‘Promoted Team Blast’ is hitting the K-League 1 (Part 1) in the early stages.
Daejeon Hana Citizen and Gwangju FC’s early run is scary. Daejeon won 3-2 in the match against FC Seoul held at home on the 1st. It was a dramatic victory obtained by Martha’s theatrical goal at the end of the second half. Daejeon defeated Seoul for the first time in 26 games since 2004 with this victory. It broke the long-running record of a draw by a specific team in the K-League. Daejeon, which ran undefeated in 5 games (3 wins, 2 draws) after the opening, jumped to 2nd place.
Gwangju is no different. Gwangju also beat Suwon FC 2-0 at home on the same day. It was a game where more goals could have been scored if the decision was good. Gwangju, who won another splendid victory after a 5-0 win against Incheon United last time, succeeded in winning two in a row. With 9 points, Gwangju jumped up to 5th place, overtaking the strong teams that were said to be the best. They have already won 3 out of 5 matches.
What is noteworthy is that it is not shaken by the departure of the main axes. In fact, at the beginning of the season, a blast from a promoted team is not uncommon. However, they usually collide with the limits of the squad. In particular, when the core falls out due to injury or discipline, the sinking speed increases. But this season, Daejeon and Gwangju are different. In Daejeon, ‘the core of the midfield’ and ‘captain’ Ju Se-jong collapsed with an orbital fracture. Another key striker, Leandro, is also struggling with a hamstring injury. In the match against Suwon FC in Gwangju, Uhm Ji-seong and Asani, who accounted for ‘50% of the attack’, were missing all at once. In particular, Asani is leading the scorer with 4 goals. Despite missing these key resources, both teams are racking up points.
The reason why Daejeon-Gwangju is not shaken like this is because it has created a clear ‘frame’. The two teams are teams that have shown clear colors since K-League 2 (Part 2). The match, which was somewhat sluggish in the first half, had fun after switching to an asymmetrical three-back centered on the left center back’s participation in the attack in the second half. Here, the momentum was raised with a counterattack followed by bold forward pressure and a quick transition. Daejeon, riding the flow, overpowered ‘Star Corps’ Kim Cheon in the promotion playoffs. The color of Gwangju is more distinct. Head coach Lee Jung-hyo, who took over from Gwangju last season, had fun with adventurous and aggressive soccer that did not back down and pressed from the top, putting a lot of numbers on top when attacking. Gwangju won the K-League 2 championship last season with overwhelming performance. 메이저사이트
The two teams maintain the same color in K League 1, and are catching two ‘rabbits’ in the process and result by beating the famous houses of K League 1. With 11 goals, Daejeon ranks first in the team with Ulsan Hyundai. It shows ‘crazy’ attacking power with over 2 goals per game. Gwangju is evaluated by fans and experts as the team that plays the most fun soccer. Head coach Lee Jung-hyo declared, “I will play soccer to score goals without backing down against any team,” and he is playing a match that matches this. In the last two games, they have been following the actual goal and taking 3 points.
Daejeon and Gwangju, with their clear ‘color’ and even ‘organizational power’, so it is highly likely that the blast of the two teams will continue for the time being.