Gimcheon Sangmu failed to pick up a point away to Jeonnam. Chung Jung-yong’s first win as head coach is next.
Gimcheon lost 0-1 away to Jeonnam Dragons in the 16th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 at Gwangyang Football Stadium at 8 p.m. on April 4.
Gimcheon, who were missing their final year players, made a change to their lineup. Cho Young-wook moved to the front line, while Koo Bon-cheol was deployed as a flanker. In the midfield, Kim Hyun-wook partnered with Kim Dong-hyun and Kim Jin-gyu. Won Doo-jae started at center back, while Kim Tae-hyun returned to the starting lineup at right back.
In the first minute, Gimcheon opened the scoring with a threatening mid-range shot from Kim Min-jun. In the 17th minute, Jeonnam’s sharp shot at the Gimcheon goal was blocked by goalkeeper Kang Hyun-moo. In the 33rd minute, Cho Young-wook had two shots on goal when he was one-on-one with the keeper. In the 34th minute, the home team scored first. Valdivia shook Gimcheon’s goal with a powerful shot. After the goal, Gimcheon made a change in the offense by substituting Politician for Koo Bon-cheol.
In the second half, which started with Gimcheon’s lead, the two teams fought fiercely for a goal. In the 19th minute of the second half, Kim Jin-gyu’s mid-range shot hit the post. In the 32nd minute, Kim Jun-bum’s turning shot was blocked by the Jeonnam goalkeeper. In the 36th minute, Kim Jin-gyu’s free kick went just wide of the goal. In stoppage time, Kim Jun-bum’s shot went wide of the goal. Despite pushing hard for an equalizer, Gimcheon was unable to turn the game around.
After the game, coach Jung Jeong-yong said, “There were some disappointments depending on the situation, but the players played with a sense of mission in the second half. I think the players also played with a sense of belonging and mission to win. In the next home game, we will prepare well and organizationally to win,” he said after the first game in Gimcheon.안전놀이터
Meanwhile, Gimcheon will play the 17th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 against Ansan Greeners at Gimcheon Sports Complex on the 10th. Gimcheon, which is playing a home game for the Armed Forces Memorial Day, is determined to bring home the first victory for coach Jung Jung-yong with an undefeated military spirit.