Incheon United draws 2-2 with Gwangju FC after failing to capitalize on Jerso’s multi-goal performance.
Incheon United drew 2-2 with Gwangju FC in the 27th round of the Hana OneQ K League 1 2023 at the Incheon Football Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on April 18. With the win, Incheon leapfrogged into sixth place with nine wins, 10 draws, and eight losses (37 points).온라인카지노
[Starting lineups] ‘Mugosa-Jerso’ vs. ‘Becca-Heuryul’ Incheon-Gwangju reveal their rosters
Incheon United (3-5-2) : Lee Tae-hee (GK) – Delbridge, Kim Dong-min, Kim Yeon-yeon – Min Kyung-hyun, Kim Do-hyuk, Moon Ji-hwan, Lee Myung-joo, Kim Jun-yup – Jerso, Mugosa
Gwangju FC (4-4-2) : Kim Kyung-min (GK) – Lee Min-ki, *Ahn Young-gyu, Aaron, Doo Hyun-seok – Uhm Ji-sung, Jung Ho-yeon, Lee Hee-gyun, Kim Han-gil – Becca, Heo Yul
*Gwangju initially fielded a center back combination of Timo and Aaron, but Timo was injured during warm-ups. A Gwangju official said, “Timo was injured during the warm-up and was replaced by Ahn Young-gyu.” Gwangju then replaced Ahn with Young-gyu in the starting lineup, and Timo was left off the roster.
[First half] A fierce battle…but scoreless 0-0
The first half was a tense affair. We tried to secure the initiative based on strong competition. Gwangju operated higher up the line, while Incheon established a counterattack shape.
Gwangju swallowed their disappointment. In the 17th minute, a cross came in from the left side of the field and Becca took possession and took a left-footed shot. Delbridge stretched out her foot to block it.
Gwangju’s best chance of the game went begging. In the 26th minute, a sharp cross came in from the left flank and was headed in by Heo. Goalkeeper Lee Tae-hee stretched out his hand to palm it away from the corner of the goal.
Gwangju’s chances were wasted. In the 33rd minute, Lee Hee-gyun shot from the front of the penalty arc and the ball went straight to the goalkeeper. In the 37th minute, Heo Yul’s shot from inside the penalty box was also blocked by the defense.
Incheon fought back. In the 43rd minute, Kim Jun-yup sent a long ball into the penalty box that Mugosa chest-trapped and volleyed into the box, but the ball fell into the goalkeeper’s arms.
Gwangju missed a chance. In the 45th minute, Aaron delivered a roving pass. Uhm Ji Sung penetrated and trapped it, but it was long and collided with the goalkeeper. Offside was also called. The first half ended goalless.
[Second half] Gerso multi goal → Asani + Lee Gun-hee goal…2-2 draw
Gwangju made a substitution at the start of the second half. Aaron went out and Lee Soon-min came in, and in the fifth minute of the second half, Um Ji Sung’s curling kick in front of the penalty box went straight to the goalkeeper.
Soon after, Incheon took the lead. In the fifth minute of the second half, Lee Tae-hee received the ball and accurately kicked it toward Jerso, who was breaking forward. After winning a contest with Lee Soon-min, Jerso chest-trapped and shot from inside the penalty box. The ball hit the post and slipped into the back of the net.
Incheon then made a change. In the eighth minute of the second half, they brought off Min Kyung-hyun and brought on Jung Dong-yoon. In the ninth minute of the second half, Kim Dong-min’s header from a corner kick went over the crossbar. Immediately, Gwangju hit the ground running. Doo Hyun-seok’s cross was headed by Bekka, and the ball beat the defense and sailed just wide of the post.
Gwangju responded. In the 13th minute of the second half, they took off Bekah and Kim Han-gil and introduced Thomas and Asani.
Incheon scored another goal. In the 15th minute of the second half, Mugosa received the ball in Incheon’s half and played an exquisite through ball to a penetrating Jerso in the center circle. After winning a contest with Ahn Young-gyu, Jerso calmly slotted the ball past the goalkeeper.
Gwangju swallowed their disappointment. In the 24th minute, Asani’s shot in front of the penalty box deflected off Kim Do-hyuk and narrowly missed the side netting. He then substituted Lee Kun-hee for Heo Yul.
Incheon made a substitution. In the 27th minute of the second half, Mugosa and Lee Myung-joo came off, and Chun Sung-hoon and Kim Bosup came on. Incheon switched to a 5-4-1 formation.
Gwangju scored the consolation goal. In the 34th minute of the second half, Gwangju earned a free kick in the far corner of the goal. Asani stepped up to take the kick, and with a fantastic winding kick, he found the corner of the goal. Lee Hee-gyun came off and Lee Sang-gi came on.
Incheon made a change in the 37th minute when Jerso left the field and was replaced by Kim Min-seok. Gwangju missed a chance. In the 42nd minute, on a free kick situation, Um Ji Sung’s two crucial shots were both blocked by Lee Tae-hee.
Incheon had a chance to end the game. In the 44th minute, Kim Min-seok crossed from the right flank and Chun Sung-hoon rushed forward to meet it with his foot. However, it went just wide.
Six minutes of second-half stoppage time were awarded. Gwangju scored a dramatic equalizer. In the third minute of stoppage time, Lee Soon-min sent in a cross, and Lee’s header went through the hands of goalkeeper Lee Tae-hee and into the net. The match ended in a 2-2 draw.