‘Jo Young-wook’s 11th goal + 2 assists’ Gimcheon wins 4-0 at home against Seongnam… maintains 4-point lead
Gimcheon Sangmu maintained its sole lead in the standings thanks to a brace from Cho Young-wook.
Gimcheon won their Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 Round 25 home match against Seongnam FC 4-0 at Gimcheon Sports Complex at 7:30 p.m. on June 6.
With the win, Gimcheon maintained its lead at the top of the standings with 45 points, gaining ground on second-place Busan I-Park (41 points). Cho Young-wook scored his 11th goal of the season, tying him with Glayson (Gyeongnam FC) and Valdivia (Jeonnam Dragons) for the K League 2 scoring lead. Seongnam, on the other hand, had its two-game winning streak snapped.
The home team lined up in a 4-3-3, with Lee Jun-seok, Cho Young-wook, and Kim Hyun-wook up top and Won Doo-jae, Yoon Seok-joo, and Kang Hyun-mook in the middle. Park Min-gyu, Kim Jae-woo, Lee Sang-min, and Kim Tae-hyun were in charge of the back defense, and Kim Jun-hong was in goal.
The away team, Seongnam, lined up in a 4-1-4-1, with Jin Sung-wook leading the line. The flanks and midfield were Jung Jeong-min, Park Tae-joon, Kwon Sun-hyung, and Gabriel, with Lee Sang-min in the third position. The back four defense was Jung Seung-yong, Patrick, Cho Sung-wook, and Lee Ji-hoon, with Choi Pil-soo in front of the goal.
Gimcheon took advantage of their home advantage and pressured Seongnam from the start. Kim Tae-hyun attempted a mid-range shot in the 15th minute that hit the side netting.
Cho Young-wook came to the rescue in the 31st minute when he sent a cross from the right side that hit the arm of Lee Ji-hoon, who was competing for an aerial ball. The referee awarded a penalty kick via video assistant referee (VAR). Cho Young-wook stepped up to take the kick.
With the momentum on their side, Gimcheon pushed for an additional goal. In the 36th minute, Cho Young-wook’s mid-range shot was blocked by Choi Pil-soo, but Kang Hyun-mook rushed in and pushed it home. However, the goal was canceled due to an offside call.
Seongnam counterattacked. In the 40th minute, Gabriel’s left-footed mid-range shot went wide, and a minute later, Kwon Soon-hyung’s mid-range shot was blocked by the Gimcheon defense.
Seongnam introduced Shin Jae-won and Kim Hyun-tae at the start of the second half to try to make it a contest.
However, Gimcheon added another goal to widen the gap. Cho Young-wook broke through on the right side in the 10th minute and sent in a low cross. Kang Hyun-mook quickly rushed forward and slotted it in.
Cornered, Seongnam gave their offense a boost in the 14th minute of the second half with a Denilson card. Nevertheless, Gimcheon’s offense was unstoppable. Lee Jun-seok hit a mid-range shot in the 21st minute that was headed straight at Choi Pil-soo.
With time to spare, Gimcheon brought on Goo Bon-cheol and Kim Min-joon in the 26th minute of the second half, paying attention to the players’ physical strength. Afterward, they continued to extend their lead with stable play.메이저놀이터
Kim Min-jun also tasted back-to-back goals in the 39th minute when he struck a pass from a breakaway by Politician with his left foot. In the 42nd minute, Kim Min-joon received a pass from Cho Young-wook in a one-on-one situation and calmly finished. In the end, it was a 4-0 victory.