Jeonnam, where Balvidia scored the winning goal, escaped the dreaded away defeat.
The Jeonnam Dragons faced Gimpo FC in the 17th round of Hana 1 Q K League 2 held at Gimpo Salter Soccer Field on the 25th and won 2-1.
With this victory, Jeonnam has 7 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses with 24 points. Gimpo failed to add points, maintaining 7 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses with 27 points.
Gimpo played the game with a 3-5-2 tactic. Lewis and Son Seok-yong formed the two-top attacking team, and Kim I-seok, Pablo, and Lee Kang-yeon were positioned in the midfield. Seo Jae-min and Kim Seong-min were placed on the flanks, and the three-back defense consisted of Kim Tae-han, Kim Min-ho, and Jo Sung-kwon. The goalkeeper is Park Chung-hyo.
Jeonnam played the game with a 4-1-4-1 tactic. Hanam-ah played as a front-line one-top striker, and Valdivia, Yuhei, Park Seong-gyeol, and Plana were in the second line. Jeong Ho-jin played as a defensive midfielder, and Kim Soo-bum, Choi Hee-won, Yu Ji-ha, and Lee Kyu-hyuk formed a four-back defense. The goalkeeper is Ahn Jun-su.
Jeonnam scored the first goal and succeeded in overpowering the team. Jeonnam applied strong forward pressure and looked for an opportunity to attack. After Ho-jin Jeong stole the ball from the opponent’s defense, he ran to the Gimpo camp and scored with a powerful right-footed shot. Jeonnam took a 1-0 lead in the 29th minute of the first half.
In the 32nd minute of the first half, Gimpo replaced Lee Kang-yeon, who was injured, with Kim Jong-seok. Gimpo immediately scored a comeback goal. In the 33rd minute of the first half, Pablo’s corner kick from the left to the goal was scored by Lewis with a header shot, making the score 1-1.
At the beginning of the second half, Jeonnam substituted Park Seong-gyeol and replaced Noh Geon-woo. Gimpo and Jeonnam moved busily to score additional goals while exerting strong pressure. In the 13th minute of the second half, Jeonnam attempted a shot following a quick break through from the opponent’s box by Hei Yoo. It was blocked by the Gimpo goalkeeper, but he showed an active movement to score a goal.
Gimpo also counterattacked. Through a quick counterattack, Son Seok-yong attempted a left-footed shot, but it missed the target. Gimpo showed an aggressive forward안전놀이터 pass and aimed for an additional goal. From the rear to the midfield, he pressed the opponent through an accurate pass connection.
In the 21st minute of the second half, Gimpo removed Son Seok-yong and Kim I-seok and put in Park Gwang-il and Juninho to strengthen the attack. In the 22nd minute of the second half of Jeonnam Province, Hanam and Jeong Ho-jin were removed, and Cho Sang-hun and Hu-kwon were sent. Jeonnam’s substitute, Choo Sang-hoon, tried to shoot after a quick breakthrough, but it went straight to the goalkeeper.
Gimpo faced difficulties as substitute Juninyo was injured. In the end, Gimpo put in Kim Jong-min and Min Seong-yeon in the 28th minute of the second half. After Pablo, Gimpo attempted a shot by Min Seong-yeon, but it was blocked by Jeonnam goalkeeper Ahn Jun-su.
Gimpo, who needed a win at home, moved aggressively. Jeonnam continued the pressure and aimed for an additional goal. For Gimpo, Pablo penetrated the space behind the opponent’s defense, but was ruled offside.
Jeonnam achieved a thrilling victory with Valvidia scoring the winning goal in the second half of extra time.