In the opening professional baseball season, the KIA Tigers got off to a bad start by recording 1 win and 1 loss against last year’s champion SSG Landers.
Gwangju FC, a professional football team, is also presenting the joy of professional sports to local residents by showing its unique attacking football and continuing its winning streak.
Reporter Kim Jae-hyun assists.
It was a two-game series that tasted both disappointment and hope.
The KIA Tigers finished their opening two matches held in Incheon last weekend with 1 win and 1 loss.
KIA, who met last year’s champion SSG, lost 1-4 with the batting line being silent at every opportunity in the opening game, but the other line exploded in the second game and won 9-5.
New foreign pitcher Sean Anderson, who started Game 1, showed stable pitching despite a loss in his debut game, and Eui-Ri Lee, starter in Game 2, recorded his first win of the season.
▶ Interview: Eui-ri Lee / KIA Tigers Pitcher
– “Every time I hear the cheers from the fans, I feel really good. I want to show a lot of good games in the future and I will do well, so I hope many of you will come.” 토토사이트
In terms of batting, Park Chan-ho and Kim Do-young, who started as table setters, both performed very well with 4 hits in 2 games, and transfer student Byun Woo-hyuk completed a spectacular transfer report with a home run in his first at-bat this season.
Kim Ho-ryeong, who played as a center fielder in the outfield without Na Seong-beom, received cheers and applause from fans as he defended the team’s victory with an all-time diving catch in the second game.
In professional football, Gwangju FC, which is causing a sensation this season, succeeded in winning streak.
Gwangju won 2-0 against Suwon FC in the K-League 1 round 5 home game held at the Gwangju Soccer Stadium on the 1st.
Although Asani and Um Ji-seong, the team’s core players, could not participate due to the aftermath of being selected for the national team, they played unique attacking soccer based on solid organizational skills.
Gwangju, who added 3 points, dispelled the predictions of experts that they were relegated to 1st place, and rose to 5th place in the league with 3 wins, 2 losses and 9 points.
▶ Interview: Lee Jung-hyo / Gwangju FC coach
– “In order to be reborn as a soccer city, I have to keep playing (aggressive) games like this so that this Gwangju soccer stadium will turn yellow later.”
Gwangju will challenge for a third consecutive league win at Pohang Steel Yard on the 8th.