K-League 1 Jeonbuk Hyundai striker Song Min-gyu (24) tasted hell in the 7th round match against Suwon FC held on the 15th. A pass mistake in the 26th minute of the first half led to a goal by Suwon FC Lars, and Jeonbuk lost 0-1. The team’s unexpected sluggishness from the beginning of the season. In a situation where a win was desperately needed, Song Min-gyu must have felt guilty for losing due to his own mistake.
8 days after that. Min-gyu Song, who entered the game with a firm mind, gave the team victory with a thrilling final goal, shaking off the burden.
Jeonbuk won 2-0 with Song Min-kyu’s opening goal and Han Kyo-won’s additional goal in the Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 8th round match against Jeju United held at Jeju World Cup Stadium on the 23rd. Jeonbuk, which succeeded in winning 3 seasons (1 draw and 4 losses), jumped from 10th to 7th with 10 points. On the other hand, Jeju, who had challenged for their first win at home, recently lost momentum from their two consecutive wins, and went down one notch to 10th place (8 points).
Song Min-gyu, who came out as the left wing of Three-Top, actively ran around the ground and ran diligently. A fierce battle unfolded between the two teams as the right side, led by Ahn Hyun-beom of Jeju Island, solved the clue. 안전놀이터
The tight flow collapsed at Song Min-gyu’s toes in the 40th minute of the first half. Jung Tae-wook’s long pass from midfield headed for Song Min-gyu, who was digging into the left flank, and after Song Min-gyu caught it, he beat two opposing defenders in the penalty box and scored a goal. It was Song Min-kyu’s first shot in the game. After scoring his goal, Song Min-gyu brushed off his regrets from his last game by holding his index finger to his mouth and holding a ‘shh’ ceremony.
Jeonbuk, who finished the first half with a score of 1-0, was put on the defensive for a while in the second half by Jeju, which focused on attacking. Song Min-gyu actively participated in the defense and tried to prevent conceding. Then, in the 45th minute of the second half, he unintentionally played a decisive role in scoring the wedge goal. In a counterattack situation, Han Kyo-won, who was breaking through alone, folded once inside the penalty box and gave it to Song Min-gyu in the middle, and Song Min-gyu connected it with a shot, but it was deflected by the Jeju defense. The ball hit the post once more and headed towards Han Kyo-won, who finished it with a goal and decided the game.
Jeonbuk was outnumbered in the 31st minute of the second half as Hafa Silva hit Jeju defender Kim Joo-won in the face with an elbow during an aerial contest and was sent off due to accumulated warnings. In the 38th minute of the second half, coach Kim Sang-shik was sent off for protesting to the referee, but the atmosphere was mixed, but Choi Cheol-soon and Hong Jeong-ho came in as substitutes to strengthen the defense, and Han Kyo-won scored a key goal at the last minute to win.
In Gwangju, Gwangju FC and Gangwon FC drew 0-0. Gwangju maintained 5th place with their first draw of the season (4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses). Gangwon again failed to hunt for the first win and stayed with 4 draws and 4 losses.