Im Sang-hyeop, a striker for FC Seoul and a representative of the K-League, announced that he would fully support his teammate Na Sang-ho.
In the Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 Round 11 ‘Legendary Match’ against Jeonbuk held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 5th, Seoul lost the first goal to Gustavo in 11 seconds of kick-off, but in the 33rd minute of the second half, Park Dong-jin’s header equalized and tied 1-1. Seoul, which added one point, maintained second place (6 wins, 2 draws, 3 losses, 20 points).
Im Sang-hyeop, who played as a left-sided striker on the day, led the attack by running around the field for 73 minutes.
Jeonbuk also shook the net once. In the 27th minute of the first half, Na Sang-ho broke through the right side and tried to shoot, but the ball went backwards because it was caught in the defense. Im Sang-hyup, who was rushing in, caught the ball and shot again. The defense blocked it with a tackle, but the ball hit Im Sang-hyeop and went into the goal.
However, as a result of VAR, it was revealed that he had been hit by the hands of the clinical team, and a handball foul was declared, so the goal was not recognized.
As it continued a tight flow with Jeonbuk throughout the game, Seoul had no choice but to regret that the Sanglim Hyupgol was canceled.
Im Sang-hyeop, who we met in the mixed zone after the game, smiled shyly, saying, “It was a situation where we could hit and go up, but it’s a pity. I didn’t try to get hit, but the ball came to me and hit me.” ㅋㅋㅋ벳
Last season, Seoul fell to the bottom split as sluggishness continued for a long time. After that, they competed fiercely for relegation, and were able to escape the relegation playoff hell by 2 points ahead of Suwon Samsung in 10th place.
This season has changed with the introduction of hot attacking football. He is the league’s top scorer with 22 goals during 11 games played, along with leading Ulsan Hyundai.
Im Sang-hyeop and Palosevich, who each scored 3 goals, contributed a lot to this, but Na Sang-ho, who is leading the league in scoring with 7 goals, was particularly important.