Returned to the old barco. Ulsan players also welcomed this.
Ulsan Hyundai drew 2-2 with Pohang Steelers in the 8th round of ‘Hanawon Q K League 1 2023’ held at Munsu World Cup Stadium in Ulsan at 4:30 pm on the 22nd. Ulsan, who earned 1 point, maintained the league lead (19 points) with 6 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in 8 matches.
Ulsan suffered its first loss of the season last round. Although they were on a six-game winning streak, they were hit by Daejeon Hana Citizen. Because of this, he missed the record for the most consecutive wins (7 wins) at the start of the K-League. In the midst of this, the East Coast Derby was played. Pohang is a team that has caught Ulsan’s ankle several times. In the last 3 head-to-head encounters, Ulsan has not won with 1 draw and 2 losses. 안전놀이터
The day also didn’t start well. Ulsan was attacked in the back of the defense in the 13th minute of the first half and gave up the first goal. And in the ninth minute of the second half, he allowed one more goal. Fortunately, Ju Min-gyu scored from a corner kick in the 15th minute of the second half, paving the way for the chase. However, the 1-2 score continued for a long time. If this continues, we will lose the league for the second time in a row.
Bako came out as the savior. In the 45th minute of the second half, after a free kick, Ju Min-gyu’s shot flowed off the defense in a scramble, and Bako volleyed it again. As the ball bounced, it hit the crossbar and was sucked into the goal. Thanks to Bako’s valuable equalizer, Ulsan avoided defeat and still ranked first in the league.
Bakko, who met with reporters after the game, said, “I am happy with the performance of our team in the second half. It is not easy to catch up in a 0-2 situation. I would like to express my gratitude to the fans who supported me,” he said.
He said, “The match is 90 minutes. We made a few reverses last season as well. There are many good players in our team. Everyone knows that we are a good team. Because we did not give up until the end, today’s result is a draw. could bring,” he added.
Bakoda showed a good performance after a long time. Bako has been playing for Ulsan since the 2021 season. Upon joining, he established himself as a key member of the team. He energized his offense with explosive dribbling and sharp shooting. However, his performance at the beginning of this season was somewhat disappointing. Fortunately, he gradually recovered his condition from the last round against Daejeon.
Bakko was also well aware of his own physical condition. He said, “I know my performance at the beginning of the season was not good, but the future is more important. I believe in myself. I was happy,” he said, expressing his determination to show a better image.
Bako received a special gift from Ulsan fans last month. It was a coffee truck event with Bakko’s face engraved on it. In response, Bakko said, “I usually like to drink coffee. It felt good to see a coffee truck with my face on it. I’ve seen many players’ coffee trucks for three years after joining Ulsan. I was happy to finally see a coffee truck with my face on it. ” he laughed.