense was strong.
In the 23rd minute of the first half, Jung Tae-wook’s long cross was head-dropped by Gustavo in the box, and Hafa Silva fell and shot but hit the post. In the 34th minute of the first half, Hong Jeong-ho attempted a powerful mid-range shot from a long distance, but Lee Kwang-yeon’s super save blocked it. In the 36th minute of the first half, Amano Jun’s corner kick was headed by Gustavo, but Lee Kwang-yeon parried it, and Kim Gun-woong shot but missed the goal.
In the first half, which ended 0-0, both teams used substitution cards at the same time as they entered the second half. Jeonbuk replaced Park Chang-woo with Jung Woo-jae, and Gangwon replaced Park Sang-hyuk and Kim Dae-woo with Gallego and Kim Dae-won. From the second half, Gangwon seemed to start attacking. In the 19th minute of the second half, after Jeonbuk’s touch miss, Gangwon’s counterattack situation.
However, after Jeonbuk’s replacement in the 25th minute of the second half, the attack became fierce. Except for Amano and Lee Soo-bin, Baek Seung-ho and Andre Lewis were put in. Baek Seung-ho’s header and bold shooting aimed at the opportunity. However, the balance of 0 continued in Gangwon’s barred defense. Gangwon replaced the injured Lee Woong-hee in the 40th minute of the second half with Kim Woo-seok, and 1 minute later, Hankook-young was replaced by Alibayev.Four minutes of extra time were given, and Lee Kwang-yeon blocked Jeonbuk’s golden chance. Baek Seung-ho’s corner kick was taken to the head by Hong Jeong-ho, but Lee Kwang-yeon saved. A theatrical goal was scored just before the final whistle was blown. After Yang Hyun-jun overcame the competition with the defense, he created a 1-on-1 chance and finished it with a calm chip shot. It is Yang Hyun-jun’s first goal of the season and an offensive point for two consecutive games. In the end, Gangwon, who won 1-0, laid the foundation for a rebound in the mid-table.