Olympiacos, where Hwang In-beom started, gave red pepper powder to Panathinaikos, their rival and on the verge of winning.
Olympiacos 메이저사이트 defeated Panathinaikos 1-0 in the home game of the 9th round of the 2022-23 Greek Professional Football Super League Elada Playoff held at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, Greece on the 9th (Korean time).
Hwang In-beom, who started the game, failed to score points, but was responsible for the midfield until he was replaced in the 30th minute of the second half.
Olympiacos, who had been aiming for the league title for four consecutive years, has already failed to win the league championship. However, he proved that he was still not rusted by holding back the ankle of Panathinaikos, who was competing for the title.
Panathinaikos was leading with 77 points with two games left, including this day’s game. However, they failed to add points as they lost to Olympiacos that day.
In the meantime, second place AEK Athens beat Aris 2-1. Athens recorded 80 points, overtaking Panathinaikos and rising to the lead. With only one game left, Panathinaikos was in a situation where they hoped that Athens would win the last game unconditionally and lose. On the other hand, Athens wins the championship even if it draws.
Olympiacos and Panathinaikos are famous rivalries in the Greek league. Patathinaikos was established as a club supported by the upper classes and Olympiacos by the working class. Afterwards, as the conflict between classes escalated, the rivalry between the two teams gradually deteriorated.
At the time, Olympiacos and Panathinaikos were ranked fifth in the ‘Top 20’ of global soccer rivals announced by the British newspaper Mirror in 2019. When the two teams play, violence and, in extreme cases, even deaths occur.
In the Greek League, the first-placed team will participate in the second round of the UEFA Champions League qualifying round, and the second-placed team will participate in the third round of qualifying. The third and fourth places advance to the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers.
Olympiacos virtually consolidated third place regardless of the results of the league final game against PAOK Salonica on the 15th.
After the first half ended 0-0, Oleg Leavchuk scored the winning goal in the 23rd minute of the second half to win a valuable victory.
Football statistics site Foot Mob gave Hwang In-beom a rating of 7.3. It was the 6th highest grade among the 11 selected candidates.
Hwang In-beom scored 3 goals and 4 assists in the league this season. Including the European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa League qualifiers (one goal) and cup competition (one goal), he scored a total of five goals in official matches this season.