Um Ji-seong, who learned a lot from the exit, shared his thoughts after making a big success against Incheon United.
Gwangju won 5-0 in the 4th round of the ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023’ against Incheon held at the Gwangju Soccer Stadium on the 18th and jumped to 3rd place.
For Gwangju, Albanian mercenary Asani scored the first goal in the 8th minute, followed by Um Ji-seong in the 19th minute. Incheon got a penalty kick in the 45th minute of extra time in the first half, but Hernandez missed it.
Even in the second half, Gwangju did not stop. In the 4th minute of the second half, Lee Hee-kyun scored with the help of Um Ji-seong, and in the 23rd minute of the second half, Asani controlled Lee Min-ki’s cross and volleyed it into the away team’s net. Three minutes later, Asani scored a hat-trick with a left-footed free kick from a long distance outside the penalty box.
Um Ji-seong played a big role with 1 goal and 1 assist, helping Lee Hee-kyun with his first goal of the season.
He played an active role for 63 minutes until he was replaced with Ha Seung-woon in the 18th minute of the second half, connecting all 3 shots with valid shots and playing a large role in the attack scene, including 3 key passes.
In an interview after the game, Um Ji-seong said, “I am very happy that the players won a great victory with good performance. I think that the same result will be achieved if the next game does not become conceited and plays like today.”
Um Ji-seong scored his first goal this season against Incheon, his professional debut goal opponent.
“I thought about it after it was over,” he said. “I scored my debut goal in the first half at home, and I scored it that way today. To thank the fans and become a helpful player, I have to increase my attack points. I kept challenging and tried to score goals or assists.” said.
Regarding the situation at the time of the goal, Um Ji-sung said, “To explain it, I was a little calm. I was not nervous at all and was able to score a goal with the ability I had.”
He took a break from the Jeonbuk expedition due to accumulated warnings during the home opener against FC Seoul. So he sharpened his sword and went to the game. 스포츠토토
He said, “I was shaken mentally, but on the other hand, I prepared with experience as motivation. I felt sorry for the fans,” he said. “I tried to find things that would help as much as possible at the stadium. It was great. Even during training, I played while thinking about the play that I would show in the stadium in detail and enjoy it.”
He continued, “I prepared (against Incheon) with real vigor. My team was defeated because I fell in, and while watching the game, I prepared for training with vigor. That part was expressed in today’s game.”