Incheon United won a complete victory in their first home game of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL) finals.
On the 3rd, Incheon defeated Kayailoilo 4-0 in the second leg of Group G of the 2023-2024 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL) at Incheon Soccer Stadium. Incheon, who advanced to the ACL finals for the first time in the club’s history, won two consecutive group matches following a 4-2 win over Yokohama Marinos in the first game.
The home team, Incheon, went with a 3-5-2 pattern. Mugosa and Gerso led the attack, while Mpoku, Ji-hwan Moon, and Hernández supported the midfield. The wingbacks on both sides were Kang Yun-gu and Min Kyung-hyun, and the three backs were Delbridge, Kwon Jin-jin, and Kim Kun-hee. Kim Dong-heon guarded the goal.
The away team, Kaya, faced off in a 5-3-2 format. Daizo Horikoshi and Javier Gayoso were deployed at the front, and Justin Barth, Ricardo Sendra, and Marwin Angeles were deployed in midfield. Jesus Meliza, Simone Lotta, Audie Menzi, Vincent Diano and Pizzi Arboleda made up the defense. The goalkeeper was Quincy Camerard.
Incheon succeeded in scoring first in 6 minutes of the first half. Delbridge threw a long ball forward. Hernández intercepted the ball, which was cleared with his head by the opposing defense, and passed it to Min Kyung-hyeon. Mugosa hit the cross sent by Min Kyeong-hyeon exactly on the head, and the header shot crossed the goal line.
Incheon continued to push even after scoring. In the 7th minute of the first half, after exchanging passes with Mugosa, Hernández entered the Kaya penalty box and attempted a shot. It was hit by Kaya’s defense and flowed to the left of the goal. In the 11th minute of the first half, Kang Yun-gu crossed. The Kamerrat goalkeeper hit the ball, but the ball flowed to Hernández. Hernández’s shot went high.
In the 13th minute of the first half, Mugosa’s header shot passed the goalkeeper once again, but the goal was not recognized. Even after video review (VAR) was conducted, the attacker’s foul decision was maintained.
In the 18th minute of the first half, Mugosa turned towards the goal in the penalty box and fell between Diano and Arboleda. The referee immediately declared a penalty kick. In the 19th minute of the first half, Mugosa, who took the kicker, aimed for the center and scored.
In the 25th minute of the first half, Gayoso broke off a pass in Incheon’s half and entered the penalty box. He advanced close to the goal and succeeded in shooting, but the shot was blocked by Kwon Jin.
In the 29th minute of the first half, Moon Ji-hwan’s through pass went through Mpoku and led to Mugosa’s shot. The shot crossed the goal line, but Mpoku was declared offside.
In the 33rd minute of the first half, Gerso gave a pass to Mpoku and ran quickly forward. Mpoku returned the forward pass, and Gerso, who took advantage of his speed, advanced and hit a shot near the penalty box. The shot missed the right side of the goal.토토사이트
Incheon’s third goal was scored in the 36th minute of the first half. Mpoku’s penetrating pass passed through the Kaya players and reached Gerso. As the goalkeeper quickly ran in front of Gerso, Gerso gave the ball to Hernández, who penetrated the other side. Hernández kicked into an empty goal.
In the 39th minute of the first half, Gayoso’s shot from the right side of the penalty box passed the top of the goal post and went over to the other side.
Incheon replaced three players at halftime. Mugosa, Gerso, and Hernández were removed, and Chun Seong-hun, Kim Bo-seop, and Park Seung-ho were brought in.
In the 10th minute of the second half, Park Seung-ho crossed in front of the goal and Chun Seong-hoon touched the ball, but the ball did not pass the Kamerrad goalkeeper. In the 15th minute of the second half, Incheon sent Park Hyun-bin in place of Moon Ji-hwan.
In the 22nd minute of the second half, Mpoku sent a roving pass into the space behind Kaya’s defense, and Kim Bo-seop, who penetrated at the right time, took over and attempted a shot. The shot was blocked by the Kamerrad goalkeeper. In the ensuing attack situation, Kim Bo-seop hit a mid-range shot again, but this shot missed to the left of the goal. After this scene, Kaya substituted Mark Swainston for Angeles.
In the 29th minute of the second half, Incheon widened the score gap to 4 goals. Mpoku’s free kick, hit right in front of the penalty box, passed through the Kaya defense wall and hit the net. Kaya removed Lotta and added Arnel Amita. Mpoku finished the game in the 31st minute of the second half. Park Jin-hong entered.
In the 38th minute of the second half, Kaya replaced Gayoso and Bas. Robert Lopez Mendy and Eric Giganto were brought on.
In the 45th minute of the second half, Kim Bo-seop received a long pass from behind, beat the goalkeeper and hit the net, but offside was declared and the goal was disallowed. The game ended without any additional goals.