FC Seoul, which lost points due to a ‘failure’, quickly regained the mood through a complete victory. Seoul, which has not been shaken by variables, has leaped into a team that will compete for the championship this season.
Seoul won 3-0 in the 10th round of Hanawon Q K League 1 2023 against Suwon FC held at Suwon Sports Complex on the 29th.
On the 26th, Seoulㅋㅋㅋ벳, who quickly escaped the shock of a 2-3 defeat due to a misjudgment against Gangwon FC and obtained 3 points, won 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses (21 points), and Pohang Steelers (19 points), who played one less game. ‧ 14 points) and ranked second in the number of points.
Ahead of the match, there was a lot of concern about Seoul. Seoul suffered an unexpected 2-3 defeat in the Gangwon away game on the 26th.
Seoul trailed Gangwon by 2-3, but in extra time in the second half, Palošević scored with a left-footed shot to tie the score. However, the referee blew the whistle when Palošević shot.
Gangwon Seo Min-woo, who was in the penalty box at the time of the aerial contest right before the shooting, fell, and the referee judged that Seoul Kim Jin-ya had committed a foul by pulling the opponent with his hand. However, as a result, it was confirmed that Seo Min-woo was not dragged by Kim Jin-ya’s hand, but fell at the feet of a Gangwon colleague.
The refereeing committee of the Football Association acknowledged this as a misjudgment, but the result did not change. In the past, after Seoul failed to obtain points due to a mistake, a struggle against Suwon FC was expected as they could not get out of sluggishness for a while.
In addition, the injuries of two key players who were responsible for the front and rear of Seoul this season, such as Hwang Eui-jo and Osmar, raised concerns.
But this was just a whim. As coach Ahn Ik-soo said before the game, “It is important to focus on ourselves. We first looked at developing and improving within it,” and Seoul focused on playing their own game against Suwon FC.
Seoul increased ball possession from the beginning of the game and put pressure on Suwon FC’s goal. In addition, Kim Shin-jin and Lee Han-beom, who replaced Hwang Eui-jo and Osmar, faithfully played their roles and harassed Suwon FC, which had been undefeated in the last 4 matches (2 wins, 2 draws).
During the game, there were decisions that the Seoul club and fans would not understand, but coach Ahn Ik-soo and the players were not shaken. They focused on implementing what they prepared on the pitch. In the end, Seoul led the game for the entire 90 minutes and won with Han Chan-hee and Na Sang-ho’s Yeon-gok goal.
After the game, Na Sang-ho said, “We took responsibility for the results of the Gangwon match and prepared for the Suwon FC match.” “Seoul has the power to overcome differently from last year. While sacrificing, the team became cohesive and found a way to overcome it well.”