Ju Se-jong is expected to be able to return next weekend at the earliest. You will need to wear a face mask for the time being.
Daejeon Hana Citizen won 3-2 victory over FC Seoul in the 5th round of ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023’ held at Daejeon World Cup Stadium at 7:00 pm on the 1st. With this, Daejeon has risen to 3rd place in the league (11 points) with 3 wins and 2 draws in 5 games.
It was an important victory. Daejeon took the lead with two goals early in the first half. However, Seoul’s strong counterattack allowed them to tie the game. Fortunately, in the 43rd minute of the second half, Martha’s dramatic winning goal came and brought a thrilling victory by one goal, 3-2.
It was the 3 points obtained in the midst of injuries to key players and physical variables. While Leandro, who recorded one goal and two assists, was missing, players who were not physically perfect, such as Anton, who returned from an A match schedule, and Bae Jun-ho, who was selected for the under-20 national team, participated.
There was also the departure of another key resource. It is the main Sejong. Joo Se-jong joined Daejeon on loan in the second half of last season. His excellent kick sense and ability to coordinate offense and defense made a big contribution to Daejeon’s promotion.
Ahead of this season, he wore the captain’s armband. He showed great performance in the opening game against Gangwon FC, but suffered an injury in the second round away to Incheon United. Ju Se-jong, who was diagnosed with an orbital fracture as a result of the examination, had to undergo surgery on the 7th of last month.
About three weeks have passed since then. Prior to the match, head coach Lee Min-seong mentioned Joo Se-jong’s condition. Director Lee Min-seong explained the current situation, “Training has begun. We plan to train with the players from next week.”
At the same time, he said,스포츠토토 “I can play against Suwon FC (April 9) as soon as possible. If not, I think I will see the condition by gradually increasing the playing time in the next game and the next game.”
Daejeon leaves for Suwon FC on the 9th. And on the 16th, Ulsan Hyundai is called home. Home matches against Daegu FC on the 22nd, Jeonbuk Hyundai on the 26th, and Jeju United on the 30th are scheduled. Ju Se-jong is expected to be included in the list on the 9th or 16th at the earliest.
In addition, Joo Se-jong wears a face protection mask that Son Heung-min wore and played during the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Son Heung-min wore a mask for about two months from mid-November, when the World Cup was in progress, to mid-January after returning to his team, Tottenham Hotspur. It is highly likely that Joo Se-jong will also wear a mask for at least this period of time.