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Incheon Jo Seong-hwan, Ahead of the Joy of Advancing to the ACL

  • Post-match Press Conference & Mixed Zone Reaction: Incheon United 3-1 Hai  Phong FC | OneFootball

    Incheon Jo Seong-hwan, Ahead of the Joy of Advancing to the ACL, "Should have Finished in 90 Minutes"


    Vietnam Hai Phong won 3-1 after extra time


    "Don't you know it when you look at my expression? Hee hee"

    Incheon United coach Cho Sung-hwan asked if he was very happy about advancing to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL) for the first time in the club's history, or worried about the team's management plan, which was twisted in overtime. replied: 온라인카지노


    In the 2023-2024 ACL Playoff (PO) held at the Incheon Soccer Stadium on the 22nd, Incheon won 3-1 after going to overtime without being able to score 1-1 with Haiphong for 90 minutes.


    With this victory, Incheon is on the Asian stage after 20 years of existence.


    However, it is not a happy result from Cho's point of view.


    There were many expectations that Incheon, which had the upper hand in terms of power, would win easily, but it was Haiphong who scored the opening goal.


    Incheon struggled against Haiphong's offense, which was stronger than expected, but won a dramatic victory with Chun Seong-hoon's equalizer in the 17th minute, Hernandez's come-from-behind goal in the 10th minute of extra time, and Gerso's key goal in extra time in the second half of extra time.


    I put in all the best, including Mugosa, Zerso, and Hernandez, and the game lasted 120 minutes.


    Incheon, which had to prepare for the K-League 1 match against Suwon FC three days later, faced a difficult situation.


    In the current league, Incheon is in 6th place, the last line to advance to Final A.


    It's a situation where you have to do your best in the league.


    Coach Cho said at a press conference after the game, "After winning, I felt more regret than joy because I played for 120 minutes."


    Coach Cho also said, "I played the game with a lot of pressure overall, but there were difficulties in operation as I conceded early (5 minutes in the first half)," he said.


    "Today's experience will be of great help to the team."


    After playing poorly in the first half, Incheon put Hernandez and Jerso in from the second half, and the attack became fierce.


    Mistakes were also reduced on defense.


    Coach Cho said, “I tried to raise the defense line a bit more than in the league, but that part didn’t materialize well on the ground.” pointed out," he said.


    After the press conference was over, Director Cho remained in his seat and said one more thing.


    He said, "I congratulate the players and fans for advancing to the Asian stage together. I want to say thank you very much to the players."


    Hai Phong head coach Joo Dinh Nghim, who was defeated, said, “I am satisfied with the fact that we performed well with confident play against a strong team called Incheon.”


    “Incheon had many good players