The K-League 2 is also fierce in this round.
□ Match of Round – Yeonseunggado ‘Gyeongnam’ vs ‘Chungnam Asan’ who was strong in Gyeongnam
Gyeongnam, which had been undefeated with five wins and four draws in nine games since its opening, had no victory with two draws and two losses in four games. However, he continued to win consecutive games by beating Cheongju in Chungbuk in the 15th round and Cheonan in the 16th round. Gyeongnam foreign striker Gleason led the team to a winning streak by scoring in all of the matches.
South Chungcheong Asan has won two games in the last three games. On top of that, veteran striker Ko Moo-yeol scored a season-long goal in the메이저놀이터 29th minute of the second half against Seongnam in the 16th round. Chungnam Asan has not lost seven recent matches against Gyeongnam with three wins and four draws.
In the first showdown between the two teams this season, Chungnam Asan led 2-1 until regular time, but Gyeongnam Park Min-seo scored a theatrical goal in the extra time of the second half, ending in a 2-2 draw. It can be checked at Changwon Football Center from 6:30 p.m. on the 10th (Sat) whether Gyeongnam, which was strong against Gyeongnam, will be able to win three consecutive games.
□ TEAM OF ROUND – K-League 2 sole No. 1 in 1,464 days ‘Busan’
Busan won 2-1 thanks to Park Jung-in’s come-from-behind goal in the 16th round away match at Seoul E-Land. Busan, which succeeded in winning three consecutive games, beat Anyang by one point and ranked first alone. It is the first time in exactly 1,464 days that Busan has topped the K League 2 alone since June 1, 2019.
Along with coach Park Jin-seop’s leadership, one of the secrets to Busan’s rebound this season is his remarkably different scoring ability. Last season, he finished at the bottom with 0.85 goals per game, but this year, he is currently in fourth place with 1.47 goals. Among them, Kim Chan is already having a “career high” season with four goals in seven games, while foreign players Pesin and Lamas are also playing their role with four goals each. Park Jung-in, who recently returned to the team and scored two consecutive goals, is also noteworthy.
If Busan wins against Gimpo in this round, it will win four consecutive games. The last time Busan won four consecutive games in the K League 2 was from the 30th round to the 33rd round in the 2018 season. Busan was weak with one draw and three losses in four games, except for the first win in five matches against Gimpo. However, Gimpo has lost two recent games and lost consecutive games, making it a good opportunity for Busan to challenge its fourth consecutive victory. The match between Busan and Gimpo will be held at Gudeok Stadium in Busan at 8 p.m. on the 10th (Sat).
□ Player of the Round – K-League 2 ‘Successful Competition for Public Ball’ 1st place – ‘Lee Dong-hee (Bucheon)’
Lee Dong-hee joined Ulsan in 2021 and took the K-League stage. He moved to Bucheon ahead of the 2022 season, and he played in 21 games that year and scored one point to strengthen his position. This season, he is in charge of Bucheon’s defense by playing all games and all the time until the 16th round after the opening. Currently, there are only six field players in the K League 2, including Lee Dong-hee, who played Jeon Kyung-gi and full-time.
Lee Dong-hee’s strength is his strong 186cm and 83kg physique to dominate the offer. In fact, among Lee Dong-hee’s additional data, 122 were successful in airball competition, the most among K League 2 players, and 27 are different from Park Jae-yong (Anyang, 95).
Bucheon’s 17th round opponent is Cheonan. Bucheon scored a clean sheet with a score of 3-0 in its first match of the season against Cheonan. Bucheon is aiming for its seventh clean sheet this season with Lee Dong-hee. The match between Bucheon and Cheonan will be held at Bucheon Sports Complex at 4 p.m. on the 11th (Sunday).