Bako (30, Ulsan) and Joo Min-gyu (33, Ulsan) saved Ulsan from the brink of defeat.
Ulsan Hyundai beat Gwangju FC 2-1 thanks 먹튀검증to Ju Min-gyu’s winning goal in extra time in the second half of the ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 Round 10’ held at Ulsan Munsu Stadium on the 30th.
Leading Ulsan (8 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, 25 points) maintained a point gap with second place Seoul (19 points). Gwangju (4 wins, 1 draw, 5 losses, 13 points), which lost despite scoring the first goal, was pushed back to 6th place.
In Ulsan, Rubikson, Kang Yun-goo, and Eom Won-sang stood in the second line, with Joo Min-kyu at the top. Lee Gyu-seong and Boyanich were in the midfield, Lee Myung-jae, Kim Young-kwon, Kim Ki-hee, and Seol Young-woo were the four backs. The goalkeeper was Cho Hyeon-woo.
The prospect that Ulsan would lead overwhelmingly was wrong. Ulsan pushed hard, but the Gwangju goal did not open easily. Gwangju locked the goal and threatened Ulsan with a sharp counterattack. The two teams drew 0-0 in the first half.
In the second half, Ulsan put Park Yong-woo, Cho Hyeon-taek, Bako, and Lee Chung-yong in for an all-out offensive.
The opening goal was scored by Gwangju. In the 37th minute of the second half, in Gwangju’s counterattack, Lee Kang-hyun’s right-footed shot hit the crossbar and turned into a goal. Lee Kang-hyun scored his first goal of the season against giants Ulsan.
Ulsan, which was on the brink of defeat, was saved by Bakko. In the 42nd minute of the second half, Bako’s shot hit Ahn Young-kyu’s body in the front-of-the-door confusion and became a lucky goal.
After the goal was scored, Gwangju defender Timo collided with Joo Min-gyu and fell. Players from both teams, including Lee Chung-yong, engaged in a battle of nerves. The referee gave Timo a yellow card as he judged him to be doing Hollywood action.
Ulsan, on the rise, even scored a dramatic come-from-behind goal by Joo Min-gyu in the 47th minute of extra time in the second half. He was so sure of scoring that even firecrackers exploded in the stadium. However, the referee canceled the goal for offside. As a result of the video review, the decision was overturned by conceding a goal. The referee gave a warning to the protesting Gwangju bench.
Excited, Kim Han-gil kicked Joo Min-gyu in the leg. Players from both teams clashed again. As a result of the video review, the referee gave a warning to Ha Seung-yoon. In the end, Ulsan, who scored two goals in the second half, reported a remarkable victory at home.