Busy Gimcheon fails to chase Busan with 0-1 loss at Seongnam

Han Jae Hyun Reporter= Gimcheon Sangmu stumbled against Seongnam FC, further widening the gap between them and leaders Busan I-Park.

Gimcheon lost 0-1 away from home in the 32nd round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 at Tancheon Sports Complex at 7:30 p.m. on the 19th. Gimcheon remained in second place with 51 points, seven points behind first-place Busan (58).

For the match, Gimcheon lined up in a 4-3-3 with Lee Jun-seok, Lee Young-joon, and Choi Byung-chan in the back three. Seongnam faced Gimcheon in a 4-2-3-1 with Lee Jong-ho up top.

The first half was dominated by Seongnam. In the fifth minute, Jeon Sung-soo had a perfect chance, but Gimcheon goalkeeper Kang Hyun-moo made the save.

Seongnam took the lead in the 29th minute. Lee Jong-ho headed home a cross from Lee Jun-sang.

After the goal, Gimcheon fought back. Kim Dong-hyun’s shot in the 31st minute went wide, and he tried a mid-range shot in the 39th minute that was blocked by the defense.

At the start of the second half, Gimcheon dropped Kim Jun-bum, Kim Dong-hyun, and Choi Byung-chan in favor of Kim Jin-gyu, Kang Hyun-mook, and Kim Min-joon. Seongnam dropped back to stop Gimcheon’s surge.카지노사이트

Lee Young-jun had a great chance in the 22nd minute. A mistake in the Seongnam defense allowed Lee to get the ball and shoot, but his shot was blocked by Cho Sung-wook. From the ensuing corner kick, Lee Sang-min’s header went wide. In the 23rd minute, Park Min-kyu shot wide of the goal.

Gimcheon brought on Lee Dong-min to add strength to the front line. Gimcheon’s final offense unfolded. In the 42nd minute, Kim Jin-gyu’s free kick went to the side of the goal. Seongnam had a crucial chance in stoppage time when Park Tae-joon missed the target. Seongnam smiled after protecting their one-goal advantage.