Gyeongnam started the game without legionnaires
Headbutt by Lee Chang Wook wins for Chungnam-Asan
2nd Busan defeats 1st Gimcheon 2-0 at home
Gyeongnam FC, with only one win in their last 8 games, had a long laugh after scoring 3 points against Chungnam Asan on the 29th.
Gyeongnam defeated Chungnam Asan 1-0 in the away match of the 29th round of the 2023 K-League 2 Professional Football Tournament held at the Yi Sun-sin Sports Complex in Asan, Chungcheongnam-do.
Defender Lee Chang-wook, born in 2003, played a big role in leading Gyeongnam (12 wins, 9 draws, 6 losses, 45 points) to third place. In the match with Chungnam, when all foreign players were excluded from the starting list, Gyeongnam took the lead 1-0, and Lee Chang-wook scored his debut goal in the 18th minute of the first half and maintained a 1-point lead until the final whistle. . Lee Chang Wook overcame defense and resistance in a corner kick situation, jumped up and scored the first goal with a header.
In a head-to-head battle for 1st and 2nd places that drew attention, 2nd-placed Busan I-Park defeated leader Kim Chung Sang-ma and reduced the difference to 1 point.
Busan beat Gimcheon 2-0 in a home game that day at the Horn Stadium in Busan. Since Busan (50 points, 14 wins, 8 draws, 5 losses) caught up with Gimcheon (51 points, 16 wins, 3 draws, 8 losses), the 1st and 2nd places may be reversed depending on the results of the 30th tour.
Busan took the lead thanks to a goal by Son Ho-young in the 43rd minute. When a cross came from the left flank, Son Ho Young, who burst into the space behind the defense, delivered a non-stop left foot kick into the bottom corner of the opponent’s goal.
In the 5th minute of the second half, Song Ho-young’s left-foot shot from behind the penalty line went into the corner of the goal, but was blocked by goalkeeper Kim Jun-hong.
At the 30th minute of the second half, Cho Yong Wook, who was running behind the opponent, was knocked down by a tackle from the opponent’s defense in the penalty area, but the foul was not called.
Busan did not miss the opportunities that emerged after the crisis. In the 32nd minute of the second half, Im Min Hyuk, who caught the ball undefended in the penalty area, saw the opposite goal post and delivered a strong kick with his right foot, leading the team to victory.
Bucheon also won 2-1 away from Ansan Griners. Bucheon (36 goals), with 13 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses, scored 45 points along with Gyeongnam (41 goals), but was edged out in points to finish in 4th place.
Bucheon took the lead and Lee Eui-hyun scored the first goal with a penetrating pass from Ahn Jae-joon in the 3rd minute of the game. At the 19th minute of the first half, Cho Soo-cheol’s right-foot kick from the penalty line hit the corner of the goal. Ansan won back one ball, taking advantage of an opponent’s mistake in the 22nd minute of the second half, but failed to score an extra point and failed to score.
Reporter Kim Hong-joo