Gangwon → Suwon → Jeonbuk… Another ‘Desperate Derby’ Jeju “Let’s go for 3 consecutive wins!”

“People around us don’t know about it, but we’re also holding on with great earnestness. Of course, we’re sticking with Jeonbuk again.”

The voice of Kim Hyun-hee, general manager of Jeju United, heard over the receiver was mixed with ‘funny (funny but sad)’ emotions.

While preparing for the Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 Round 8 home game against Jeonbuk Hyundai to be held on the 23rd at Jeju World Cup Stadium, General Manager Kim recalled ‘desperation’ again.

Jeju, which coach Nam Ki-il is in charge of for the fourth season, has had a rough start this season.

After drawing 0-0 with Suwon FC in the opening match, Jeju had a ‘slow start’ with a 1-1 draw with Daegu FC in the second round.

Although they were thirsty for victory with a draw in the opening two games in a row, Jeju was rather defeated by Incheon United (0-1 loss), FC Seoul (1-2 loss) and Ulsan Hyundai (1-3 loss) in the 3rd to 5th rounds. fell into

The opening five games without a win (2 draws, 3 losses) was the worst performance in 2021 and 2022, when coach Ki-il Nam took the helm and took the K-League 1 stage.

Manager Nam took charge of Jeju, which had been relegated to K-League 2 from 2020, and brought the team back to K-League 1, receiving applause from fans.

In 2021, he took 4th place in the K-League 1 and led the ‘Jeju Storm’, and last year finished the season in 5th place, and his leadership was recognized.

However, in 2023, Jeju was sluggish with only 3 points and 7 runs from the 1st to 5th rounds, and coach Nam was more eager to win the season.

Jeju’s 6th round opponent, who was desperate, was Gangwon FC.

Gangwon also had to win with a winless streak (3 draws, 2 losses) in the opening 5 games.

It was literally ‘desperate derby’. The winner was Jeju.

Jeju won 1-0 with the winning goal by striker Seo Jin-soo, born in 2000, and reported a victory in the first six games of the season. 토토사이트

Coincidentally, Jeju’s opponent in the 7th round was Suwon Samsung (2 draws 4 losses), who also had no wins in the opening 6 games.

Defeating Gangwon’s earnestness, Jeju defeated Suwon, who was desperate for victory again, 3-2 after a slugfest and enjoyed the joy of the first consecutive win of the season.

On the other hand, Suwon, which fell after opening 7 consecutive games without a win (2 draws, 5 losses), fired coach Lee Byeong-geun.

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