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[FA CUP Round of 32] Ranking 10th in K3 League, Yangpyeong FC Defeats Sangju Sangmu and Advances to Round of 16

Date : 2018.07.29 View : 293
Yangpyeong FC, one of the teams of K3 LEAGUE ADVANCED, defeated Sangju Sangmu of K-League 1 and advanced to the Round of 16 for the FA CUP.

Held on 25th at Sangju Civic Stadium, Yangpyeong FC won against Sangju Sangmu after penalty shootout at the match of Round of 32 for the 2018 KEB HANA Bank FA CUP. Considering that Yangpyeong FC is ranked 10th of K3 LEAGUE ADVANCED, its victory against Sangju Sangmu, the team packed with professional, well-experienced players, is a big surprise. It is the first time ever in Korea football history that a K3 LEAGUE team defeated K1 LEAGUE team.

On the other hand, Incheon UTD won against the K3 LEAGUE defending champion, Pocheon Citizen FC, at Incheon Football Stadium by the score of 2 to 0 and advanced to the Round of 16.

Jeonbuk Hyudai Motors defeated Busan Transportation Corporation by scoring 3 goals and losing 1 at the match held in Busan Gudeok Stadium. The gap between both teams were obvious, but the defenders of Busan Transportation Corporation and especially CHOI Jinbaek who kept to goal post, showed their good defense.

Daegu FC successfully advanced to the Round of 16 after six years, defeating Yongin University. It is their first time to advance after 2012 FA CUP.

Suwon Samsung Bluewings also earned their tickets to the Round of 16, as predicted, by winning against K3 LEAGUE ADVANCED Gimpo Citizen FC.

<Match Results of Round of 32 for 2018 KEB HANA Bank FA CUP (July 25th)>
Gyeongnam FC 0 (1 PSO 3) 0 FC Seoul
Chuncheon Citizen FC 2-1 Daejeon Korail
Incheon UTD 2-0 Pocheon Citizen FC
Busan Transportation Corporation 1-3 Jeonbuk Hyudai Motors
Ulsan Hyudai 1-0 Suwon FC
Gangneung City 1-2 Cheonan City
Pohang Steelers 0-1 Jeonnam Dragons
Gimpo Citizen FC 1-6 Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Daegu FC 4-1 Yongin Univ.
FC Anyang 1-2 Mokpo City
Yangpyeong FC 2(4 PSO 3)2 Sangju Sangmu
Ansan Greeners 0-1 Asan Mugunghwa
Gimhae City 2-1 Gangwon FC
Busan Ipark 3-2 Gyeongju Citizen FC
Gyeongju KHNP 1-0 Seongnam FC
Jeju UTD 4-1 Korea Univ.

<Following Match of Round of 16 for 2018 KEB HANA Bank FA CUP (August 8th)>
Yangpyeong FC vs Daegu FC
Incheon UTD vs Mokpo City
Jeonnam Dragons vs Chuncheon Citizen FC
Gimhae City vs Gyeongju KHNP
Asan Mugunghwa vs Jeonbuk Hyudai Motors
Busan Ipark vs Ulsan Hyudai
FC Seoul vs Jeju UTD
Cheonan City vs Suwon Samsung Bluewings

Words=Kwon Taejung, Ahn Kihee, Park Jaewoong, Kim Jaeyeong
Photos=KFA