Pohang Steelers beat Gwangju FC at home and chased Ulsan Hyundai closely.
Pohang won 2-0 against promoted team Gwangju in the Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 round 6 home game held at Pohang Steel Yard at 7 pm on the 8th안전놀이터. Pohang, which secured 14 points, moved up to second place, chasing ‘Leader’ Ulsan with a difference of 4 points.
Pohang started the 4-2-3-1 formation. Jeka stood at the top, Baek Sung-dong, Yoon Jae-woon, and Kim In-seong helped the attack in the second line. .
Against this, the visiting team Gwangju came out with a 4-4-2 formation. Heo Yul and Lee Hee-gyun formed the top two, Joo Young-jae and Asani on the left and right flanks, and Lee Soon-min and Jeong Ho-yeon in the midfield. The 4th back consisted of Lee Min-ki, Ahn Young-kyu, Timo, and Doo Hyun-seok, and the goalkeeper gloves were worn by Kim Kyung-min.
Pohang took the initiative from the first half and released the attack. After being pushed back by Pohang’s offensive, Gwangju tried to make a change first by replacing Heo Yul and Joo Young-jae with Sandro and Ha Seung-woon in the 21st minute. However, the tense flow was hardly broken until the end of the first half.
The balance of 0 was eventually broken by Pohang early in the second half. In the 4th minute of the second half, Jeka stopped a cross from the right flank, and Ko Young-Jun finished the connected ball cleanly, allowing Pohang to score the first goal. In the 13th minute of the second half, Baek Seong-dong scored an additional goal for Pohang, which gained momentum.