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Jeonbuk, and Ulsan's ACL quarterfinal 'extended battle' disappointing 2-3 loss
manager 157/2021-10-19

Jeonbuk Hyundai lost 2-3 after extra-time in the quarterfinals of the 2021 AFC Champions League held at Jeonju World Cup Stadium on the 17th.

Jeonbuk played the game with a 4-3-3 tactic. Kunimoto, Gustavo, and Han Kyowon started the three-top. In the midfield of Kim Bo-Kyung, Baek Seung-ho, and Lee Seung-gi. Kim Jin-soo, Kim Min-hyuk, Hong Jeong-ho and Choi Cheol-soon defended. The goalkeeper was Song Bum-geun.

The first shot was shot by Jeonbuk. In the 3rd minute of the first half, Baek Seung-ho's free-kick was headered by Kyo-won Han, but it misses the post. Ulsan also counterattacked. In the 7th minute of the first half, Yoon Bitgaram's right footed shot hit the defender

Ulsan Vaco scored in the 13th minute of the first half. Jeonbuk launched a fierce counterattack. In the 39th minute of the first half, Han Kyowon, who received a through pass from Kim Bo-kyung in the counterattack situation, scored the equalizer with a right-footed shot without delay. However, just before the end of the first half, Ulsan made 2-1 with an additional goal by Yoon Ilok.

Jeonbuk counterattacked at the start of the second half. In the 3rd minute of the second half, Kunimoto scored to make equalized 2-2 again. Jeonbuk, which was on an upward trend, unfortunately, missed Kim Bo-Kyung's shot in the 10th minute of the second half.

The two teams took turns aiming for the winning goal by replacing Song Min-gyu and Lee Dong-kyung as substitutes. In the 28th minute of the second half, Baek Seung-ho's free-kick was blocked by a save, and Kim Bo-kyung aimed for a long-range shot. In the 35th minute of the second half, Song Bum-geun saved Yoon Bit-garam's sharp mid-range shot. The 90-minute bloody battle eventually ended 2-2. The match went into extra time.

Jeonbuk replaced Lee Ju-Yong and Ryu Jae-moon instead of Lee Seung-gi and Han Gyo-won in extra time. Ulsan also replaced Lee Cheong-Yong instead of Yoon Il-rok.
Jeonbuk took out Kim Bo-Kyung replaced with Iljuchenko in the 6th minute of extra time to play the final game. Gustavo tried a sharp header shot, but it bounced off the post.

In the 11th minute of extra time, Ulsan scored 3-2 with Lee Dong-kyung’s surprise shot. Jeonbuk substituted Lee Yong and Lee Yoo-Hyeon to chase Ulsan until the end of the game. Gustavo attempted a decisive shot in the extra time but missed the post.
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