Ulsan Hyundai almost lost to a promoted team again. However, Bakko escaped from the crisis with one shot.
Ulsan won 2-1 against Gwangju in the 10th round of the ‘Hana One Q K League 1 2023’ held at Ulsan Munsu Stadium on the 30th at 7:00 pm. From the opening game, only 1 loss was allowed in 10 games, and they settled into the lead while running undefeated in the last 3 games (2 consecutive wins).
In Ulsan,메이저사이트 Joo Min-kyu aimed at the Gwangju net from the front, and Rubikson, Kang Yun-gu, and Um Won-sang provided fire support from behind. Lee Gyu-seong and Boyanich coordinated offense and defense from the waist, and Lee Myeong-jae, Kim Young-kwon, Kim Ki-hee, and Seol Young-woo played in the back four. Cho Hyeon-woo kept the goal.
In Gwangju, Lee Hee-gyun and Huh Yul were the two tops aiming at the goal. Umji-seong, Lee Soon-min, Jeong Ho-yeon, and Shin Chang-moo played in the second line, while Kim Han-gil, Ahn Young-gyu, Timo, and Doo Hyun-seok blocked the Ulsan attack in defense. Gwangju goalkeeper gloves were worn by Kim Kyung-min.
Ulsan gained possession of the ball from the beginning and gained the upper hand in the search. The atmosphere was on the side of the home team, Ulsan, but Gwangju also made use of its unique soccer style. Despite the pressure from Ulsan, the rear build-up was carried out without hesitation, and fullback Doo Hyun-seok played a number fight, crossing the inside and outside. In the 11th minute of the first half, the bold attack made the Ulsan team cool.
Gwangju also hampered the Ulsan build-up with increasingly strong forward pressure. In the 24th minute of the first half, Lee Hee-kyun destroyed Ulsan’s defensive block alone and attempted a threatening shot. Ulsan changed the U-22 card by removing Kang Yun-gu and adding Kim Min-hyeok. In the 28th minute of the first half, Kim Ki-hee aimed for the Gwangju net with a thunderbolt shot. Gwangju also put Asani into action to counter Ulsan’s response.
In Ulsan, Rubikson and Joo Min-gyu looked for an opportunity to explore inside the box. Rubiksson fired a shot in the middle of the match, but failed to break through goalkeeper Kim Kyung-min. In the 41st minute of the first half, Minhyuk Kim’s shot from a corner kick was also blocked by a block. Lee Kyu-Sung’s header also missed the goal slightly.
Gwangju threatened Ulsan at the start of the second half. In the 4th minute of the second half, Um Ji-seong received Lee Hee-kyun’s forward pass and shot, but goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo’s super save blocked it and the net was not shaken. Ulsan aimed for the space behind Gwangju, which was pressurized by raising the line, and Rubik’s hand dug into the side with a straight movement. In the 18th minute of the second half, Ulsan changed the attack with Bako and Cho Hyun-taek.
Gwangju’s Lee Soon-min hit the Ulsan goal post with a soft shot from outside the box. Even after that, he shook Ulsan with a short pass during a counterattack. I tried to show my strengths as much as possible without backing down against the 1st place team, Ulsan. In the 26th minute of the second half, Park Han-bin tried to calmly push, but Jo Hyun-woo caught him and lowered his head.
Ulsan tried to turn the atmosphere around with veteran midfielder Lee Chung-yong. Seol Young-woo exchanged a one-two pass with Lee Chung-yong, penetrated the box, folded it once, and shot, but his strength was weak. Gwangju also replaced Ha Seung-woon without Um Ji-seong, and instead of Heo Yul, Lee Kun-hee, Lee Su-min and Lee Kang-hyeon pulled the reins.
Director Lee Jung-hyo’s mercenary skills hit the mark. In the 37th minute of the second half, 8 minutes before the end of regular time, Lee Kang-hyun’s shot hit the post. However, Ulsan’s concentration was high. In the 42nd minute of the second half, Bako’s shot shook the net and turned the game back to square one. Later, Joo Min-gyu scored a theatrical goal in a pre-trial situation and roared as the blue bird of Ulsan victory. The match ended with Ulsan’s victory.