The shaking ‘steel corps’

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Pohang, which was running undefeated, even
reversed in Jeju with an own goal… 1-2 ‘bitter taste’
Suwon defeats Gangwon despite being outnumbered

Pohang Steelers in the professional football K League 1 have gone undefeated (5 wins, 4 draws) in 9 games since the start of the 2023 season메이저놀이터. There were observations that difficulties would be great this year as key players such as Shin Jin-ho and Im Sang-hyeop left, but young people such as Ko Young-jun and Lee Ho-jae shone. However, was the burden of the undefeated march heavy? Pohang, which had been undefeated, immediately suffered a losing streak.

Pohang lost 1-2 in an away game against Jeju United in the 11th round of the K-League 1 held at the Jeju World Cup Stadium in Seogwipo, Jeju Island on the 6th. In the second half alone, including an own goal, he conceded two goals and suffered a painful turnaround. It is the first consecutive loss of the season for Pohang, who suffered its first loss of the season to Incheon United on the 30th of last month. Pohang (19 points) remained in 3rd place, and 5th place Jeju (5 wins, 2 draws, 4 losses, 17 points) continued its upward trend, winning 5 wins and 1 loss in the last 6 games.

Pohang took the lead by scoring the opening goal. In the 23rd minute of the first half, Baek Seong-dong, who received Kim Seung-dae’s pass, shook the net with a right-footed shot from the front of the opponent’s penalty box. However, Jeju reversed the game in the second half by showing their back. Jeju balanced with an opponent’s own goal in the third minute of the second half, and Kim Bong-soo scored a come-from-behind goal from a corner kick chance in the 10th minute of the second half. Pohang went on an all-out offensive for a comeback goal, but failed to score and tasted the bitter taste of defeat.

On the same day, at Suwon Sports Complex, Suwon FC won 2-0 against Gangwon FC despite being outnumbered due to the sending off. Suwon FC, which escaped from the last 3 games without a win (2 draws, 1 loss), rose to 6th place (4 wins, 3 draws, 4 losses, 15 points), and Gangwon, who failed to win three consecutive games, ranked 11th (2 wins, 4 draws, 5 losses, 10 points). ) remained in place.

The match between FC Seoul and Jeonbuk held on the 5th, ‘Children’s Day’, was a 1-1 draw. Even in rainy weather, 37,008 spectators visited the Seoul World Cup Stadium to realize the heat of the K-League. With 20 points (6 wins, 2 draws, 3 losses), Seoul maintained second place, ahead of Pohang by one point. After head coach Kim Sang-sik resigned due to poor performance, Jeonbuk, led by head coach Kim Doo-hyun as acting manager, failed to rebound.

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