Professional soccer’s K League 2 FC Anyang scored a dramatic late goal in stoppage time to keep its hopes of qualifying for the K League 2 Playoffs (PO) alive. Anyang won 3-2 away to Ansan Greeners in the 38th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 at Ansan Wah Stadium in Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday.Anyang, which has won its last two games in a row, is in sixth place with 14 wins, nine draws and 12 losses, and 51 points. Anyang can become the fifth team to qualify for the promotion PO (third through fifth place in the league) by beating Cheonan City FC in the final round on Oct. 26, if either fourth-place Gyeongnam FC or fifth-place Bucheon FC (54 points or more) lose in the final round. Anyang, which took a 2-1 lead in the 36th minute on a goal by Kim Dong-jin, conceded an equalizer to Ansan’s Shin Jae-hyuk in the 49th minute, seemingly eliminating its chances of qualifying for the promotion PO this season.
Shin Jae-hyuk, the son of former national team coach Shin Tae-yong, scored his first goal of the season with a dramatic equalizer in the 49th minute. With seven minutes of second-half stoppage time already expired, Bruno scored an even more thrilling comeback goal for Anyang .After the ball bounced once on the ground from a throw-in on the left flank, he immediately connected with a right-footed volley to make it 3-2.Ansan, which suffered its fourth straight defeat, remained at the bottom of the table in 13th place (22 points).At Cheonan Sports Complex, 10-man home side Cheonan played out a 0-0 draw with Gimpo FC, who have already clinched a spot in the promotion PO.Gimpo remained in third place (60 points), while Cheonan remained in 12th place (25 points)The winner of the Cheonan-Ansan ‘battle for the bottom spot’ will be determined in the final round .If Cheonan loses to Anyang and Ansan wins against Seongnam in the final round, goal difference leader Ansan will move up to 12th place, while Cheonan will finish its inaugural season in last place .Cheonan had a difficult time on the day as Lee Jae-won was sent off in the 14th minute of the first half and the 25th minute of the second half for accumulated cautions. However, Gimpo, who were outshot 12 to 4, were unable to find the back of the 바카라사이트 net and the match ended in a draw.