Professional football K-League 2 (Part 2) Gyeongnam FC took down FC Anyang to 2nd place and rose to 1st place.
Gyeongnam won 3-2 in the home game against Anyang in the 7th round of the Hanawon Q K League 2 2023 held at the Changwon Soccer Center on the 18th.
With 4 wins, 3 draws and 15 points, Gyeongnam took down Anyang (4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss), which had 14 points, to 2nd place and rose to the top of the league.
The opening goal was scored by visiting team Anyang. Gyeongnam defender Lee Chan-wook committed a handball foul by sticking out his arm while blocking an opponent’s shot. Anyang Andrigo scored a penalty in the 22nd minute.
Gyeongnam scored an equalizer in the 29th minute of the first half. Castro posted an accurate left-footed cross near the corner flag surrounded by two defenders, and Seol Hyun-jin shook the net with a header.
Gyeongnam scored another goal in the third minute, but the goal was canceled. In the 32nd minute of the first half, Gyeongnam Kim Yeong-chan took advantage of goalkeeper Park Seong-soo’s mistake when attacking a corner kick, but the referee disallowed the goal. The corner kick was judged to have gone out of the goal line and returned, and a goal kick was declared.
Both teams threatened the opponent’s gate with organized attacks, but no goals were scored. The first half ended 1-1.
Anyang took a 2-1 lead in the 15th minute of the second half. Kim Jung-hyun shook the net with a powerful right-footed shot from the side of the penalty arc.
Then, in the 22nd minute of the second half, Gyeongnam equalized again thanks to the opponent’s own goal. The ball Ki-jong Won received with his head hit Baek Dong-gyu and went into the Anyang goal.
In the 31st minute of the second half, Anyang missed an opportunity to run away again. Andrigo’s right-footed shot went over the Gyeongnam goalpost.
Anyang pushed Gyeongnam with Yago, a foreign player who was substituted. Anyang, who took 10 days off and played the game, showed a physical advantage over Gyeongnam, who took only 3 days off.
Gyeongnam also did not back down and threatened Anyang’s gate with Lee Jun-jae’s no-rotation mid-range shot.
In the 44th minute of the second half, Gyeongnam scored the winning goal. Kijong Won beat two Anyang defenders with a dribble. Anyang Kim Jeong-hyeon attempted a sliding tackle to steal the ball from Won Ki-jong and scored an own goal. The game ended with Gyeongnam winning 3-2.
Chungnam Asan won 4-0 in the away game against Chungbuk Cheongju held at Cheongju Sports Complex.
Chungnam-Asan ranked 7th in the league with 11 points from 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. Chungbuk Cheongju stayed in 11th place in the league with 6 points from 1 win, 3 draws and 4 losses.
Chungnam Asan Jang Jun-Young, Park Se-Jik, Park Min-Seo, and Lee Eun-Beom scored a complete victory by shaking the net in succession.
Seoul E-Land won 1-0 in an away game against Bucheon FC held at Bucheon Sports Complex.
Seoul E-Land rose to 10th place with 2 wins, 1 draw, 4 losses and 7 points. Bucheon stayed in 8th place with 10 points from 3 wins,안전놀이터 1 draw and 4 losses.
Seoul E-Land Cha Seung-hyun led the way to victory with the winning goal in the 34th minute of the first half.