Bucheon FC 1995 handed undefeated Gimpo FC its first loss of the season in the K League Two (2).

Lee Young-min-led Bucheon won 2-0 at home against Gimpo in the 15th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 at Bucheon Sports Complex on Sept. 29, with Ahn Jae-joon scoring a late penalty kick (PK) goal and Park Hyung-jin adding a brace.

With eight wins, one draw and five losses (25 points), Bucheon moved up to fourth place. Meanwhile, Gimpo, who have played one game less, remain in 토토사이트 third place with 26 points after suffering their first loss since the start of the league (7W5D). Gimpo is coming off a 2-3 FA Cup round of 16 loss to K League 1 side Gangwon FC in midweek. It was their second straight loss in official matches.

Bucheon dominated possession from the start and pounded the Gimpo defense, which has the only single-digit conceded goals in K League 2 this season (5). However, Gimpo was also highly focused and controlled the Bucheon attack.

The tide turned early in the second half. Bucheon’s Ahn Jae-jun made a long pass from the back and dug in on the right side of the penalty area. Gimpo’s Kim Tae-han made a close defense, but the ball hit his hand. The referee took a look at the video assistant referee (VAR) and pointed to the PK spot. Ahn Jae-jun stepped up to the plate and calmly slotted his right-footed shot into the back of the net.

Bucheon, who had gained momentum, had a chance on the counterattack in the 13th minute of the second half when Lee Jung-bin received a pass from Ahn Jae-joon and went one-on-one with Gimpo’s Lee Sang-wook, but his right-footed shot was caught in the hands of Lee Sang-wook.

The sluggish Gimpo finally broke through in the 25th minute when Yoon Min-ho exchanged exquisite one-two passes with Park Kwang-il at the front of the penalty box, but his shot was blocked by the Bucheon defense.

Besides Yoon Min-ho, Ju Ning-yo and substitute Son Seok-yong continued to pound on the back of the Bucheon defense, but they were unable to break through the Bucheon defense.

Instead, in the 40th minute, Bucheon broke through. Park Hyung-jin broke through on a penetrating pass from a teammate. At this point, opposing goalkeeper Lee Sang-wook jumped out, followed by defender Park Kwang-il. Coincidentally, Lee Sang-wook and Park Kwang-il tangled and fell, losing the ball. Park flicked it with his right foot into the empty net.

Gimpo had their unbeaten streak snapped as the league’s leading scorer (7 goals) was ruled out of the match with a minor muscle injury, his absence sorely felt.

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