‘Winger transformation’ Ahn Hyun-beom knew the position a day ago… “Coach Klinsmann also shouted keep going”

Wingback’ Ahn Hyeon-beom also showed his qualities as a ‘winger’. However, Ahn Hyun-beom confessed that he knew a day before the game whether he would play as a winger.

Jeonbuk Hyundai won 2-0 against Seoul in the 33rd round of ‘Hana One Q K League 1 2023’, which is being held at Seoul World Cup Stadium at 3 pm on the 8th. As a result, Jeonbuk settled in 4th place in the league with 14 wins, 7 draws, and 12 losses (49 points). Jeonbuk finished the regular round in Final A, rising from 7th place before the game to 4th place.

On the other hand, Seoul was in 5th place as of the 32nd round, but with the loss on this day, it fell to 7th place in the league with 12 wins, 11 draws, and 10 losses (47 points), ending the regular round in Final B.

Seoul hit the net first. In the extra time of the first half, Na Sang-ho broke the line and caught the pass sent by Ilyuchenko with one touch. Na Sang-ho immediately finished with his left foot and scored the first goal. However, after a video review (VAR) check, offside was declared and the goal was not recognized.

Rather, Jeonbuk broke the balance of the game in the second half. In the 15th minute of the second half, Lee Jun-ho caught Ahn Hyun-beom’s killer pass and sent a ground ball cross. Na Sang-ho was unable to clear it properly and it went backwards, and Han Kyo-won scored the first goal by lightly pushing it into the empty goal. Jeonbuk put a wedge in the game. In the 30th minute of the second half, Gustavo headed in Ahn Hyun-beom’s cross from the left flank in front of the goal, scoring an additional goal. In the end, the game ended with Jeonbuk winning 2-0.스포츠토토

Ahn Hyun-beom, who played as left wing forward on this day, led the team to victory. Ahn Hyun-beom used his quick feet to harass Seoul’s defensive line throughout the game, and became the starting point for a counterattack. He also led the team to Final A by scoring the first goal and assisting the key goal.

Ahn Hyeon-beom, who we met in the mixed zone after the game, said, “Actually, I haven’t seen (a winger) since middle school. In fact, I had a lot of difficulties with the left wing itself because I mostly played as a wingback except in the beginning, even when I became a pro. But it kept coming. The coach has a lot of fullbacks now, but now (Song) Min-gyu is out, and he got injured, so he put me on the wing. In fact, I plan to do it for the team without complaining. Today too, he suddenly asked me to look to the left, so I said okay. I looked to the left and I scored two goals. “It feels good to be involved,” he said.

It was quite different from Director Petrescu’s remarks. Coach Petrescu said at a press conference after the game, “During training, I discussed with Ahn Hyeon-beom, and although he originally plays at right-back and wing-back, he said he would be more comfortable playing on the left if he plays one spot higher, so I accepted his opinion. “It is surprising that he was involved in both goals. I am satisfied that the player who transferred in the summer has shown an attitude worthy of Jeonbuk,” he said.

However, Ahn Hyun-beom knew a day before the game that he would play as a left winger. He said, “I trained for the first time yesterday (the 7th). Yesterday, when I was exercising, I first realized that I stand on the left side. There, I was asked whether I was more comfortable on the right side or the left side, but I couldn’t say, ‘I can’t stand there.’ “I said, ‘I can see it, it doesn’t matter,’” he said, making the interview site burst into laughter.

Ahn Hyun-beom was involved in two goals offensively, but was also somewhat awkward defensively. As a result, he was seen having a big argument with Kim Jin-su during the game. Ahn Hyeon-beom said, “Actually, it wasn’t my man-to-man. I am Park Soo-il’s man-to-man. But since Ki Sung-yong was in between them, it was actually correct for (Lee) Subin to follow him. But Subin was also pulling, so there was no space between them, so Jinsu From his point of view, he was telling the winger to come down. He said he could come back when he attacked. But now he came to me and said something really bad.” “I answered,” he said.

Coach Jürgen Klinsmann visited the stadium for the game that day. Hyun-Beom Ahn once again left his mark by showing off his outstanding performance in front of Coach Klinsmann. Hyun-beom Ahn explained, “We met after the game. Coach Klinsmann advised me to keep ‘keeping going’, to continue to do what I do, as I proved today, and to show that I work hard regardless of position and prove it every time.”

Finally, Hyun-beom Ahn said about his goals for the remainder of the season, “First of all, there are no injuries. Second, there is a 5-point gap with Gwangju, so it is right that the fight for third place must continue until the end. There is also the FA Cup semifinals and again. “We also have an ACL game on the 25th. We lost, so we have to work hard. The season is almost over, but there are still a lot of games left. We need to think about that and prepare well during the break,” he said.