Gangwon FC coach Choi Yong-soo pointed out the lack of goals as the biggest cause of the continued sluggishness, and did not hide his regret for the frontline striker Dino.
Gangwon lost 0-2 in the Hanawon Q K League 1 2023 Round 7 home game against Incheon United held at Songam Sports Town in Chuncheon on the 16th.
Gangwon, who recorded a draw in 7 consecutive games, maintained 11th place (3 draws, 4 losses, 3 points). Incheon, which added 3 points, jumped to 8th place (2 wins, 2 draws, 3 losses, 8 points).
Gangwon faced several crises from Incheon’s strong forward pressure and quick counterattack.
In the 22nd minute of the first half, when Kim Joon-yeop conceded the first goal, he could not control the speed of Gerso. Even when Hernandez scored an extra goal in the 39th minute of the second half, the ball was taken away by Incheon pressure.
The goal was not recognized as offside, but Incheon’s third goal in the second half of the extra time was also because they lost possession of the ball.
Post-game interview Coach Choi Yong-soo, who attended the interview, couldn’t lift his head in regret.
Coach Choi said, “I prepared to show good results in front of the home fans, but I am sorry.”
He continued, “I’m having a hard time, but I think I have no choice but to do my best to overcome it quickly and regain a good flow and atmosphere.”
Gangwon, who suffered a goalless loss that day, stayed at the bottom of the league scoring list with 3 goals in 7 matches.
Regarding this, coach Choi said, “To go to the desired rank, we desperately need a front striker who can make decisions.” pointed out this shortcoming.
He also expressed regret over the performance of Dino, the forward striker who is continuing his scoreless streak in the league.
He was not satisfied, saying, “I think he himself is struggling after his Achilles tendon injury last year.”
Even so, he had no doubts that he would shake off the sluggishness, saying, “Of course there will be aftereffects. In the last game, he looked like his condition improved a lot.” 안전놀이터
He also revealed that he was not satisfied with the performance of Alibaev and Yang Hyeon-jun, who started but were replaced immediately after the first half.
Coach Choi said, “I was appointed with confidence, but both players showed impatient appearance. I thought it was time for a change. Instead, I put in Korean Young and Gallego, who could be tuned, and made changes, but it did not lead to results.” The reason for the replacement was explained.