Daegu FC saw striker Jo Hyeon-woo ascend to fame through the Russian World Cup. It now seems that his team is also reaping its benefits. Daegu finished a game with FC Seoul with a 2-2 draw in the fifteenth round of K-League 1 (Part 1) held at Daegu Stadium on the eighth.
There is an increasing fan interest in Daegu FC. An average of 2,700 people visited the stadium on seven occasions before the game. But with Daegu’s rising popularity, the number of viewers at the stadium rose to 12,925 — four times more than usual.
Jo also did not fail to deliver in the games. He made two runs and managed to block Park Joo-young of FC Seoul. Cho’s influence on the team did not stop on his popularity, but was also justified in his performance.
How Jo Hyeon-woo caught the world’s attention
Apart from playing in the Korean football industry, Jo Hyeon-woo also proceeded to play in international teams. He played against Sweden, Mexico and Germany in the first and third adjusts of the World Cup.
He made a few super spares in the occasion, catching the world’s consideration. Indeed, even Fox Sports chose Jo Hyeon-woo as the best 11 goalkeeper in the gathering. Alongside it, the likelihood of a Korean goalkeeper to progress to Europe was additionally raised.
However, notwithstanding his striking execution, FC Seoul still managed to make two goals. In the eleventh minute, FC Seoul’s Joo Young Uk’s right foot shot from the right side of the net definitely landed on a goal for the team. Apart from Joo, Anderson also managed to make another goal six minutes later.
Both goalkeepers were bogeying to stop themselves.However, Daegu’s 36th minute ended the game with an equalizer in the first half. Both teams failed to score in the second half and the game was over.