The opening game between Ulsan Hyundai and Jeonbuk Hyundai in the Hana One Q K League 1 2023 held on the 25th at Ulsan Munsu Stadium.
Eom Won-sang equalized in the 43rd minute with Ulsan trailing 0-1. It was such an important goal that Ulsan coach Hong Myung-bo said after the game, “It was a big trend to score an equalizer in the first half and follow through.” In the end, Ulsan won a 2-1 come-from-behind victory with Rubikson’s come-from-behind goal in the 19th minute of the second half.
Um Won-sang gave credit to Joo Min-gyu, a newly joined colleague.
Joo Min-gyu is a proven striker in the K-League. He became the top scorer with 22 goals in 2021 at Jeju United, and also ranked second in 2022 with 17 goals. Although there was pain in Ulsan in 2019, I chose to go to Ulsan again. Coach Hong Myung-bo also selected Joo Min-gyu as the starter for the opening game.
Eom Won-sang said, “I could see that the opponent was conscious of Min-gyu. I felt that 2 or 3 people were sticking together during the shooting scene.” , I will help Minkyu-hyung win the top scorer and MVP this year.”
It was a valuable goal for Um Won-sang as well. In particular, it was an equalizer that destroyed rival Jeonbuk. Um Won-sang also raised the morale of the home fans by performing a fierce ceremony unlike usual.
Eom Won-sang said, “The story of fighting spirit against Jeonbuk came out the most. There are many good players in Jeonbuk, and we have many good players. We talked about not losing from trivial things.” Jeonbuk fans cheered so loudly. I think the ceremony was strong so that our fans wouldn’t be discouraged. As a result, the morale of the fans went up and the team was able to win. It was aggressive, but I think it was a benefit to the team.”
Um Won-sang performed the best last year. He was the number one contributor to Ulsan’s victory with 12 goals and 6 assists in 33 games. 토토사이트
However, the MVP award was given to Lee Chung-yong, who was the captain at the time. Lee Chung-yong even said, “I’m sorry to Eom Won-sang. He was the best in Ulsan…”. In addition, in the selection of the best 11 candidates, the right flank, the main position, had to be given to Lee Chung-yong, and he had to write his name as a forward striker. Cho Kyu-seong (Jeonbuk Hyundai), who scored 17 goals, and Joo Min-gyu had no choice but to lose.
Eom Won-sang also did not hide his desire for this year’s award. That’s because it was regrettable that he ended the season empty-handed last year.
Eom Won-sang said, “It would be a lie if I said I wasn’t motivated. I was greedy for the award myself. But I was a little sad that I couldn’t win the award.” I will aim for it,” he laughed.