‘Yago hat-trick’ leads Gangwon to 4-1 win over Incheon…leap to 4th place in K League 1

Gangwon FC moved up to fourth place in the K League 1 after defeating Incheon United, led by a hat-trick from Yago.

Gangwon rode a hat-trick from Yago to a 4-1 win at home against Incheon United in the eighth round of the Hana Bank K League 1 2024 at Songam Sports Town in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, on Wednesday.

After recovering from the shock of a 0-4 defeat at Ulsan on the 13th, Gangwon moved up from seventh to fourth place with three wins, three draws and two losses (12 points). They are level on points with Suwon FC, 카지노사이트 but have the advantage in goals scored. Gangwon has 15 goals, Suwon FC has eight.

Incheon, winless in its last three matches (one draw and two losses), remained in ninth place with two wins, four draws and two losses (9 points).

Yago was the star of Gangwon’s victory. Yago, who hadn’t scored in five games this season prior to this match, looked sharp against Incheon.

After dominating from the start, Gangwon opened the scoring in the 19th minute through Yago.

After receiving a cross from Yoon Seok-young, Yago rattled the net with an exquisite left-footed turner. Yago’s masquerade goal of the season.

Kangwon widened the gap in first-half stoppage time, capitalizing on opponent mistakes to score back-to-back goals. Kangwon scored in the 46th minute when Yang Min-hyuk, who stole the ball from the opponent, sent a ground ball cross to Yago in front of the arc after a dribble break, and Yago scored with a left-footed shot into the right corner.

Kangwon added a third goal three minutes later. Hwang Moon-ki’s cross from the right flank was headed into the net by Kim Yi-seok.

Yago completed his hat trick eight minutes into the second half. He finished off a cross from Hwang Mungi down the right flank with a non-stop right-footed shot from the front of the arc.

Incheon had to settle for a late goal from Mugosa in the 34th minute to avoid defeat.

The match between Daegu FC and Daejeon Hana Citizens at DGB Park in Daegu ended in a goalless draw.

Daegu made a change on Sept. 19 when Choi Won-kwon resigned as head coach due to poor performance and was replaced by Chung Sun-ho, but the team was unable to get a win at Anbang. After three consecutive draws, Daegu is in 10th place with a record of 1W, 4D, 3L (7 points).

Daejeon also failed to move out of the bottom 12 with 1-3-4 (6 points) after three consecutive games without a win (one draw and two losses).

The game was a frustrating affair as the two teams were unable to open up each other’s defense. In the second half of stoppage time, Daejeon‘s Kim Seung-dae found the back of the net, but the goal was disallowed due to offside.

In the end, the teams played to a 0-0 draw.

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