Gangwon defeats Jeonbuk in extreme underwater battle…Incheon and Pohang also win (total)

Professional soccer K League 1 side Gangwon FC earned a victory against Jeonbuk in a match that was disrupted by heavy rain. Incheon United defeated Jeju United with a late stoppage-time theater goal.

Gangwon won 3-1 away to Jeonbuk Hyundai in the 30th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2023 at Jeonju World Cup Stadium on Saturday.

It was Gangwon’s first win in four games since beating Ulsan Hyundai on March 12. The win lifted Gangwon out of last place. With 24 points (4W, 12D, 14L), Gangwon leapfrogged Suwon Samseong, who did not play, to 11th place in the league.

Jeonbuk fell into a five-match winless streak (three draws and two losses). Jeonbuk remained fifth in the league with 43 points (12W, 7D, 10L).바카라사이트

Jeonbuk scored the first goal in the fifth minute. Han Gyo-won was tripped up by Lee Ji-sol while dribbling. Gustavo took the kick and converted.

Gangwon turned the game around at the end of the first half.

In the 45th minute, Shin Min-woo dribbled forward and passed to Gabriel, who scored a clever turning shot to tie the game at 1-1. It was Gabriel’s first goal in the league.

In the second minute of first-half stoppage time, Yago sent a pass to Gallego, who finished strongly at the near post to make it 2-1. It was Gallego’s second goal of the season.

[SEOUL, South Korea] Hernandez scores a goal for Incheon in the K League 1. (Photo courtesy of the Korean Football Association)
In the second half, under heavy rain, Gangwon scored a wedge goal to make it 3-1 in the 30th minute. After receiving a space pass from Shin Min-woo, Kim Dae-won tried to shoot. The ball deflected off the defender’s foot and into the goal. It was Kim Dae-won’s second goal of the season.

Heavy rain continued throughout the second half, creating puddles on the field and making it difficult for the ball to roll properly.

Jeonbuk also had some bad luck in the final minutes of the game. Jeju’s Ryu Kwang-hyun committed a handball foul and was awarded a penalty kick, but the penalty was canceled after it was found that Jeonbuk had committed an offside foul beforehand. The game ended in a 3-1 victory for Gangwon.

At the same time, Incheon defeated Jeju 2-1 at the Incheon Football Stadium.

With 43 points (11W, 10D, 9L), Incheon moved from seventh to sixth place.

Jeju fell into a four-match winless streak (D1, L3). Jeju remained in ninth place in the league with 35 points (9W8D13L).

Incheon took the lead in the 29th minute. Kim Do-hyuk delivered a sharp pass to Lee Myung-joo, who rattled the net with an accurate shot. It was Lee’s second goal of the season.

[SEOUL, South Korea] Pohang defeats Suwon FC in the K League 1. (Photo courtesy of the Korean Football Association)
Jeju equalized in the 22nd minute of the second half. Seo Jin-soo won a dribble in the Incheon zone and sent a penetrating pass to Kim Seung-seop. Kim wasted no time in slotting it home. It was Kim’s second goal of the season.

Incheon won 2-1 with a theater goal. In the third minute of second-half stoppage time, Hernandez scored his fifth goal of the season off a pass from Shin Shin-ho to end the game.

At the Pohang Steel Yard, the Pohang Steelers defeated Suwon FC 2-0 to stay in second place.

Pohang, unbeaten in nine matches (5 wins, 4 draws), improved to 56 points (15 wins, 11 draws, 4 losses) and remained unbeaten in three matches against Suwon FC this season.

Zeca was the difference maker for Pohang. She scored multi-goals in the 28th and 44th minutes of the first half. With his ninth and 10th goals of the season, he moved up to fifth on the scoring list.

After narrowly missing out on a hat trick, Zeca was replaced by Lee Ho-jae in the 28th minute of the second half.

Suwon FC, on the other hand, failed to win back-to-back games and dropped to 10th place (29-8 W, 5 D, 17 L).

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