Hong Hyun-seok (24, Ghent), the ‘all-rounder’, scored the first goal against Thailand.
Hong Hyun-seok scored the opening goal with a header in the 15th minute of the first half of the 0-0 match against Thailand in the second match of Group E of the Hangzhou Asian Games men’s soccer group stage held at Jinhua Stadium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China on the 21st.안전놀이터
Hong Hyun-seok, who started as a double volanche (two defensive midfielders) with Baek Seung-ho (Jeonbuk) in the 4-2-3-1 formation that was activated on this day, hit the net in the 15th minute of the first half. He rushed Ko Young-jun’s sharp right-footed cross from the left flank and struck the net with a wonderful header.
Five minutes later, Ahn Jae-jun (Bucheon) scored an additional goal. Hwang Jae-won penetrated Baek Seung-ho’s pass into the space behind the opponent, and when Park Jae-yong did not give up until the end and saved the ball, Ahn Jae-jun easily scored an additional goal in front of the goal.
In the 39th minute of the first half, ‘Um Salah’ Eom Won-sang (Ulsan) scored the third goal to seal the game. Eom Won-sang penetrated into the right side of the penalty box through a 2-on-1 pass with Ko Young-jun from the right flank and hit the net with a sharp right-footed shot even in an awkward situation.
In extra time in the first half, he scored the fourth goal from center back Lee Jae-ik (Seoul E-Land). In a set-piece situation from the left side, Baek Seung-ho’s free kick delivered to the front of the goal hit the opposing defender and flowed backwards, and central defender Lee Jae-ik, who was rushing in from the front of the penalty box, cut into the net with a powerful left-footed shot.