‘Leading the least runs’ GK Kim Jeong-hoon, “It’s not my performance, it’s the result of everyone who threw their bodies”

“It’s not me, it’s the result of the defensive hyungs throwing their whole bodies”. 

Jeonbuk Hyundai faced Daegu FC in the 17th round of Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 held at Jeonju World Cup Stadium on the 7th and won 1-0. 안전놀이터

With this victory, Jeonbuk recorded 7 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses with 24 points. In particular, Jeonbuk succeeded in their first consecutive win in the K-League 1 this season. 

This season, Jeonbuk has the best record in the K-League 1, although the performance is not as expected. That’s the minimum point. Jeonbuk is in the overwhelming first place with 14 runs out of 17 rounds. There is a clear difference from Jeju (18 runs), which is second in the least. While the offensive condition is also being raised, the defense team is preparing for a reversal while fighting for strength. 

Jeonbuk goalkeeper Kim Jeong-hoon, who finished the match against Ulsan and against Daegu without conceding a goal, showed a strong will to stand up to the fans. 

After the game, Kim Jung-hoon explained, “I heard a lot about the least run. The reason for the least run was that the whole team played a lot together. The defense hyungs threw themselves to block it, so I didn’t do anything. It was the result of everyone running together.” did. 

After Song Bum-keun left for the J-League in Japan, Jeonbuk had a lot of pressure in choosing their starting goalkeeper. However, Kim Jeong-hoon, who returned after resolving the military service issue, was moderated. Jung Min-ki, who was a competitor at the beginning of the season, was not in perfect shape due to an injury, and Kim Jeong-hoon was born in 2001 and was under the age of 21, so the situation was advantageous. However, Kim Jung-hoon is playing as Jeonbuk’s first goalkeeper after fierce competition. 

Kim Jeong-hoon, who joined Jeonbuk in 2019 from Yeongsaeng High School, a youth club in Jeonbuk, did not receive a great opportunity. After his joining, he had no opportunity to play for two seasons, and in 2021 he headed to Sangmu. Last year, Kim Jung-hoon played 9 games and tried to improve his performance. Of course, Kim Jung-hoon was selected for the national team by age group and was recognized for his potential. 

Of course, in his first game of the season, he got a lot of pressure. Kim Jeong-hoon explained, “Ulsan and Hyundai had a hard time after the first derby. However, with coach Lee Woon-jae’s advice, we overcame it well. But in the second match, we were able to gain more strength.” 

Kim Jung-hoon explained, “Before I went to the army, I was not a competitive player. So I wanted to quickly solve the military service problem. I also wanted to become a competitive player in the army. I am working really hard to become that way.” 

Regarding his junior Kim Jun-hong, who played a big role in the under-20 national team, he said, “I am very happy that many good goalkeepers are coming out of Youngsaeng High School Youth. I hope to make good results in this tournament. “he explained. 

On the other hand, Kim Jung-hoon said, “My goal is to maintain the minimum number of points in the future. Ranking is not what I want yet. If the fans believe in me, I can go higher. If you believe in me and wait for me, I will make better results.” /

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