Jeju United’s momentum is incredible. They’re unbeaten in seven games.
Jeju won the 15th round home match of the Hana OneQ K League 1 2023 against Suwon Samsung at Jeju World Cup Stadium at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, winning 2-1 thanks to a late goal from Lim Chae-min in the 39th minute. With the win, Jeju continued its steep rise to the top of the standings with seven games unbeaten (six wins and one draw). With 27 points, they are unbeaten in eight matches, including the FA Cup. Suwon, on the other hand, suffered their second straight defeat after their last match against Ulsan Hyundai. They remained at the bottom of the table.
Jeju dominated possession in the early stages of the match. However, the first goal belonged to Suwon. In the 16th minute, Ahn Byung-joon headed in a cross from the left by Lee Sang-min. Ahn has been on a hot streak of goals in his last three league games. Jeju responded immediately. Five minutes later, they equalized. Hayes was brought down by Park Dae-won in the box, and the referee awarded a penalty kick. Seo Jin-soo stepped up to the plate and neatly converted. Suwon then took over the game and set the tone. The first half ended 1-1.
Jeju made a change at the start of the second half. They took off Lee Ki-hyuk and brought on Kim Bong-soo. Suwon had the decisive chance in the ninth minute of the second half. Jeon Jin-woo broke down the left flank and took a shot. The ball hit the right post. Suwon brought on Acosti for Kim Bo-Kyung in the 14th minute to increase their firepower. Jeju were unlucky not to be awarded a penalty in the 15th minute when Hayes was tripped in a breakaway.
Jeju switched Yuri and Kim Seung-seop in the 24th minute to try to score. Both teams exchanged shots. In the 31st minute, Ahn Byung-jun’s free kick was blocked by the goalkeeper, and in the 32nd minute, Ahn Hyun-beom fired a powerful shot after receiving a pass from Lee Chang-min, but it went wide. Jeju slowly turned the game around. In the 39th minute, Jeong Un headed in a corner kick from Hayes. Lim Chae-min slotted the ball past the goalkeeper to secure the win for Jeju.
In another match on the same day, Incheon United earned a valuable point thanks to a theatrical goal from Hong Si-Hoo.
Incheon drew 2-2 away to Daegu FC in the 15th round of the Hana One Q K League 2023 at DGB Daegu Bank Park on the 27th. Incheon is tied with Gwangju FC on 15 points, but sits in 10th place on goal difference. It was Incheon’s fifth game without a win. Daegu was happy to extend its unbeaten run to four matches and remain in sixth place with 21 points.
The first goal belonged to Incheon. In the 30th minute of the first half, Hernandez and Kim Bo-seop passed inside the left penalty box, and Shin Shin-ho rattled the net with a right-footed shot. It was Shin’s debut goal for Incheon. Daegu responded with a counterattack. In the 35th minute, Sejingya passed the ball to Hwang Jae-won. Hwang Jae-won’s cross was headed by Edgar, but it went just wide of the goal. Daegu threatened in the final minutes of the first half with Lee Jin-yong and Go Jae-hyun, but neither of their shots were on target.
Daegu scored the equalizer early in the second half. In the fifth minute of the second half, Edgar rushed forward from a corner kick and rattled the net. Edgar, who gained momentum, turned the game around. In the 11th minute, he scored again with a sensational header off a cross from Hwang Jae-won.스포츠토토
Three minutes later, Incheon had the decisive chance. Kim Jun-yup collided with Hong Jung-woon and went down. The referee awarded a penalty kick after video review. Hernandez stepped up to take the kick, but his shot hit the post. The next wave of attacks followed. Delbridge’s header and Kim Jun-yup’s mid-range shot were both saved. Incheon brought on Hong Si-Hoo for the final time. Hong finally got the job done. In extra time, Hong scored a dramatic equalizer after receiving a backheel pass from Kim Do-hyuk. The game ended 2-2.