Gimcheon beat Gangwon to take K League 1 lead…Hwang Sun-hong’s first win in Daejeon

Professional soccer K League 1 Gimcheon Commerce defeated Gangwon FC to move to the top of the league.

Gimcheon won 3-2 in the 18th round of the Hana Bank K League 1 2024 away match against Gangwon at Gangneung Sports Complex at 7 p.m. on Nov. 22.

The promoted Gimcheon team has been on a roll under head coach Jung Jung-yong, bouncing back from a 0-2 loss to Gwangju FC in the previous round.

With new signings Lee Dong-kyung and Park Chan-yong starting up front, the Gimcheon squad pulled off a thrilling come-from-behind victory thanks to goals from Min-seok-woo, Mo Jae-hyun, and Yoo Kang-hyun.

With 33 points (9 wins, 6 draws, 3 losses), Gimcheon leapfrogged Ulsan HD (32 points), who have played one game less, 온라인카지노 from fourth to the top of the table.

Gangwon have been playing sharp attacking football under Yoon Jeong-hwan and are in contention for the title, but have fallen to their knees in the midst of a back-and-forth campaign.

The loss ended a five-match winning streak for Gangwon, who had beaten Ulsan (1-0), Daegu FC (2-1), Jeonbuk Hyundai (2-1) and Jeju United (2-1) in succession.

With the loss in the opening match at Gangneung Sports Complex, Gangwon dropped to third place with 31 points (9 wins, 4 draws, 5 losses).

It was Gangwon who took the lead first. In the first minute, Hwang Moon-ki passed to the center of the box. Kim Dae-woo quickly ran in and pushed it home for the first goal.

Gimcheon, who took the blow, fought back soon after. In the 23rd minute, Min-seok-woo received the ball outside the penalty box. His surprise shot from a long distance resulted in the equalizer.

Gangwon regained the lead in the 35th minute through Cho Jin-hyuk, who capitalized on a pass from Lee Sang-heon, but Gimcheon equalized in the 39th minute through Mo Jae-hyun’s header.

Gimcheon turned the tide of the match. In the 48th minute, Mo Jae-hyun sped through the defense and crossed the ball. Yoo Kang-hyun jumped and headed the ball into the back of the net.

Daejeon Hana Citizens came from behind to beat Gwangju 2-1 at the Daejeon World Cup Stadium.

Hwang Sun-hong, who returned to Daejeon as the “fireman,” recorded his first win in two games in charge.

Striker Chun Sung-hoon, who joined the club from Incheon United on July 21, scored on his debut before Song Chang-seok’s dramatic goal in stoppage time sealed the win.

Last-place Daejeon moved up to 11th place with 18 points (W4 D6 L8), ahead of Jeonbuk (15 points).

Gwangju, led by Lee Jung-hyo, attempted to make it back-to-back wins against FC Seoul (2-1) and Gimcheon (2-0), but were unsuccessful.

Beka, who scored her first goal of the season against Seoul, scored again for the second time in two games, but the lead could not be maintained.

Gwangju sits in sixth place with 22 points (7 W, 1 D, 10 L).

Gwangju took the lead in the fifth minute of the first half when Beka scored with a powerful shot to the top corner.

Daejeon fought back and equalized in the 23rd minute when Chun Sung-hoon took a pass from Bae Seo-joon and slotted it into the corner.

In the 49th minute of stoppage time, substitute Song Chang-seok scored a sensational bicycle kick to give Daejeon the lead.

Earlier, Daegu defeated Jeonbuk 3-0 at DGB Daegu Bank Park.

Daegu, under new head coach Park Chang-hyun at the start of the season, have now won back-to-back games after beating Jeju United (1-0) in their last match.

Japanese midfielder Yoshino’s cannonball strike and a multi-goal performance from “King of Daegu” Se Jing-ya sealed the victory.

With 20 points (W5 D5 L8 D18), Daegu moves up to ninth place on goal difference, ahead of Jeju (15 points), who are tied on points.

Jeonbuk looked to rebound under Kim Doo-hyun, who took over for former coach Dan Petrescu, but once again failed to pick up their first win.

Kim failed to pick up his first win in four league games, following defeats against Gangwon (1-2), Ulsan (0-1) and Incheon (2-2).

The helpless defeat pushed Jeonbuk to the brink and dropped them to 12th place with 15 points (W3 D6 L9).

It was Daegu who upset the balance. In the 39th minute, Park Yong-hee’s shot was blocked by the defense, and Yoshino pounced on the loose ball to give Daegu the lead.

Daegu added another goal. In the 12th minute of the second half, Sejingya was tripped up while catching a back pass from Jung Tae-wook, earning a penalty kick. Sejingya stepped up to the spot kick and converted.

Daegu further widened the gap in the 36th minute of the second half with another goal from Sejingya to complete the 3-0 victory.

Seoul defeated Suwon FC 3-0 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

It was Kim Ki-dong’s side’s first win in five matches, following draws against Pohang (2-2), Gimcheon (0-0), Gwangju (1-2) and Ulsan (2-2).

Park Sung-hoon, a center back prospect born in 2003, scored the game’s first goal off a corner kick set piece, his first professional goal.

With 21 points (5 wins, 6 draws, 7 losses), Seoul rebounded to seventh place.

Suwon FC, led by head coach Kim Eun-joong, lost for the second straight game, following a 1-3 defeat against Gangwon.

Son Jun-ho, a surprise addition to the Suwon FC roster after returning from China, was named to the substitutes’ bench in the 15th minute of the second half in place of Kang Sang-yoon, but was unable to prevent the loss.

Suwon FC remains in fifth place with 27 points (8 W, 3 D, 7 L).

Seoul took the lead in the 21st minute through Park Sung-hoon, who found a gap in the defense after a Han Seung-kyu corner kick.

Suwon FC responded with goals from Son Jun-ho, Ji Dong-won, and Lee Kwang-hyuk, but conceded back-to-back goals from Kang Sung-jin in the 41st minute and Willian in the 50th minute.

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