Jeonbuk Hyundai scored a cool victory in ‘Jeonju Castle’.
Jeonbuk Hyundai won 3-0 at home against Ryan City Sailors (Singapore) in their Asian Football Confederation Champions League (ACL) Group F third leg at Jeonju World Cup Stadium at 7 p.m. on Friday.
With two wins, one loss and six points, Jeonbuk is in sole possession of second place in Group F, behind Bangkok United (six points), who are tied on points but have played one game less. Lion City is third with one win, two losses and three points.
Jeonbuk started Park Jae-yong, Moon Sun-min, Amano Jun, Lee Dong-joon, Lee Soo-bin, Kim Jin-soo, Hong Jung-ho, Park Jin-seop, Jung Tae-wook, Ahn Hyun-beom, and Kim Jung-hoon (goalkeeper) on the day.
Lion City sent out Super Herrera, Lionel Tan, Anumantan Kumar, Diego Lopez, Harifu Harun, Maxime Lestienne, Zulkarnaen Suzliman, Christopher van Huizen, Lichajiro Djivkovic, Louis Pires, and Zarfan Rohajjad (goalkeeper).
Jeonbuk struck first in the fifth minute. Jun Amano rattled the Lion City net with a left-footed mid-range “bullet shot” from just outside the middle of the box. Five minutes later, Park Jin-seop had a shot on goal from the same position, but the ball went straight at the keeper.
In the 17th minute, Jeonbuk had a free kick opportunity. As Lee Dong-joon drove down the right flank, opposing defender Harisu Harun intentionally blocked Jeonbuk’s attack with a foot foul. The referee immediately pointed to the spot and awarded a free kick. Jun Amano stepped up to take the kick, but the ball sailed over the bar.
The initiative remained with Jeonbuk. In the 20th minute, Ahn Hyun-beom fired a mid-range shot from quite a distance. It missed the left corner of the goal by a paper-thin margin.
In the 31st minute, Jeonbuk missed a crucial chance. Moon Sun-min, who was in possession of the ball despite his opponent’s footwork, drove into the middle of the box before releasing the ball to Park Jae-yong on the left. He immediately fired a low, quick shot that was blocked by a super-save.
Jeonbuk got a lucky goal. In the 33rd minute, Lee Dong-joon sent a ball into the box from the right flank. Lion City’s Lionel Tan stretched out his foot to block it, but it ended up as an own goal. Jeonbuk took a 2-0 lead.
Lion City wasted no time in counterattacking. In the 43rd minute, Maxime Lestienne beat Hoe-Seung from the left side of the Jeonbuk box. Goalkeeper Kim Jung-hoon made a two-handed save. It was Lion City’s first shot on goal.
The first half ended with Jeonbuk leading 2-0. Jeonbuk had a whopping 12 shots in the first half. Lion City only managed one.
Lion City made a substitution at the start of the second half. They took off Lionel Tan and put on Shawal Anouar.토스카지노
In the 12th minute of the second half, Jeonbuk scored a wedge goal. Moon Sun-min saw a cross from the right and waited for the ball on the left side of the box. The ball grazed the goalkeeper’s hand and fell in front of Moon, who took advantage of the opportunity and calmly scored.
Jeonbuk pulled out their substitutes. In the 21st minute of the second half, they brought on Park Jin-seob and Kim Jin-soo and sent Baek Seung-ho and Jung Woo-jae to the field.
Jeonbuk pushed for a fourth goal, but it didn’t come. In the 26th minute, Park Jae-yong connected with a header from Lee Dong-joon’s cross. It hit the post. Soon after, Jeonbuk took off Lee Soo-Bin and Moon Sun-Min and brought on Adaye Boateng and Andre Lewis.
The Lion City struggled to get a goal back, but it didn’t go their way.
The match ended with Jeonbuk winning by three goals without conceding a goal.