The battle for semi-playoff spots in professional soccer’s K League 2 (Part 2) is heating up. Gyeongnam FC and FC Anyang won side-by-side as they battle for the fifth spot in the semi-playoffs.
Gyeongnam defeated the league’s bottom-ranked Ansan Greeners 4-2 at home in the 37th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 at the Changwon Football Center on the 28th.
Gyeongnam remained in fifth place with 53 points from 14 wins, 11 draws and nine losses. The gap to fourth-placed Bucheon FC (54 points) narrowed to one point.
The win keeps Gyeongnam’s hopes of qualifying for the semi-playoffs alive. The semi-playoffs will feature the fourth and fifth place finishers in K League 2. The winner of the semifinals will play a playoff against the third-place team. The winner of the playoffs will face the 10th-place team in the first division for promotion and relegation. The winner of the K League 2 will be automatically promoted to the 1st Division. The second-place team will face the 11th-place team in the first division.
Gyeongnam took the lead through Gleason’s first goal of the day, but conceded two goals in quick succession to Ansan’s Yoon Ju-tae. After tying the game at 2-2 in the 23rd minute, Gyeongnam scored goals from Lee Jun-jae and Song Hong-min to win 4-2.
FC Anyang, who are chasing Gyeongnam, also won on the day. Anyang won 3-0 against Seoul Eland at Anyang Sports Complex.
Anyang jumped from eighth to sixth place with 13 wins, nine draws and 12 losses for 48 points. The gap to fifth-place Gyeongnam remained at five points.카지노사이트
The competition for the top spot with seventh-ranked Chungbuk Cheongju (48 points) and eighth-ranked Jeonnam Dragons (47 points) has intensified.
Anyang won the match with consecutive goals from Kim Dong-jin, Gong Min-hyun, and Kim Ha-joon.
In the Chungnam derby, Chungnam Asan defeated Cheonan City 2-0 at Asan Sunshin Stadium.
Chungnam Asan moved from 10th to ninth place in the league with 12 wins, 6 draws and 17 losses and 42 points. Cheonan remained in 12th place with 5 W, 9 D, 20 L, and 24 points.
Park Dae-hoon scored in the 15th minute of the first half and Kang Min-kyu in the sixth minute of the second half to lead Chungnam Asan to victory.