Professional soccer’s K League 2 (2nd Division) Busan I-Park took a step closer to winning the title and promotion with a win over Chungnam Asan. The Busan club defeated Chungnam Asan 2-1 in the 36th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 away match at Asan Yi Sun-sin Stadium in Asan, Chungcheongnam-do on Nov. 21.With the win, Busan extended its unbeaten streak to eight matches (seven wins and one draw) and further consolidated its lead at the top of the standings with 66 points.
The gap between them and second-place Gimcheon Commerce (61 points) has widened to five points. Busan has three games left and Gimcheon has four. The winner of the K League 2 earns automatic promotion to the K League 1 .Chungnam Asan remained in 10th place (39 points).After taking the lead in the fifth minute through Kim Jung-hwan’s right-footed curling shot, Busan conceded the equalizer nine minutes later when Chungnam Asan’s Park Dae-hoon’s shot bounced high off the defense and into the net.
Busan scored the winner in the eighth minute of the second half when Kim Chan calmly pounced on the rebound after a teammate’s header was blocked by the goalkeeper on a corner kick .At Cheonan Stadium, home team Cheonan City FC defeated 10-man Seongnam FC 3-1 behind a multi-goal performance from Paulinho .It was Cheonan’s first win in three games since a 3-1 victory over the Jeonnam Dragons on March 23.Cheonan moved up to 12th place (24 points), while Ansan Greeners (22 points), who have played one game less, dropped to 13th place, the bottom of the table.
Paulinho scored his seventh and eighth goals of the season and assisted on a wedge to lead Cheonan to victory. Seongnam sits in ninth place (41 points).Through 16 games this season, Paulinho has 12 offensive points (8 goals, 4 assists). He has been involved in 12 of Cheonan’s 32 goals. Paulinho opened the scoring in the 45th minute with a left-footed shot from the front of the goal area after receiving a penetrating pass from Jung Suk-hwa. After scoring in the 10th minute of the second half to further tip the scales in Cheonan’s favor, Paulinho added an assist in 온라인카지노 the 32nd minute on a counterattack with a ground ball cross that led to Motta’s wedge goal.