Professional football K League 1 Jeonbuk Hyundai, where head coach Kim Sang-sik stepped down due to poor performance and head coach Kim Doo-hyun took over, left a ‘half success’ in the first game.

Jeonbuk, led by acting manager Kim Doo-hyun, drew 1-1 in the 11th round of the K-League 1 against FC Seoul held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 5th.

Jeonbuk, which won 5 consecutive K-League 1 titles from 2017 to 2021 and reached the top of the Korea Football Association (FA) Cup last year, continued to struggle this season and eventually coach Kim Sang-sik, who had led the team since 2021, resigned the day before.

The match against Seoul on this day was the first match under Kim Doo-Hyun’s acting system, and Jeonbuk took the lead with Gustavo’s opening goal 11 seconds after the start of the game, giving them hope of escaping their losing streak.

Starting with Jun Amano at the end of the first half, Gustavo also suffered from an injury in the second half, but Jeonbuk had to be content with ending their two-game losing streak by conceding an equalizer to Seoul Park Dong-jin in the 32nd minute of the second half and drawing 1-1.

Acting Kim said at a press conference after the game, “There were many difficulties such as the weather and the squad, but the players showed their mental strength.” do,” he said.

He said, “There were players who hadn’t played in a long time, and there were worries in an environment where physical strength was consumed due to the bad weather, but the players’ will was strong.” ,

Jeonbuk fans, who recently boycotted their support by demanding the resignation of manager Kim Sang-sik and CEO Heo Byung-gil, energized the players with passionate support even in the rain.

Acting Kim said, “The players must have missed the cheers. (Cheering) seems to have been the driving force for taking a step further.” I asked for support.

“I couldn’t give the fans 3 points today, but I think it was a game that saw expectations and hopes,” he said. “I hope you will wait for the next game.”

He said, “I am the acting manager and my time is set, but I try to demand as much as possible from the players the style of Jeonbuk that the fans want,” he said. “Jeonbuk is a team that always needs to win and win. I will help,” he said.

For Seoul, which has rarely defeated Jeonbuk since July 2017, it was worth taking this game as an opportunity to break its weak side, but due to the early conceding, Jeonbuk continued to draw 18 games in a row (5 draws, 13 losses).토토사이트

Seoul head coach Ahn Ik-soo said, “Even if Jeonbuk has problems with some players and various situations are not good, we should not ignore the members of the team because they have built the Jeonbuk dynasty through their efforts. I think the rest of the players showed such potential and were encouraging.” highly evaluated.

Coach Ahn added, “It has become a situation that limits us from bringing good game content. It is unfortunate for our team, but I hope that Jeonbuk will regain its reputation and rise to the ranks of competitors through this opportunity.”

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