Pro soccer Jeonnam upsets Anyang, jumps to second place… with wins over Chungbuk Cheongju and Cheonan

Professional soccer’s K League Two (K2) Jeonnam Dragons came back from two goals down to take three points against FC Anyang.

Jeonnam won the 15th round of the Hana Bank K League 2 2024 with a 3-2 victory over FC Anyang at the Anyang Sports Complex at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, thanks to multiple goals from Kim Jong-min and Valdivia’s late winner.

With the upset win, Jeonnam improved to 7-3-4 (24 points) and leapfrogged into second place in the league.

Anyang maintained its lead at the top of the 안전 토토사이트 standings with 8 W3 D2 L2 (27 points) despite the loss.

The hosts took the lead in the 13th minute of the first half. Chae Hyun-woo, assisted by Kim Dong-jin, found the back of the Jeonnam net.

Anyang added another goal in the 36th minute from Lee Young-jik, assisted by Mateusz, to increase the gap between the two teams to two goals.

Jeonnam did not give up. At the start of the second half, they took off Lee Seok-hyun and Cho Jae-hoon and introduced Park Tae-yong and Kim Jong-min.

Anyang also made a change, bringing on Choi Kyu-hyun in place of Kim Jung-hyun.

The early second half was a back-and-forth affair, with Anyang taking advantage of their numerical disadvantage.

In the eighth minute of the second half, Chae Hyun-woo made a dangerous tackle and was shown a red card.

With the numerical advantage, Jeonnam capitalized on the substitutions.

Kim Jong-min pulled one back in the 18th minute with an assist from Valdivia.

Then, in the 27th minute, he completed his multi-goal performance with an assist from Montano.

It looked like the game would end in a 2-2 draw, but Jeonnam scored a dramatic winner.

In the 47th minute of the second half, Valdivia scored a sensational free kick from underneath the defense wall to give Jeonnam the three points.

At the same time, at the Cheongju Sports Complex, Chungbuk Cheongju defeated Gyeongnam FC 1-0 thanks to a goal by Jung Sung-ho in the third minute of the first half.

With the win, Chungbuk Cheongju moved to fifth place in the league with four wins, eight draws, and two losses (20 points).

The defeated Gyeongnam remained in 11th place in the league with four wins, three draws, and seven losses (15 points).

Then, at 7 p.m., Cheonan City defeated Seongnam FC 2-0 at Tancheon Sports Complex.

With the three additional points, Cheonan moved to 10th place in the league with four wins, four draws, and six losses (16 points).

The loss drops Seongnam to 12th place with three wins, four draws and seven losses (13 points).

Cheonan took the lead in the 34th minute of the first half.

Yoon Jae-seok rushed onto a pass from Jang Baek-kyu inside the penalty box and split the Seongnam goal with a sliding right-footed shot.

Seongnam struggled to find an equalizer, but the second goal of the match belonged to the visitors.

Cheonan scored the game-winner in the 46th minute of the second half when Motta scored a wedge goal, assisted by Kim Sung-joon.

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