Professional soccer K League 2 (second division) Gimpo FC and Seoul E-Land defeated K League 1 teams in the Korea Football Association FA Cup and succeeded in ‘rebellion’.
In the 2023 Hana 1Q FA Cup 3rd round home game held at Salter Soccer Stadium in Gimpo, Gyeonggi-do on the 12th, Gimpo of the professional football K League 2 couldn’t decide the match against FC Seoul 1-1 until overtime and won 4-2 in the penalty shootout to advance to the round of 16. entered into
This is the first time that Gimpo, which was founded in 2013 and competed in semi-pro leagues such as the K3 League, turned professional last season and rose to K League 2, reached the FA Cup round of 16.
Gimpo will compete with the winner of the Gangwon FC (K1)-Chungbuk Cheongju (K2) game, which was postponed to the 2nd of next month due to the Gangneung forest fire, to advance to the quarterfinals.
Gimpo conceded a goal to Kang Sung-jin in the 11th minute of the second half, but Jang Yun-ho’s goal balanced the game in the 24th minute of the second half.
Both teams aggressively attacked the opponent’s danger zone, but went into a penalty shootout as they couldn’t decide the winner until overtime.
Seoul was put in danger as Hwang Hyeon-soo’s shot, the second kicker, missed to the left of the goal.
As the fourth kicker Lee Seung-jun’s shot was blocked by Gimpo goalkeeper Kim Min-jae’s save, Seoul’s defeat deepened.
On the other hand, in Gimpo, all four players shook the net, including Yun Min-ho, the last player who decided the game.
E-Land also participated in the ‘rebellion’ by dramatically defeating K-League 1 Suwon FC, which was fought by 10 players.
In the match held at Mokdong Sports Complex, E-Land won 2-1 with Bruno’s winning goal in the 40th minute of the second half.
E-Land will play in the round of 16 against K League 1 Gwangju FC, which defeated K League 2 Busan IPark 2-1.
Suwon FC took the lead with Jang Jae-woong’s first goal in the 21st minute, but the tide changed drastically in the 36th minute when defender Kwak Dong-jun was sent off for a rough foul on E-Land striker Byun Chang-jun.
In the 5th minute of the second half, E-Land turned the game around with Kwak Seong-wook’s equalizing goal, and drove the Suwon FC camp, which was weak at the last minute.
Bruno scored the winning goal for E-Land with a direct shot from a left-footed free kick that skillfully crossed the opponent’s defensive wall.
Suwon Samsung, who struggled without a win in the K League 1, won the K League 2 Ansan Greeners 3-1 in an away game and won their first win of the season메이저놀이터.
Although it was the first win against a lower league team, they gained confidence with a multi-score victory ahead of the regular league match against Jeju United on the 15th.
Suwon, which holds the FA Cup record (5 times) along with Jeonbuk Hyundai, advances to the round of 16 and challenges to recreate the ‘glory’ of the past in this competition as well.
Suwon, who had been knocking hard, finally started scoring in the second half.
In the fourth minute of the second half, Myung Jun-jae’s cross from behind was kicked by Ryu Seung-woo with his left foot in front of the goal, scoring the team’s first goal.
Suwon then scored an extra goal in the 6th minute. Veteran Yeom Ki-hun made a sharp cross from the right flank, and Ahn Byung-jun finished it with a header.
Suwon, who clearly took the lead, made it 3-0 with Jeon Jin-woo’s additional goal in the 14th minute of the second half.
In the 43rd minute of the second half, Ansan only managed to make up for one goal by Kang Jun-mo.
Fans who expressed their dissatisfaction with Suwon’s extreme sluggishness by blocking buses and boycotting cheering, filled the seats to cheer for the expedition that day, raised their voices and sang cheering songs, rejoicing with the team’s first victory.
K-League 1 Jeju United won the away match against K3 Changwon City Hall 2-1 thanks to Koo Ja-cheol’s winning goal just before the end.
Jeju scored the first goal in the 39th minute with Kim Ju-gong’s roving shot, but Lee Jae-kwon equalized in the 15th minute of the second half.
Jeju coach Nam Ki-il took out Lim Dong-hyuk in the 16th minute of the second half and brought in Yuri Jonatan and Han Jong-moo in the 22nd minute and put in Koo Ja-cheol.
In the 47th minute of the second half, which seemed to be headed for overtime, Jonathan finished a corner kick from the left with a header and hit the post.
K League 1 Daejeon Hana Citizen defeated K4 Geoje Citizen 4-1 at home.
The first half ended 1-1, but Lee Seon-yu, Byun Jun-su, and Yoo Kang-hyun scored in the second half to win.