‘Martin Adam’s 1st goal of the season’ Ulsan wins 1-0 in Incheon away … 3 points and maintains first place in the league
Ulsan Hyundai beat Incheon United on an away game.
Ulsan Hyundai won 1-0 against Incheon United in the 9th round of the Hana One Q K League 1 2023 held at the Incheon Soccer Stadium on the 25th at 7:30 pm.
With this, Ulsan, who earned 3 points,안전놀이터 maintained first place with 22 points (7 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss). On the other hand, Incheon failed to earn points and stayed in 9th place in the league.
The away team, Ulsan, took out a 4-2-3-1 formation. Martin Adam aimed to score, and Bako, Ataru, and Kang Yun-gu stepped up to the second line. Lee Kyu-seong and Boyanich protected the back four, and Lee Myung-jae, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Ki-hee and Seol Young-woo packed the back four. The goalkeeper’s gloves were worn by Cho Hyeon-woo.
The home team, Incheon, came out with a 3-4-3 formation. Kim Do-hyeok, Cheon Seong-hun, and Kim Bo-seop were in the forefront, and Lee Dong-soo and Yeoreum were in the midfield. Min Kyung-hyeon and Kim Jun-yeop played as wingbacks on both sides, while Oh Ban-seok, Kwon Han-jin, Kim Yeon-soo and Min Seong-jun protected the goal.
Ulsan scored first. In the 10th minute of the first half, Kang Yun-gu, who caught the ball from the right flank, crossed with his left foot, and Martin Adam, who was waiting in the box, shook the net with an accurate header.
In the 19th minute of the first half, Ulsan knocked on the goal again. Ataru gave the ball to Martin Adam, who dropped it to his head, and Bakko took the shot. Seongjun Min blocked it.
Ulsan seized a good opportunity. In the 27th minute of the first half, Seol Yeong-woo, who caught the ball Bojanić stabbed to the right, penetrated into the box and fired a low shot with his right foot before the defense stuck. Seongjun Min recorded a save.
Incheon also made a threatening scene. In the 39th minute of the first half, Min Kyung-hyeon caught the ball wide open to the left and fired a low cross straight into the box. Chun Seong-hun shot the ball off Kim Do-hyeok, but it didn’t hit exactly and was blocked by the defense.
Soon after, Ulsan launched a counterattack. Shortly after, in the 40th minute of the first half, Boyanic caught the ball in the box and fired a left-footed shot, but it missed the goal.
One minute of extra time was given in the first half, but Ulsan finished with a 1-0 lead without any additional goals.
At the start of the second half, both teams used substitution cards. Incheon replaced Chun Sung-hoon and Kim Do-hyuk with Hernandez and Jerso, while Ulsan replaced Kang Yun-gu and Ataru with Lee Chung-yong and Um Won-sang.
Incheon swallowed the regret. In the 19th minute of the second half, Oh Ban-seok connected Yeoreum’s free kick with a sharp header, but Cho Hyun-woo blew himself away.
Ulsan called Boyanich to the bench in the 21st minute of the second half and put in Kim Min-hyeok.
Incheon scored a free kick right in front of the box in the 37th minute of the second half. Hernandez, who started as a kicker, connected with a direct shot, but it hit the defense and missed the goal.
Incheon knocked on Ulsan’s goal again. In the 40th minute of the second half, Yeoreum headed a cross from the left flank, but was embraced by Cho Hyeon-woo.
4 minutes of extra time were given in the second half, but Ulsan, who kept the lead, ended with a 1-0 victory.