‘5th place’ Gyeongnam vs ‘7th place’ Cheongju, North Chungcheong, a game to determine the direction of the K League 2 semi-PO
Competition for the K League 2 semi-playoffs is fierce. In this round, teams that can challenge for promotion to the first division will face off.
□ Match of Rounds – 7th place Chungbuk Cheongju vs. 5th place Gyeongnam, which will determine the direction of the K League 2 semi-playoffs 5th place Gyeongnam
and 7th place Chungbuk Cheongju, who are competing for a spot in the K League 2 semi-playoffs, will face off in the 36th round. . Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, lost 2 to 3 in the away game against Asan, South Chungcheong Province, held on the 14th. This is the first time in 23 games since the 9th round that Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, has conceded more than 3 goals in a game. For Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, who had recently shown ‘salty defense’, the match against Asan, South Chungcheong Province was disappointing in many ways.안전놀이터
Gyeongnam defeated Seoul E-Land 3-1 in the 35th round and broke away from a 4-game winless streak (1 draw, 3 losses). It was encouraging to see that the team’s main gun, Gleason, was able to restart his scoring gun after about three months. Gleason also scored in a recent match against Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, leading Gyeongnam to a 2-0 victory.
Both Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province and Gyeongnam Province have four games left until the K-League 2 semi-playoffs, which are given to the top 5th place. If Gyeongnam wins this match, it will beat Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, in 7th place by 5 points. On the other hand, if Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province wins and Jeonnam draws or loses, Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, will rise to 5th place. The two teams, who are about to face each other with ‘6 points’, will clash at Cheongju Stadium at 4pm on the 22nd (Sunday).
□ Team of Round – Anyang-Busan-Jeonnam, ‘Bucheon’ ahead of a tough three-game series
Bucheon is currently in 4th place with 53 points. The point difference with 3rd place Gimpo, which has played one less game than Bucheon, is 3 points. Below, 5th place Gyeongnam (49 points), 6th place Jeonnam (47 points), and 7th place Chungbuk Cheongju (47 points) are chasing Bucheon. Depending on the performance of the three remaining games in the regular round, Bucheon could advance directly to the K-League playoffs by finishing in 3rd place, but in the worst case, it could be pushed out of 5th place and fail to advance to the semi-playoffs.
First of all, the first opponent is Anyang. Bucheon was particularly weak with 1 win, 2 draws, and 7 losses in the last 10 games against Anyang. In the last match of the season, they drew 2-2, breaking their 4-game losing streak against Anyang. Next is Busan, currently ranked first. Busan is also expected to do its best in every round as it is 2 points behind second place Gimcheon. The final opponent is Jeonnam. Both Bucheon and Jeonnam are teams aiming to advance to the K League 2 playoffs.
Bucheon is facing a tough three-game series, but there is good news. Ahn Jae-jun, the team’s leading scorer who was selected for the Asian Games, has joined the team and is scheduled to play starting against Anyang in this round. Bucheon and Anyang will meet at Bucheon Stadium at 4 p.m. on the 21st (Saturday) to see if Bucheon will be able to kick off the three-game series.
□ Player of the Round – ‘Paulino’, who raises expectations for Cheonan’s victory
Cheonan striker Paulino scored 2 goals and 1 assist against Seongnam in the 23rd round, leading Cheonan to a 3-2 victory. It was Cheonan’s first K League 2 victory in the club’s career. Paulino appeared in 15 games this season, scoring 6 goals and 3 assists, contributing to 9 of Cheonan’s 29 goals.
Cheonan is currently recording 4 wins, 3 of which were in games where Paulino scored an attack point. Indeed, Paulino is a player that Cheonan expects to win.
Paulino is showing off his fierce game sense with 6 attack points (4 goals, 2 assists) in the last 5 games. Will Paulino, who is sharp on his feet, lead Cheonan to victory once again? The match between Cheonan and Seongnam will be held at Cheonan Stadium at 1:30 pm on the 21st (Sat).