Belgian professional soccer team Gent, where Hong Hyun-seok played 60 minutes, defeated Standard in the final match of the Jupiler League European Playoffs.먹튀검증
Gent defeated Standard 3-1 in the 2022-2023 season Belgian Jupiler League European Playoff Round 6 home game held at the Gelamco Arena in Gent, Belgium on the 4th (Korean time).
With this victory, Gent, which showed an overwhelming performance of 5 wins and 1 draw in 6 European playoff games, took 3 points and finished the European playoffs with a final score of 44 (1st place).
On the 21st of last month, with two games left, Gent already secured first place in the European playoffs.
After 34 rounds of the regular league, the Jupiler League is divided into ‘Champions Playoffs’ for the top 1st to 4th teams out of 18 teams, and ‘European Playoffs’ for the 5th to 8th ranked teams to play the playoff round, and the European Football Federation (UEFA) ) distributes the Champions League (UCL) and Europa Conference League (UECL) berths.
Gent, who finished 5th in the regular league, will rise to 1st place in the European Playoffs and play against the lowest ranked team in the Champions Playoffs for the right to advance to the UECL 2nd qualifying round.
In the Champions Playoffs, with each team having one game left, Cliff Brugge (33 points) finished last with 8 points behind Racing Genk (45 points) in 3rd place.
Hong Hyeon-seok, who started as a left midfielder in the 4-4-2 formation that day, actively participated in offense and defense by playing on the ground for 60 minutes until he was replaced by Andrew Yulsager in the 15th minute of the second half.
In the 38th minute of the first half, Hong Hyun-seok drove the ball directly from the left side of the penalty area to the area near the goal area, avoiding two defenders, and shot with his left foot, but the goalkeeper’s outstretched left foot blocked the ball and did not lead to a goal.
Even in defense, there was a scene where he cut off the flow of the opponent by throwing his body three or four times.
The attack point could not be written. Hong Hyun-seok is recording 9 goals and 9 assists in the official match, including 6 goals and 6 assists in the league at Gent, 1 goal and 3 assists in the UEFA UECL, and 2 goals in the Belgian Cup.
Footmob, a soccer statistics media outlet, gave Hong Hyun-seok a rating of 7.5.
Gent conceded the opening goal to Standard William Baliquisha in the 11th minute of the first half, but Hugo Kuipers’ hat-trick won the game from behind.
Kuipers scored an equalizer with his left foot in the 23rd minute of the first half and reversed it with a header in the 43rd minute of the first half. In the 34th minute of the second half, he even succeeded in a penalty kick and completed a hat trick.