Pohang ‘Go Young-jun’ scores first goal, Timo equalizes 1-1 draw with Gwangju…11 points behind Ulsan
Pohang took the lead with Go Young-Jun’s first goal, but they conceded an equalizer in the second half and ended up with a draw.
Pohang Steelers and Gwangju FC recorded a 1-1 draw in the 26th round of ‘Hanawon Q K League 1 2023’ held at Pohang Steel Yard at 8:00 pm on the 13th. With the draw on the day, Pohang continued its 5 game undefeated (2 wins, 3 draws), but failed to take advantage of the opportunity to chase leader Ulsan.
The K-League’s best ‘strategist’ Kim Ki-dong and coach Lee Jung-hyo fought an all-out war and aimed for victory. First, the home team, Pohang, started a 4-2-3-1 formation, starting with Lee Ho-jae, Baek Sung-dong, Ko Young-jun, Kim Seung-dae, Kim Jun-ho, Oberdan, Wandelson, Grant, Ha Chang-rae, Park Seung-wook, and Hwang In-jae. The away team Gwangju also started with Thomas, Heo Yul, Um Ji-seong, Lee Sun-min, Jeong Ho-yeon, Asani, Min-ki Lee, Ahn Young-gyu, Timo, Doo Hyun-seok, and Kim Kyung-min as their starters, aiming for victory.
Pohang scored the first goal. In the 20th minute of the first half, Grant cut off the opponent’s pass and counterattacked, and Ko Young-jun, who received Oberdan’s pass, shook the net with a clean shot. Afterwards, Pohang took the lead and played the game, and in the 36th minute of the first half, Kim Jong-woo was put in instead of Kim Jun-ho. Gwangju Lee Min-ki’s shot came out, but could not tie the score.
Pohang has changed. At the beginning of the second half, Jeka was put in instead of Lee Ho-jae to strengthen the front. After that, Pohang continued to lead the game, Baek Sung-dong in the 1st minute of the second half and Grant in the 2nd minute of the second half had successive shooting opportunities, but they were canceled. Gwangju also threw a win. In the 10th minute of the second half, Aaron and Kim Han-gil were put in, and in the 18th minute of the second half, Lee Kun-hee was put in to strengthen the attack.
In the end, Gwangju turned the match to the starting point. In the 22nd minute of the second half, Lee Soon-min’s cross from the right side hit the defense and flowed, and Teemo cut it into the net with an elaborate shot. Afterwards, Pohang added Han Chan-hee in the 22nd minute to aim for an additional goal. Pohang seized the chance. In the 31st minute of the second half, in a corner kick situation, Grant connected Kim Jong-woo’s cross with a header, but it hit the post, and in the 33rd minute of the second half, Kim Jong-woo’s shot went over the crossbar.메이저놀이터
Both teams made changes and tried to win. Gwangju put on Lee Sang-ki and Oh-sung in the 37th minute, and Pohang put Kim In-seong in the 39th minute of the second half. Afterwards, both teams did their best to score, but no additional goals were scored, and the game ended in a draw.