Gangwon FC broke the 8 match winless link at home and won the first win of the miraculous season.
Gangwon FC won메이저사이트 3-2 in the 9th round home game of Hanawon Q K League 1 2023 against FC Seoul held at the main stadium of Songam Sports Town in Chuncheon at 7:00 pm on the 26th. On this day, Gangwon came out with a 3-4-3 formation. The starting lineup was the same as the last match against Gwangju FC. Hyunjun Yang, Sanghyuk Park, and Daewoo Kim formed the three-top group. Jung Seung-yong, Seo Min-woo, Hank Young, and Yoo In-soo started in the midfield. The three-back was built by Yoon Seok-young, Kim Young-bin, and Lee Woong-hee, and Lee Gwang-yeon put on goalkeeper gloves. Gallego and Kim Dae-won started off the bench. Seoul used a 4-4-2 formation. Willian and Ilyu Chengo made up the two tops, and Lim Sang-hyeop, Ki Sung-yong, Han Chan-hee, and Na Sang-ho started in midfield. The four-back was built by Park Soo-il, Kim Joo-seong, Kwon Wan-gyu, and Kim Jin-ya. Baek Jong-beom guarded the goal.
At the beginning of the first half, Seoul tried to develop an attack through a rear build-up, but it was not easy to break through as Gangwon lowered the line. Gangwon tried to counterattack, aiming for mistakes during Seoul’s build-up. In the end, the ’02 born duo’ Yang Hyun-joon and Park Sang-hyeok’s counterattack worked. In the 24th minute of the first half, in the course of Seoul’s attack, after stealing the ball from the Gangwon camp, Yang Hyun-jun stripped the defense with a first touch from the left flank and continued the dribble for about 70m. Afterwards, he attempted a cutback with his left foot, and Park Sang-hyeok lightly pushed it in with his right foot in front of the gate. It is Park Sang-hyuk’s professional debut goal and Gangwon’s second field goal this season.
After that, Gangwon’s onslaught unfolded. He sprayed long passes to both sides aiming for the space behind the opponent, and also created opportunities for mid-range shooting by raising the line. Even in defense, he completely blocked Willian and Ilyuchenko and did not give them a chance to touch the ball. Seoul mainly aimed at both sides, especially the right side of Gangwon, but Kim Dae-woo made a high contribution to the defense and showed fighting spirit by leading the counterattack. Gangwon started the second half with a 1-point lead, and Seoul pulled out 3 replacement cards. Instead of Kwon Wan-kyu, Park Soo-il, and Ilyuchenko, Lee Han-beom, Lee Tae-seok, and Hwang Eui-jo came in. However, as soon as the whistle blew to start the game, Gangwon scored an additional goal. Jeong Seung-yong, who received the ball from the left side, dribbled from the left side of the penalty box and raised a grounder cross with his left foot. The goalkeeper failed to catch it and it flowed into the goal. Seoul did not back down and in the 7th minute of the second half Ki Sung-yueng’s corner kick deflected the ball, and Im Sang-hyeok showed his concentration and scored the chase goal. In the 11th minute of the second half, Seoul replaced Han Jin-hee and put Palosevich in for an equalizer. In the 18th minute of the second half of Gangwon-do, Yoo In-soo was replaced and Kim Jin-ho was put in. It was coach Choi Yong-soo’s decision to add strength to the attack. However, Gangwon allowed an equalizer in the same scene. In the 23rd minute of the second half Ki Sung-yueng’s corner kick was finished by Lim Sang-hyeok again.
Gangwon, who had a hard time winning the first win of the season, replaced Park Sang-hyuk and Kim Dae-woo in the 26th minute of the second half, and Kim Dae-won and Gallego were put in. In Seoul, Hwang Ui-jo, who complained of pain in his left thigh muscle, was taken off the field and Han Seung-gyu was put in instead. Seoul had an opportunity to turn the game around. In the 34th minute of the second half, Seoul counterattacked, two Gangwon defenders faced three Seoul attackers. Na Sang-ho, who was on the right side of the penalty box, passed to Palosevich who was in front of the goal for a perfect chance. In the 40th minute of the second half of Gangwon-do, Kim Dae-won’s corner kick was taken by Kim Young-bin with his head, but it slightly missed the left side of the goal. One minute later, Gangwon’s counterattack situation, Kim Dae-won saw Gallego rushing down the left side and crossed the defense with a through pass. Afterwards, Gallego fired a strong shot with his left foot, but unfortunately it went right in front of the goalkeeper.A miracle happened in the second half of 3 minutes of extra time. Gallego raised a reverse cross with his right foot, and Lee Woong-hee, who was inside the goal, stripped the defense of the ball and finished it with his right foot. Afterwards, Seoul tried to shoot in succession, but Lee Kwang-yeon made a super save and saved Gangwon’s first win of the season. Seoul scored another goal from a corner kick chance, but it was declared offside. Gangwon, who exerted all their strength until the end, ended up winning their first win of the drama-like season.