Daegu FC had their first consecutive win of the season.
Daegu won 1-0 at the Daejeon Hana Citizen expedition in the 14th round of the ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023’ held at Daejeon World Cup Stadium on the 20th, thanks to Ko Jae-hyun’s winning goal in the first half of extra time. It is Daegu’s first consecutive win this season, following the 2-0 victory in Gwangju.
Daejeon = Lee Chang-geun/Jo Yoo-min-Im Eun-soo-Anton/Oh Jae-seok-Lee Jin-hyeon-Ju Se-jong-Seo Young-jae/Lee Hyun-shik-Gong Min-hyeon-Jeon Byeong-gwan
Daegu = Choi Young-eun/Cho Jin-woo-Hong Jeong-un-Kim Jin-hyeok/Hong Cheol-Park Se-jin-Lee Jin-yong-Hwang Jae-won/Kim Young-joon-Se Jingya-Ko Jae-hyeon
Daegu made Cesingya, who was away from injury that day, the starter. He stood at the forefront with Ko Jae-hyeon and Kim Young-joon. Daejeon also dominated the game through the passwork and strong pressure of midfielders such as Joo Se-jong and Lee Jin-hyun in the home room. Maintained 70-80% market share. However, Daegu’s defensive line full of fighting spirit, such as Kim Jin-hyeok and Hong Jeong-woon, stood firm, and goalkeeper Choi Young-eun’s save was outstanding.
The balance of the tense game was broken in the extra time in the first half. Daegu’s Young Guns didn’t miss the opponent’s defensive mistake that distracted their concentration. Ko Jae-hyun, who inherited Hwang Jae-won’s cross, broke the net with a calm shot, overcoming the Daejeon defense. 2 goals in a row following the away game in Gwangju. He scored his 5th goal of the season.
Daejeon’s offensive was fierce until the last minute, but Daegu’s defense, which was determined to win the season for the first time in a row, also threw itself. In the midst of a one-step battle, a scissor shot from Joo Se-jong fell over the crossbar in the 38th minute of the second half. Daegu’s counterattack continued, and in the 39th minute of the second half Ko Jae-hyun’s right-footed shot broke through the opponent’s defensive line and crossed the crossbar. In the 41st minute of the second half, Daejeon Lee Jin-hyeon’s shot fell into Daegu Choi Young-eun’s arms. In the 43rd minute of the second half, Daejeon’s corner kick chance, Daegu defender Hong Jeong-woon desperately cleared Gong Min-hyun’s header. 안전놀이터
Daegu coach Choi Won-kwon made it clear that he intended to defend the victory by excluding Ko Jae-hyeon and Lee Jin-yong, who played a lot in the 44th minute of the second half, and putting in Lee Keun-ho and Serato at the same time. In the second half of extra time, Ju Se-jong and Serato collided and the referee pulled out a yellow card. Daegu won 1-0, defending one goal until the end in numerical superiority.
Daejeon fired 15 shots throughout 90 minutes on this day, but only 4 were effective. Daegu recorded 8 shots, 4 shots on target and 1 goal.
Daegu, which went undefeated in the last 3 games, recorded 20 points (5 wins, 5 draws, 4 losses) and came close to the 5th place match (21 points) by 1 point.