Jeonbuk, who was kicked out of ‘common sense’, rather leaps to the middle ranks

Jeonbuk Hyundai,스포츠토토 a professional soccer team, jumped to mid-table by winning their third win of the season despite the successive exits of head coach Kim Sang-shik and Hafa Silva.

Jeonbuk defeated Jeju United 2-0 thanks to consecutive goals from Song Min-gyu and Han Kyo-won in the K-League 1 2023 round 8 away match held at Jeju World Cup Stadium on the 23rd.

●Song Min-kyu and Han Kyo-won goal… With only 3 red cards,

Jeonbuk accumulated 10 points (3 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses), raising their ranking from 9th to 7th. It is 1 point away from 6th place Suwon FC (3 wins, 2 draws, 3 losses). Jeju (2 wins, 2 draws, 4 losses, 8 points), which was put on hold after two consecutive wins, fell from 9th to 10th.

Jeonbuk Song Min-gyu broke the balance that was tense in the 40th minute of the first half. After taking Jung Tae-wook’s free kick from behind, he entered the space on the left side of the penalty box, bypassed one of the opponent’s defenders with a cheating move, and put a right-footed shot into the nearby goal. Jeonbuk faced a crisis in the 30th minute of the second half when Silva, who used an elbow during a header competition, was sent off due to accumulated warnings. Seven minutes later, coach Kim, who had strongly protested against the decision, received a red card.

However, while Jeju was unable to maintain its numerical superiority, Han Kyo-Won, who replaced the injured Lee Dong-Jun, put a wedge in the game. In the 44th minute of the second half, Han Kyo-Won ran after stealing the ball from Jeong-Woon of Jeju, who had pulled up the line, and passed the pass to Min-Kyu Song. Jeju completely collapsed as Lee Ju-yong was sent off for accumulated warnings in the second half of extra time.

●Gangwon, 0-0 draw with Gwangju, 8 consecutive draws

Gangwon FC struggled in 11th place with a winless streak (4 draws, 4 losses, 4 points) in the opening 8 games that day. It was a 0-0 draw in an away game against Gwangju FC after going scoreless for 3 consecutive games. In the 100th super match against second place FC Seoul (5 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses) the previous day, only two teams failed to report a victory this season, including last place Suwon Samsung (2 draws, 6 losses), which was completely defeated 0-3. Gwangju, who recorded their first draw of the season, maintained 5th place with 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses (13 points). Meanwhile, the ‘East Coast Derby’ between leaders Ulsan Hyundai (6 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss) and 3rd place Pohang Steelers (4 wins, 4 draws), held the previous day, ended 2-2.