Let’s take a look at the observation points of the 25th round of the K-League 2.
□ Match of Round – A confrontation between two teams aiming for the top spot, ‘Bucheon’ vs. ‘Jeonnam’
After round 24, K League 2, from 안전놀이터 2nd place Anyang to 4th place Busan, has the same 38 points, but the rankings are divided by multiple points. . They are closely followed by Gimpo (36 points) in 5th place and Bucheon (35 points) in 6th place. With the ranking fluctuating every round, in the 25th round, 6th place Bucheon and 7th place Jeonnam (31 points), aiming to jump to the top, will face off.
Jeonnam lost 1-2 to Seongnam in the 24th round, ending their 5-game undefeated streak. In the 30th minute of the second half, Lee Gyu-hyuk scored and the team succeeded in scoring in 9 consecutive games, which was comforting in the midst of defeat. Jeonnam is currently on an undefeated streak of 8 matches (5 wins, 3 draws) at home. We are trying to beat Bucheon at home and prepare a stepping stone for a leap to the top.
Meanwhile, Bucheon drew 0-0 after a fierce battle against Busan in the 24th round. As a result, Bucheon went scoreless for 3 consecutive games, and a frustrating attack continued. For Bucheon, this Jeonnam game is a good opportunity to start an attack. Bucheon scored 5 goals in the first confrontation with Jeonnam this season, and Jeonnam has not scored a goal in the last 10 matches.
Jeonnam and Bucheon clash on the 5th (Sat) at 7pm at Gwangyang Stadium.
□ Team of Round – ‘Chungbuk Cheongju’ jumped into mid-ranking fight with an undefeated streak of 8 matches.
Chungbuk Cheongju won 4 wins and 4 draws in 8 matches after winning against Gimpo in the 16th round. Thanks to this, it raised its ranking from 12th to 9th and entered the battle for mid-level.
In the 8 undefeated games, foreign players stood out in the offense, with Jorge scoring 6 goals and Peter scoring 4 goals. In particular, in the 14 games before the undefeated march, the actual score compared to the expected score (xG) was 0.89, less than 1 goal, but in the subsequent 8 games, it recorded 1.51, second in the K-League 2, and showed high goal-making power. In defense, along with veterans Lee Han-saem and Kim Won-kyun, goalkeeper Park Dae-han showed off a save performance, conceding only 7 goals and boasting a zero-point concession rate.
Chungbuk Cheongju will go on an expedition to Ansan this round. Chungbuk Cheongju, which took a break in the 24th round, will play in 15 days and Ansan in 8 days. Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do is aiming for a 9-game undefeated streak with its physical superiority and recent momentum. The match between Ansan and Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do will be held on the 7th (Mon) at 7:30 pm at Ansanwa Stadium as ‘Monday Night Football’.
□ Player of Round – 2 matches, 1 goal, 1 help, ‘Kim Bum-soo’ Kim Bum-soo, who led Ansan’s rebound,
scored the winning goal in the 41st minute of the 23rd round against Gimpo, saving the team from a 9-game losing streak. In the 34th minute of the second half against Cheonan in the 24th round, he helped Kim Jeong-ho’s header goal, leading to a 2-1 victory and the first consecutive win of the season.
Kim Bum-soo challenged the K-League stage wearing a Jeju uniform last year. He moved his nest to Ansan earlier this year and has been active in 22 games so far, scoring 3 goals and 4 assists. Currently, Kim Bum-soo’s playing time is 1,954 minutes, the most among field players excluding goalkeeper Lee Seung-bin among Ansan players.
Ansan, who is aiming for three consecutive victories, will face Chungbuk Cheongju in the 25th round. Ansan lost 0-3 in the first match against Chungbuk Cheongju this season, and Kim Bum-soo also played full-time that day, but only had 0 shots. You can check whether Kim Beom-soo, the protagonist of Ansan’s rebound, can lead the team to three consecutive victories through skySports from 7:30 pm on the 7th (Mon).