Daegu FC draws with Ulsan Hyundai after ‘Oh Seung-hoon’s save’ shines

Goalkeeper Oh Seung-hoon’s performance earned Daegu FC a draw with leaders Ulsan Hyundai.

Daegu drew 0-0 at home against Ulsan in the 25th round of the K League 1 2023 at DGB Daegu Bank Park on Friday. Daegu withstood Ulsan’s offense well, but couldn’t find the back of the net on a counterattack opportunity to secure a point. With 34 points, Daegu moved into sixth place, ahead of Daejeon Hana Citizen (33 points).

On the day, Ulsan went on the offensive with their defensive line up to the center line. Daegu kept Ulsan’s attack at bay with Oh Seung-hoon and the rest of the defense. Oh Seung-hoon made a good save on a header from Ulsan’s Martin Adam on a corner kick in the 35th minute. The physical defense also handled the threat at the end of the first half.

In the second half, Ulsan pushed for more offense. In the fourth minute of the second half, Adam rattled the Daegu goal. However, the goal was not recognized as a goal because Ulsan was called for a foul in the previous process, giving Daegu a breather. In the 10th minute of the second half, Ulsan Bako’s right-footed shot hit the post and the ball fell into the arms of Oh Seung-hoon.

Daegu brought on Jang Jang-won and Keita for Lee Yong-rae and Hong Chul in the 18th minute of the second half. Ulsan’s offense continued, but Daegu remained focused. Oh Seung-hoon continued to protect the goal with a series of saves.바카라사이트

In the 14th minute of the second half, Daegu had a golden opportunity to capitalize on their strong counterattack. Sejingya drove the ball into the box and joined Edgar and Vassellus on the counterattack. Sejingya received Edgar’s pass and gave it to Vassellus, who cut in from the left. One-on-one with the keeper, Edgar fired a right-footed shot that hit the crossbar and bounced away.

Daegu, who had held on well, conceded a goal in the last minute and almost lost. It was Oh Seung-hoon, who made several saves on the day, who saved Daegu from the brink. In the second half of stoppage time, Ulsan’s Lee Cheong-yong used a tricky move inside the Daegu penalty area to strip the Daegu defense before firing a shot, which was blocked by Oh Seung-hoon with his body.

Meanwhile, Daegu will host Incheon United in the 26th round of the K League 1 on Nov. 13 at the Incheon Football Stadium.

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