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In the K-League 2 5R, which marks the beginning of April and resumes after the A match break, two teams with the same goal of promotion clash. It is Kimcheon, a strong candidate for the championship, and Gyeongnam, which is causing a sensation at the beginning of the season.
Gimcheon Sangmu and Gyeongnam FC will play ‘Hanawon Q K League 2 2023 Round 5’ at 1:30 pm on the 2nd at Gimcheon Sports Complex. Currently, Gimcheon is 7th with 6 points and Gyeongnam is 3rd with 8 points.
# Gimcheon, aiming for their first home win VS League undefeated Gyeongnam
Gimcheon, played all 3 matches away from home. This is because the home stadium, Gimcheon Sports Complex, has been renovated inside and out. Ahead of the home game, Gimcheon is fully prepared to increase the satisfaction of the fans, starting with lawn maintenance, installing a large tongcheon using key players, and replacing the lighting in the stadium with LED. In addition, various events are being prepared by setting up an off-site booth in front of the entrance of the variable seat. 카지노
However, the opponent Gyeongnam is unusual this season. Gyeongnam, which did not record a single loss in 4 games played one more game than Gimcheon, is getting stronger with the goal of promotion to K-League 1. If they do not lose in this match against Gimcheon, they will achieve an undefeated record in the first 5 league matches in 5 years after 2018 (at the time, they belonged to K-League 1). In the 2021 season, when both teams belonged to K-League 2, the opponent’s record was 4 games, 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, with Gimcheon ahead, but Gimcheon then and now Gimcheon are completely different teams. For coach Seol Ki-hyeon, who renewed the contract with a promise of promotion to the K-League 1, the match against Gimcheon will be a game he can never back down from.
Kimcheon possesses a number of national team-level resources such as Kwon Chang-hoon, Won Doo-jae, Kim Jin-gyu, and Cho Young-wook, and was called ‘Real Kimcheon’ as he was considered a strong championship candidate from before the season, but at the beginning of the season, he recorded 6 points in 3 league games, 2 wins and 1 loss. up on the 7th Of course, compared to Bucheon, Gyeongnam, and Anyang, which are in the upper ranks, they have played one less game, so they can rise to the top of the table, but the problem is their organizational skills. In the last 1st and 2nd rounds, they won both matches against Asan and Cheongju in Chungcheongnam-do and ran on a winning streak. Due to the nature of the military and police clubs, the team is regularly replaced, so the organizational problem is inevitable, but if you look at the quality of the current team, it is a performance that leaves you regretful.
In response, coach Seong Han-soo said after the match against 2R Cheongju, “There are parts that are relieved (I like my individual ability), but I have to be organized. There were a lot of individual plays from the first half. I will play,” he said, revealing that he is conscious of organizational issues. It is expected that the extent to which Gimcheon’s organizational power has risen after a two-week break will have a big impact on the outcome of the match.
Compared to Gimcheon, which is full of national team resources, Gyeongnam, where all first-team players, including foreign players, have no A match experience, currently rank second in the league with 2 wins, 2 draws and 8 points in 4 league matches. What we need to pay attention to along with the amazing performance of 3rd place in the league is the organization of the defense-midfield line. Gyeongnam is currently showing salty water defense by recording only 3 clean sheets and 2 runs in 4 league matches. Although it is still very early in the league, you can feel that the defensive organization has improved very much compared to last season, when you allowed 63 goals in 42 league games (including PO) and ranked 3rd in the most goals. In particular, the central defensive line composed of Park Jae-hwan and Lee Kwang-seon and the third-line line guarded by midfielder Song Hong-min, newly recruited from Bucheon this season, show a sense of stability from the 1st round, making Gyeongnam fans look forward to it even more.
Contrary to concerns, the offense, which was the strong point of last season, is also spitting fire (8 goals in 4 games). Glayson, who was recruited to fill the vacancy of Thiago (Daejeon Hana Citizen), is showing decent performance by recording 1 goal and 1 assist in 4 games, and side resources Won Ki-jong and Castro, who joined the team last summer, show their unique speed and footing. It is used to energize attacks. And if Mirangingya, a new foreign striker who joined the team belatedly, will adapt to some extent, it will be of great help in terms of power. Finally, it is a point of attention to see how the ‘Seol Soccer’ with organizational power will show against Gimcheon, who has an overwhelming weight class.