Professional soccer K-League 2 (2nd division) teams won the Korea Football Association (FA) Cup with a sweat against lower league teams.
Managing Director Kim Cheon barely beat Daejeon Korail 2-1 in the 2023 Hana One Q FA Cup 2nd round away game held at the Daejeon World Cup Stadium auxiliary stadium on the 30th.
Gimcheon, who played in the K-League 1 until last year and was relegated to the 2nd division this year, was scolded for starting the rotation without the main players in the face of Daejeon Korail, which belongs to the K3 League, which is the third division of Korean soccer.
Although Kim Cheon played a dominant game, he was unable to open the opponent’s goal, with Lee Yoo-hyeon’s free kick hitting the post in the 37th minute of the first half.
Kim Cheon scored the opening goal in the 14th minute of the second half.바카라사이트 Two minutes ago, Lee Young-joon, who had been replaced by Lee Joong-min and stepped on the ground, shook the net by turning Lee Yoo-hyeon’s cross from the opponent’s right to his head in front of the goal.
However, in the 21st minute of the second half, the game went back to square one. Daejeon Korail’s Kim Min-hyuk scored a fantastic equalizer with a left-footed shot after breaking through the Kimcheon defense with a Marseille turn near the penalty arc.
It was in the 49th minute of the second half of extra time that the game was decided. Gimcheon Kang Hyeon-mook’s right-footed shot from the opponent’s gate hit a defender and went into the goal, and the game ended as it was.
Kim Cheon faces K League 2 Seongnam FC in the third round.
K-League 2 ‘newcomer’ Cheonan City FC brought in the K3 League Yangju Citizen Soccer Team to their home stadium, Cheonan Sports Complex, and won 3-2 with Kim Jong-min’s multi-goal performance.
Cheonan also broke the balance after entering the second half. In the 5th minute of the second half, defender Oh Yun-seok passed the ball diagonally from the left side of the half line, and Kim Jong-min caught it from the right side of the penalty arc and finished it with a right-footed mid-range shot.
In the 25th minute of the second half, Baka Yoko’s pass was finished by Jang Baek-gyu with his right foot, and they ran away one step further.
Cheonan conceded a comeback goal to Kim Min-seo six minutes later, but Kim Jong-min scored an additional goal in the 38th minute of the second half to drive a wedge.
Yang Chang-hoon scored a goal in the 44th minute of the second half of the Yangju Citizens Soccer Team, but they could not catch up anymore.
Gyeongnam FC faced Gangneung Citizens Soccer Team at Gangneung Sports Complex and won 2-1.
In the 40th minute of the first half, Kim Joon-sun gave the opening goal and was dragged away, but in the 30th minute of the second half Kwon Ki-pyo scored to regain the balance, and in the 38th minute of the second half Seol Hyun-jin’s come-from-behind goal split the game.
In the third round, Cheonan faces K League 1 Daegu FC, and Gyeongnam faces K3 League Siheung Citizens Football Team, who defeated the K4 League Jinju Citizens Football Team 2-1 that day.
K-League 2 teams won all 8 games the previous day (including 2 head-to-head matches), and on this day, all three K-League 2 teams won and advanced to the 3rd round.
The K4 League Geoje Citizen Soccer Team faced K3 League Gyeongju Hansuwon 1-1 until overtime, then won 5-4 in a penalty shootout to advance to the FA Cup 3rd round for the first time. Geoje Citizen Soccer Team’s 3rd round opponent is Daejeon Hana Citizen, a K-League 1 promoted team.
2023 Hana 1Q FA Cup Round 2 (30th) * Affiliated leagues in parenthesesChangwon City Hall Football Team (K3) 2-1 Pyeongtaek Citizen FC (K4)
Gyeongnam FC (K2) 2-1 Gangneung Citizen Football Team (K3)
Siheung Citizen Football Team (K3) 2-1 Jinju Citizen Football Team (K4)
Cheonan City FC (K2) 3-2 Yangju Citizens Football Team (K3)
Geoje Citizens Football Team (K4) 1-1 (Penalty 5-4) Gyeongju Hansuwon FC (K3) Gimcheon
Sangmu (K2) 2-1 Daejeon Korail (K3)
Paju Citizens Football Team (K3) ) 2-1 Chuncheon Citizen Soccer Team (K3)
Dangjin Citizen Soccer Team (K4) 2-0 Busan Transportation Corporation (K3)