Coach Kim Ki-dong (51), who leads the Pohang Steelers, expressed regret and gratitude to the players for the fact that the ‘East Coast Derby’ ended in a draw.
Pohang failed to keep the lead and drew 2-2 in the ‘East Coast Derby’ in the 8th round of ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023’ against Ulsan Hyundai held at Ulsan Munsu Stadium on the 22nd.
In the ‘East Coast Derby’, played in front of 16,761 spectators, Pohang took a two-goal lead thanks to Go Young-jun’s multi-goal in the 14th minute of the first half and 9th minute of the second half. did.
Pohang struggled for the remaining time to keep the 3 points, but after a free kick situation in the 44th minute of the second half, Bako’s dramatic equalizer scored, and the game ended in a 2-2 draw, and they had to be content with 1 point.
With a draw against Ulsan, Pohang continued their undefeated march with 16 points (4 wins, 4 draws), but maintained 3rd place in the league. 먹튀검증
After the game, coach Kim attended a press conference and expressed his feelings, saying, “I started off well by scoring a goal in the first half, and I had a chance to score an additional goal in the second half, but it ended in a draw.”
He added, “Rather than being disappointed because there are many games ahead, I want to say thank you to the players for getting one point against the strong team Ulsan.”
Regarding Koh Young-jun, who scored multiple goals that day, he raised his thumb, saying, “Ko Young-jun does not participate in the game because of the U-22 rule, but because his skills are exceptionally good.”
However, regarding the fact that 2 runs were scored in a set-piece situation, he said, “I conceded 6 runs before the match against Ulsan, but most of them were conceded in a set-piece situation.” pointed out.
Regarding Jeka, who came out as a starter that day and left the field with a limp in the second half, he replied, “I don’t think it’s an injury. I haven’t checked it yet, but I think he had cramps because he ran a lot.”