Lee Jeong-hyo (48), Gwangju FC coach, explained that the reason for the defeat was “myself”.
Gwangju FC drew 1-1 in a confrontation with Incheon United in the 14th round of the Hana One Q K League 1 2023 held at the Incheon Soccer Stadium on the 20th at 4:30 pm.
Gwangju took the lead with Ahn Young-gyu’s goal in the 8th minute of the first half, but Kwon Jin-jin conceded a goal in the 36th minute of the second half, extending their winless record to 7 games.
After the match, 안전놀이터 Gwangju coach Lee Jeong-hyo expressed regret, saying, “Even if we lost, there was nothing to say. We were lucky to draw. It seems like we worked hard.”
When asked about the striker’s lack of scoring, coach Lee replied, “It’s my problem. The players work hard on the field. I have to come up with a better way.”
He said, “I don’t know. It’s my problem that the goal doesn’t come out, and it’s my problem that I always concede in the second half. The players are working hard. However, there is a feeling that they are only working hard. So I think it’s difficult. However, there is no improvement. In the end, it is my fault as the director.”
Gwangju faces Seoul E-Land in the FA Cup on the 24th. When asked if he wanted to get hints from this game, coach Lee said, “The preparations for the match against E-Land have already been completed before coming to Incheon. The match should always be consistent, but the first half and the second half keep showing different appearances. The players’ physical problems are I don’t think so. When I’m on the defensive, I think the problem is that I’m trying to find the easy things. It’s a pity that my growth seems to have stopped.”
At the same time, coach Lee said, “I train hard and try to do well, but it’s unfortunate that I can see things that don’t work. It’s a pity as a coach to see that.”
Coach Lee Jeong-hyo explained that he gave the players freedom within a big frame before the game. How was this match? Director Lee replied, “I was passive, but in order to give activeness, I find something comfortable. That part is very regrettable. I can’t abandon the old habit of looking for something easy. Finding a way to approach it is my homework.”