‘Injury’ bad news from the beginning of the K-League

Captain Choi Young-joon, cruciate ligament injury

Jeju captain Choi Yeong-joon, cruciate ligament
injury Daejeon Ju Se-

seriously injured due to orbital fracture Daegu FC Hong-cheol ruptured knee ligament, pro soccer K-League 1, which heated up with the heat of the opening, was a bad news from the beginning of the season. is going on Although each club has only played two games, long-term injuries are already appearing one after another.

Daejeon Hana Citizen and Jeju United had a situation in which the ‘captain’, the core of the team, was out of power due to an injury. On the 26th of last month, Jeju’s captain, defensive midfielder Choi Young-joon (32) injured his knee and was carried out on a stretcher during the home opening game against Suwon FC. Choi Yeong-joon collapsed complaining of pain while changing direction after receiving the ball. Choi Young-joon was confirmed to have ruptured his cruciate ligament in a post-game examination. Not only does he have to undergo surgery, it is a major injury that will require more than half a year to recover. Jeju lost the core of the midfield in the first game of the opening game and faced a difficult situation in which it had to fill the void.

Daejeon also suffered an orbital fracture on the 4th when captain Joo Se-jong (33) competed for an aerial ball during the Incheon United expedition. It is similar to what the Korean national team’captain’ Son Heung-min (Tottenham) was injured just before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Joo Se-jong also decided to undergo surgery on the 7th, and is expected to be absent for more than a month. It remains to be seen how Daejeon and Jeju, which have to continue the league without a captain for a while, will overcome the crisis.먹튀검증

Daegu FC’s key defender Hong Cheol (33) is also not lightly injured. On the 26th of last month, in the opening match against the Pohang Steelers, Hong-cheol fell while competing with an opponent, which ruptured his knee ligaments. This happened 14 minutes into the opening game. There are players who have not yet stepped on the ground due to injuries ahead of the opening game. Pohang striker Wandelson and Gangwon FC’s frontline striker Lee Jeong-hyeop are also injured. Lee Jeong-hyeop is said to be in a difficult situation until at least May.

Meanwhile, the K-League is experiencing increased popularity. The Korea Professional Football Federation said on the 7th, “The average number of spectators until the second round of the K League 1 was counted as 13,572,” and “This is an 11.3% increase compared to 12,196 during the same period in 2019, before the Corona 19 epidemic.” revealed Fans’ interest in soccer seems to have grown due to the Korean national team’s advance to the round of 16 at the Qatar World Cup.

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