Incheon United left much to be desired in the Gyeongin Derby

Professional soccer’s K League 1 Incheon United left much to be desired in the ‘Gyeongin Derby’ against FC Seoul, both in terms of results and fan behavior.

Incheon lost 1-2 to Seoul in the 12th round of the ‘Hana Bank K League 1 2024’ at the Incheon Football Stadium on the afternoon of the 11th.

The rough play that continued throughout the game heated up the crowd, and some fans showed unruly behavior immediately after the game.

After the referee blew the final whistle, Seoul goalkeeper Baek Jong-beom turned around and pumped his fist in the air with his arms open toward Incheon supporters.

Some Incheon supporters booed and threw water bottles into the stadium in response to Baek’s behavior. The bottles continued to rain down despite the pleas of Yonichi and other Incheon players.

Ki Sung-yong was pelted with water bottles by Incheon fans and fell to the ground.

The game, which was dominated by Incheon, quickly turned rough when Gerso was sent off in the fourth minute of first-half stoppage time for punching Choi Joon during a rough altercation.

In addition to Gerso’s red card, Incheon and Seoul each received three yellow cards.

The referee also issued several verbal warnings to both teams for their rough play, 스포츠토토 even if no cards were issued.

Incheon, who were down to 10 men after Gerso’s sending off, fought back with a flurry of threatening attacks in the closing minutes of the second half, but were unable to change the outcome.

Despite a torrential downpour that continued throughout the afternoon, over 14,000 fans showed up to support Incheon at home, but their enthusiasm was dampened by the behavior of some fans.

The Incheon club is expected to be fined for throwing water bottles on the field.

In August 2022, a 10 million won fine was imposed on Daegu FC after a match between Daegu FC and Suwon Samsung in which fans threw water bottles at the referees.

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