Incheon United’s Kim Do-hyuk predicted revenge in the Shandong Taishan expedition.토토사이트
Incheon United (Korea) lost 0-2 to Shandong Taishan (China) in the third match of Group G of the 2023-24 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Champions League (ACL) group stage held at Incheon Soccer Stadium at 7 p.m. on the 25th. was defeated by As a result, Incheon ranked second in the group with 2 wins and 1 loss (6 points).
Incheon played well in the first half, but was unable to stop Shandong’s foreign attackers in the second half and opened the goal. In the 13th minute of the second half, Crijan shot from in front of the penalty arc. The ball was sucked into the top right corner of the goal. Then, in the 43rd minute of the second half, a ground ball cross came in front of the goal, and Fellaini finished the game with a shot after winning the duel with Oh Ban-seok.
After the game ended, I met Kim Do-hyuk in the mixed zone. Kim Do-hyuk started on the substitute list that day, but entered the field in place of Moon Ji-hwan in the 7th minute of the second half. Kim Do-hyuk’s face was dark, and he said in his thoughts, “We played well in the first and second games, and in the third game, it was our first game against Shandong. It was an important game, but it is unfortunate that we lost and I apologize to the fans.”
Kim Do-hyuk announced the defeat on this day, saying, “There were foreign players with good physical strength that we had not met before in Asian teams, so we struggled a little.” Crizan, who scored the first goal, is 191 cm tall, and Fellaini is 194 cm tall.
We could see the will to seek revenge in the next Shandong expedition. “Just like Shandong won at home, we also want to return the favor by going away,” he said. “We still have the next game left, and our goal of advancing to the ACL tournament remains. We will receive today’s whip happily, and prepare well to achieve our goal.” “I will do my best to achieve this,” he said.
Q. How did you feel about the game?
A. “We played well in the first and second games, and in the third game, it was our first game against Shandong. It was an important game, but it is unfortunate that we lost and I apologize to the fans.”
Q. If we had won the match against Shandong, we could have come closer to advancing to the round of 16. However, as we lost, the remaining matches became complicated.
A. “I don’t think anything is going our way. It would have been nice to win, but it’s not over yet. We have the league, FA Cup, and away to Shandong in the future. Just like Shandong won at home. “We also want to return the favor by going away. And there is the league and FA Cup that everyone is looking forward to and I am looking forward to as well. We need to pull ourselves together, stick together, and prepare well for the remaining games.”
Q. Following the Japanese and Philippine teams, we met the Chinese team. What was the difference?
A. “Coach Choi Kang-hee’s soccer has a stronger line than that of the Chinese team. There were foreign players with good physical skills that we had not encountered before in Asian teams, so we struggled a little. In the end, our players were not prepared well. “I felt good about today, so I think we need to prepare more thoroughly before the next Shandong match.”
Q. Recently, midfield players have been leaving the team. Shin Jin-ho and Lee Myung-ju were injured. It looks like the midfield will be overloaded and it will be difficult
. A. “It’s true that it’s difficult. Still, we have to play the remaining games. All of our players are without injuries, and the result is really important, but it’s also important that no one gets injured during the game. Today as well. “There were no injuries. I think we can prepare well for the next game because there were no injuries. As such, I hope all the players finish the season well without injuries.”
Q. Have you had any conversations with players Shin Jin-ho and Myung-ju Lee
? A. “I’m in contact with (Lee) Myung-ju, and I hope he heals well and returns quickly. (Shin) Jin-ho had surgery and is out for the season. “Although we are not at the ground, they are cheering us on and giving us feedback from outside. We will contact you after today to get feedback. Based on that, we will be able to prepare well for the next game.”
Q. There is a league game against Gwangju on the weekend. There is something to be said for it, and the players’ determination seems to be special.
A. “The atmosphere from the moment of tomorrow’s workout is more important than the game against Gwangju. It is like a battle of whether to slump or to recover and prepare well. I think that is the most important part. “I want to show the players that I have more power.”
Q. Even though it was a weekday, many fans came to visit. What I want to say to the fans is
A. “I’m so sorry. There’s still the next game left, and my goal of advancing to the ACL tournament remains. I’ll accept today’s whip sweetly, prepare well, and make sure I achieve my goal.”