Gimcheon Sangmu has won five straight at home. The team remained strong at home and kept their rivals at bay.
Gimcheon won its Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 Round 25 home match against Seongnam FC 4-0 at 7:30 p.m. on June 6 at Gimcheon Sports Complex. With the win, Gimcheon extended its lead over second-place Busan I-Park to four points.
The home team lined up in a 4-3-3 formation. Kim Jun-hong was in goal. Park Min-kyu, Kim Jae-woo, Lee Sang-min, and Kim Tae-hyun formed the defense. Won Doo-jae, Yoon Seok-joo, and Kang Hyun-mook combined for the midfield. Lee Jun-seok, Cho Young-wook, and Kim Hyun-wook led the attack.
The away team, Seongnam, lined up in a 4-1-4-1 formation. Choi Pil-soo wore the gloves. Jung Seung-yong, Patrick, Cho Sung-wook, and Lee Ji-hoon were at the back. Lee Sang-min supported the defense, while Jeong Jung-min, Park Tae-joon, Kwon Sun-hyung, and Gabriel supported the attack from the second line. Jin Sung-wook was in the front line.
Gimcheon opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a surprise mid-range shot from Kim Tae-hyun. In the 24th minute, Gabriel’s cross from the left flank was met by Jin Sung-wook’s head, but his shot went wide of the goal. In the 27th minute, Lee Ji-hoon, who had a tussle with Lee Jun-seok inside the penalty box, committed a handball foul in defense. Cho Young-wook took advantage of the penalty kick opportunity and scored the first goal.
In the 36th minute, Cho Young-wook’s shot was saved by Choi Pil-soo after a dribble. Shortly afterward, Lee Jun-seok slid in the second ball, but was ruled offside. In the 40th minute, Gabriel took another shot at Gimcheon’s goal, but it went wide.
Seongnam made changes at the start of the second half, dropping Jeong Jeong-min and Kwon Soon-hyung and replacing them with Kim Hyun-tae and Shin Jae-won. In the 10th minute of the second half, Gimcheon added another goal. Cho Young-wook, who broke down Seongnam’s flank, delivered an exquisite pass to Kang Hyun-mook, who penetrated into the box and calmly finished. In the 13th minute of the second half, Lee Jun-seok’s mid-range shot went straight at goalkeeper Choi Pil-soo.
In the 17th minute, Gimcheon made their first substitution, bringing on Politician and Lim Seung-gyeom and taking off Yoon Seok-joo and Kim Hyun-wook. In the 22nd minute, Gimcheon went on the counterattack and Lee Jun-seok aimed for the wedge goal, but was blocked by Choi Pil-soo. In the 26th minute, Gimcheon replaced Lee Jun-seok and Kang Hyun-mook with Kim Min-joon and Koo Bon-cheol.
In the 39th minute, Kim Min-jun fired a wedge shot. 꽁머니 Substitute Politician saw Kim Min-jun inside the penalty box and calmly delivered the ball, which Kim Min-jun scored with his left foot. In the 42nd minute of the second half, Kim did not miss any chances and completed his multi-goal performance. Gimcheon, who boasted great firepower at home, revived the momentum.