Gangwon FC reported their first win of the season after the opening and ninth game. He scored three goals in one game for the first time in the season against FC Seoul at home, breaking a long slump and paving the way for a rebound.
Gangwon won 메이저놀이터the Hana One Q K League 1 2023 9th round home game against Seoul at 7:00 pm on the 26th at Chuncheon Songam Sports Town with goals from Park Sang-hyuk, Jung Seung-yong and Lee Woong-hee and won 3-2. With this victory, Gangwon made their first victory of the season and reached 7 points (1 win, 4 draws, 4 losses). Ranked 11th. The defeated Seoul fell to 4th place (5 wins, 1 draw, 3 losses, 16 points).
Gangwon, which has been unable to escape from the swamp of monks since its opening in February, has no place to fall back. In particular, as the disappointment of the home fans grew day by day, it was necessary to change the atmosphere through a win in this home game. Coach Choi Yong-soo also said, “I desperately need a victory. I didn’t know that the first win would be this difficult.” He promised victory.
As coach Choi said, Gangwon gave up possession and focused on defense while focusing on the back. And with a counterattack, Seoul shook the net. In the 24th minute of the first half, Yang Hyeon-jun, who was on the left side, started breaking through from below the half line, and in an instant penetrated the penalty box, and Park Sang-hyeok, who was in front of the gate, calmly put the cutback he gave away into the corner of the goal.
Gangwon, riding the trend, widened the gap with an additional goal at the start of the second half. In the first minute of the second half, Jeong Seung-yong, who received a pass from Han Kook-young, shot from the left side of the penalty box and went low.
However, Kangwon lost focus on defense at set pieces and conceded consecutive runs. In the 7th and 23rd minute of the second half, in the situation of two corner kicks, a chaotic situation occurred in front of the gate after Ki Sung-yueng’s cross, and Lim Sang-hyeop scored consecutively and reported multiple goals.
As coach Choi desperately needed his first victory, he eventually raised the odds. In the 26th minute of the second half, Kim Dae-woo and Park Sang-hyuk were removed, and Kim Dae-won and Gallego were put in. And the change hit. In the second half of extra time, Gallego’s cross was deflected and passed to the front of the goal, and Lee Woong-hee shook the net with a fantastic volley. In the end, the game ended with Gangwon winning 3-2.