Jeonbuk Hyundai defeated Daegu FC 1-0 in the 17th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2023 at Jeonju World Cup Stadium at 7 p.m. on Sunday. It was the second consecutive victory for the club, setting a positive tone.
Jeonbuk deployed a 4-3-3 tactic. Song Min-kyu, Gustavo, and Hapa Silva led the attack, while Oh Jae-hyuk, Park Jin-seob, and Ryu Jae-moon formed the midfield. The defense was formed by Kim Jin-soo, Jung Tae-wook, Koo Ja-ryong, and Jung Woo-jae, with Kim Jung-hoon in goal.
Daegu opted for a 3-4-3 formation. Edgar, Sejingya, and Ko Jae-hyun formed the attack, supported by Hong Chul, Keita, Yongrae, and Hwang Jae-won. Cho Jin-woo, Hong Jung-woon, and Kim Jin-hyuk formed the back three, while Choi Young-eun wore the goalkeeping gloves.
The game began with a boring offensive battle. Both teams were exploratory and created chances from time to time, but nothing came of it. Jeonbuk opened the offense. In the 25th minute, a ball cleared by a Daegu defender was picked up by Hapa Silva and he immediately took a shot, but it went wide of the goal.
Jeonbuk continued to attack. In the 29th minute, Song Min-kyu took a pass from Jung Woo-jae on the right flank and took a shot on goal. Daegu also took their chances. They tried to score with a counterattack centered on Sejingya, but it didn’t come to fruition.
No goals were scored. Neither Jeonbuk nor Daegu could find the back of the net, and the first half ended with a 0-0 score.
Jeonbuk made a substitution at the start of the second half. They took off Gustavo and Oh Jae-hyuk and brought on Cho Kyu-sung and Amano Jun. In the fifth minute of the second half, Amano’s pass was converted by Hapa Silva.
Jeonbuk broke the 0-0 balance. In the 12th minute of the second half, Song Min-kyu caught a ball that passed through Kim Jin-hyuk and connected with a right-footed curling shot. After the goal, Daegu immediately pulled out their substitutes. They took out Lee Yong-rae and put in Vaselus. 안전놀이터
Daegu fought back. In the 18th minute of the second half, Vassellus countered with a shot from Hoesim after a simple dribble. Jeonbuk pulled out another substitution. In the 22nd minute, they took off Hapa Silva and brought on Moon Sun-min to add speed to the side.
Daegu became urgent. They launched quick counterattacks and knocked on Jeonbuk’s goal. In the 31st minute of the second half, Edgar’s pass to Vassellus resulted in a powerful shot to equalize.
Jeonbuk also utilized their speed to attack Daegu. They utilized Moon Sun-min’s fast running to widen the gap.
No further goals were scored. Jeonbuk protected their 1-0 lead and smiled in victory as they defeated Daegu at home.