Gimcheon Sangmu will look to make it five wins in a row for the first time this season when they take on Gimpo FC in Seolhyang.
Gimcheon will host Gimpo FC in the 21st round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 on July 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Gimpo Solter Soccer Field. Gimcheon is in second place on a four-game winning streak. They have the same number of points as first-place Gyeongnam, but are in second place due to their superior goal difference. Gimpo, on the other hand, is winless in six games and has slipped to sixth place. Gimcheon is determined to beat Gimpo and record its first five-game winning streak of the season in order to leapfrog the leaders.
Gimcheon played Gimpo in the first round at home on April 30. At the time, Gimpo defeated Gimcheon and went unbeaten for nine games, sparking a K League 2 surge. Gimpo went on to go unbeaten against every team in the K League 2, extending their unbeaten streak to 12 games. At the time, Gimpo was on a four-game winning streak, but a loss to Gimpo broke that streak.
Coincidentally, Gimcheon was in the same situation in this match. Gimcheon meets Gimpo on a four-game winning streak. The momentum is in Gimcheon’s favor. Gimpo is on a six-match winless streak. Unlike the first round, where Gimpo broke their winning streak, Gimcheon is determined to redeem themselves.
Cho Young-wook is second in K League 2 in expected goals (xG). He has scored goals in four consecutive matches, all of which have resulted in victories. As a protégé of coach Chung Jung-yong, he has rewarded him with a goal in every game since his arrival. He credits Chung’s faith in him as the driving force behind his goals. 안전놀이터
“It was really hard against Busan, but when I saw that the coach didn’t make any substitutions, I thought, ‘He believes in me,’ and it was really nice to repay that faith,” he said. We lost to Gimpo in the first round, so we will definitely try to redeem ourselves with a win.”
In addition to Cho Young-wook, the team utilized a variety of offensive resources to shake up the opponent’s goal, including Lee Dong-min, Yoon Jong-kyu, Lee Jun-seok, Politician, and Lee Yoo-hyun. It will be interesting to see if the team will be able to utilize various attacking routes against Gimpo.