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‘Will Pohang forfeit’ after messy substitutions?

“It’s a decision that needs to be made after hearing from everyone involved.” The Pohang Steelers of the Korean Football League (K League 1) are facing a strange situation where they could be facing a forfeit due to a chaotic substitution .Pohang drew 1-1 away to Jeonbuk Hyundai in the 35th round of the Hana OneQ K League 1 2023 Final A at Jeonju World Cup Stadium on Nov. 28.After Jeonbuk took the lead through Gustavo’s penalty kick in the eighth minute of the second half, Pohang equalized through Zeca’s penalty kick in the 24th minute of the second half, but Pohang was faced with a forfeit due to a substitution in the first half.

Pohang lost fullback Kim Yong-hwan in the 23rd minute when he went overlapping and fell after a tussle with Jeonbuk defender Kim Jin-soo, and was unable to continue playing due to pain in his ankle .While Kim Yong-hwan was off the field, Pohang tried to make a substitution in the 26th minute, bringing on fullback reserve Shin Kwang-hoon for Kim Yong-hwan .However, the substitution board raised by the referee showed the number 7 of forward Kim In-sung instead of Kim Yong-hwan’s number 3.

Play resumed in chaotic conditions, and the Jeonbuk bench protested to the referee that Kim In-sung was playing on the ground. The referee stopped the game and called the Pohang coaching staff to speak with them, leading to a skit in which Pohang belatedly 바카라사이트 substituted Kim Yong-hwan and Kim Seung-dae, who returned to the bench in the 32nd minute.

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