Busan I’Park, which is riding a good flow, and Bucheon FC 1995 met.
□ Match of Round – 4 matches undefeated ‘Busan’ vs 3 consecutive wins ‘Bucheon’
Busan won 3-0 against Anyang, who placed 3rd in the last round. Lamas and Kwon Hyeok-kyu scored, and Lee Seung-gi, who moved to Busan from Jeonbuk earlier this year, scored a goal in his debut match in Busan. With this victory, Busan extended its undefeated streak to 4 games (2 wins, 2 draws).
Meanwhile, in the 12th round, Bucheon also beat Jeonnam 5-2 and succeeded in winning three in a row. During the winning streak, 11 goals were scored in 3 matches. Bucheon’s 20 goals were scored by 11 different players. This is the highest number among 13 K-League 2 teams. It is a team that is difficult to predict when, where and who will score.
The difference between 1st place Gimpo and 6th place Bucheon is only 4 points. The winning team of this match can advance to the top ranks. The confrontation between Busan, which has not lost in 4 matches, and Bucheon, which has won 3 consecutive wins, will be held on the 13th (Sat) at 6:30 pm at the Busan Asiad Main Stadium.
□ Team of Round – ‘Gyeongnam’ aiming for a change of atmosphere at Yangsan Sports Complex
After the opening, Gyeongnam, which went undefeated with 5 wins and 4 draws in 9 matches, suffered its first defeat of the season in the 11th round against Seoul E-Land. In the 12th round that followed, against Ansan, they were ahead of their opponents in terms of possession, shooting, and effective shooting, but failed to bring results as they drew 1:1메이저놀이터. Gyeongnam, which has not won in the second game, is aiming for a reversal of the atmosphere in Yangsan this round.
Gyeongnam will play two games of the 13th and 14th rounds at Yangsan Sports Complex to renew the soil of Changwon Soccer Center, the current home stadium. Yangsan is not a strange place to Gyeongnam. At Yangsan Sports Complex, Gyeongnam played a total of 10 K-League matches, with a record of 3 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses. The first match was the 25th round of the 2007 season, with a 0-0 draw against Suwon in front of 23,192 spectators. The most recent was against Pohang in round 12 of the 2019 season.
Gyeongnam’s 13th round opponent is Seongnam. The two teams met again in K League 2 in about four years after facing off in K League 1 in 2019. In the four head-to-head matches in the 2019 season, Gyeongnam was strong with 3 wins and 1 draw. Whether Gyeongnam will be able to win 3 points in 3 games at the new home stadium can be confirmed at Yangsan Sports Complex from 1:30 pm on the 14th (Sun).
□ Player of Round – ‘Kim Min-jun (Gimcheon)’ who boasts a high-purity attack
Kim Min-jun, born in 2000, played 28 games in Ulsan in the 2021 season, the first year of his debut, and took a snow stamp with 5 goals and 1 help. He chose to enlist after the end of the 2022 season, and joined Managing Director Kim Cheon earlier this year. From his first game, he was selected by coach Seong Han-soo and started, and so far he has appeared in 8 games and scored 3 goals and 1 assist.
Among Kim Min-jun’s data this season, the most notable thing is his ability to score goals. Kim Min-joon scored 3 goals with just 11 shots, and the expected score of all those shots was added up to a mere 0.85. The actual score compared to the expected score is 3.51, which ranks first among players with three or more goals, and is 1.15 behind the second place Won Ki-jong (Gyeongnam, 2.36). In a situation where scoring was difficult, he showed a high-purity attack.
Kim Min-joon has created all 4 offensive points this season in the last 4 games. He aimed at Anyang’s goal in the 13th round with his unique goal-making ability. The match between Gimcheon and Anyang will be held on the 13th (Sat) at 4pm at Kimcheon Jonghan Stadium.