Daejeon Hana Citizens are coming off a disappointing performance in their loss to Suwon FC as they head into Split A. The team is in desperate need of a win. With only four games left to qualify for Split A, the team is in desperate need of a win.안전놀이터
Daejeon lost 0-1 to Suwon FC in the 29th round of the Hana One Q K League 2023 at Daejeon World Cup Stadium on Monday. The winning goal came from the foot of Lee Seung-woo. In the 32nd minute of the first half, a corner kick from the left side found its way to Lee Seung-woo after two headers, and he took a shot that rattled the net.
With the score at 0-1, Daejeon continued to attack in the second half but were unable to find the back of the net. With the loss, Daejeon remains in eighth place with 37 points.
Daejeon will next face Ulsan Hyundai on April 16. With only four games remaining before the end of the regular round, including the match against Ulsan, Daejeon will need to finish sixth to advance to Split A. The current sixth-place finisher is Daegu FC.
Currently, sixth-place Daegu FC has 41 points and seventh-place Incheon United has 40 points. This means that Daejeon will need to overcome a four-point gap in order to qualify for Split A.
However, Daejeon’s next opponent is Ulsan, who are currently in first place in the K League and have been dominant with 19 wins, 4 draws, and 5 losses.
In the meantime, Bae Jun-ho, who made his K League 2 debut with Daejeon, has moved to Stoke City in the English Premier League.
Bae Jun-ho, who has been recognized as a top prospect since his high school days, made his debut against Gwangju FC in the second round of the 2022 Hana OneQ K League 2.
He scored his professional debut against Seoul Eland in Round 27 of the same season, and has been a consistent performer for the U-19 and U-20 national teams.
This season, he was away from the U-20 national team for a while, but made his K League 1 debut in Round 5 against FC Seoul. He then scored two goals against Daegu FC in round 24 and FC Seoul in round 26.
Bae first caught the attention of international teams at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in May. Playing for the U-20 national team, Bae scored one goal and provided three assists in four games, helping South Korea reach the quarterfinals.
His goal against Ecuador in the Round of 16, which he scored after beating the defense and goalkeeper, was one of the top 10 goals of the tournament.
Based on these performances, Bae finalized his move to Stoke City on the 31st of the same month after finalizing the agreement with Jeonbuk on the 25th.
“I would like to thank the club and Hana Financial Group for supporting me to reach for bigger goals. I received so much love from the fans in Daejeon, and I will do my best with the idea of representing Daejeon wherever I go.” “It’s unfortunate that I couldn’t greet each and every one of you, but I will repay the love by becoming an even better player. Thank you for your continued support.”