Professional soccer K League 1’s ‘last place’ Suwon Samsung kept the flames of its ‘escape from the bottom’ alive with a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Suwon FC in the ‘Suwon Derby’ despite 10 men .Suwon secured a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Suwon FC in the 36th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2023 Final B at Suwon Sports Complex on Wednesday .With the win, 12th-ranked Suwon (29 points) regained sole possession of first place over 11th-ranked Gangwon FC (30 points), who had won the previous day. Meanwhile, 10th-ranked Suwon FC (32 points) is now two points behind Gangwon, putting a red flag on their chances of staying in the top 10.The gap between last-place Suwon and Suwon FC has also narrowed to three points.
Determined to catch up to Gangwon, Suwon started four foreign players – Acosti, Kazuki, Bassani and Werikpopo – in the starting lineup .Suwon focused on attacking early in the first half and harassed the Suwon FC backline .In the fourth minute of the first half, Bassani’s penetrating pass was picked up by Werikpopo and his right-footed shot from the right side of the penalty area was blocked by the goalkeeper who made a great save from close range .Suwon, who had raised the level of their offense, were outnumbered in the 14th minute when Kazuki was sent off for a rough challenge. Kazuki, who was engaged in a nervous battle with Suwon FC’s Kim Do-yoon in his own half, lost his temper and used his arm to push him hard, and the referee showed Kazuki a red card after a video assistant referee (VAR) review.
Suwon FC improved their ball possession against the 10-man Suwon and finally took the lead in the 30th minute .Central defender Uno Gomes, who was involved in the attack from a corner kick on the left by Yoon Beetgaram, scored with a header from the right side of the goal area, but Suwon did not go down easily.S uwon scored in first-half stoppage time on a corner kick from the right side of the box, and after the goalkeeper was punched out, defender Volul Acosti slotted home with his right foot from the left side of the goal area to make it 1-1 at the break. Suwon fought back to tie the game in the eighth minute of the second half through Ahn Byung-joon’s 무료슬롯게임 mid-range shot, but Suwon FC’s Kim Hyun-soo equalized with a header in the 15th minute to make it 2-2.