Thanks to goalkeeper Oh Seung-hoon’s performance, Daegu FC drew with Ulsan Hyundai, the leader. Daegu drew 0-0 in the K-League 1 2023 round 25 home game against Ulsan held at DGB Daegu Bank Park on the 5th. Although they endured Ulsan’s offensive well, they failed to score a goal in a counterattack opportunity and only secured 1 point. With 34 points, Daegu surpassed Daejeon Hana Citizen (33 points) and rose to 6th place.
On this day, Ulsan went on the offensive with the defensive line raised to the center line. Daegu’s Oh Seung-hoon and defenders stopped Ulsan’s attack without sacrificing themselves. In the 35th minute of the first half, Oh Seung-hoon blocked Ulsan Martin Adam’s header well in a corner kick situation. Even the crisis at the end of the first half was well dealt with with physical defense.
Entering the second half, Ulsan pulled the reins of attack even more. In the 4th minute of the second half, Adam shook Daegu’s net. However, Ulsan’s foul was declared in the transfer process and it was not recognized as a goal, so Daegu took a breather. In the 10th minute of the second half, Ulsan Bako’s right-footed shot hit the post and the ball was thrown into Oh Seung-hun’s arms.
In the 18th minute of the second half, Daegu sent in Jang Seong-won and Keita instead of Lee Yong-rae and Hong Chul. Ulsan’s offensive continued, but Daegu endured without losing concentration. Oh Seung-hoon showed off a series of ‘save shows’ and kept the goal firmly.
In the 14th minute of the second half, 스포츠토토 Daegu launched a counterattack, which is their strength, and seized a golden opportunity. Cesingya drove the ball in and launched a counterattack with Edgar and Basellus, and Cezingha received Edgar’s pass and gave it to Basellus, who struck from the left. Edgar, who had a one-on-one chance with the goalkeeper, fired a shot with his right foot, but it hit the crossbar and bounced off.
Daegu, which had endured well, conceded a goal in the last minute and almost lost. The one who saved Daegu from the crisis was Oh Seung-hoon, who made several saves that day. During extra time in the second half, Ulsan Lee Cheong-yong stripped the Daegu defense with a trick in the Daegu penalty area and hit a shot, but Oh Seung-hun threw his body to block it.