Tragic! The relegation play-off relies on a penalty kick to land, Heilongjiang FC will stay in the next year
Before the game, no one thought that Heilongjiang FC’s final battle in the Chinese League would be so tragic. The battle was decided, and the veteran Xu Dong even ended up injured.
On the afternoon of the 20th, the second round of the 2020 China A League relegation play-offs was held at the Suzhou Sports Center. Heilongjiang FC played against Xinjiang Snow Leopard Nahuan. After 30 minutes of overtime competition, in the end, Heilongjiang FC made 5 free throws in the penalty shootout, relegated at the last minute, and stayed in the Chinese League next season.
Because in the first round of the match on the 17th, Heilongjiang FC lost to its opponent 2:3. After two rounds of the relegation play-offs of this year’s China League, the total score behind will be reduced to next year’s China Second , so the relegation situation of Heilongjiang FC is hanging by a thread.
If you want to be successfully relegated, Heilongjiang FC must get 2 or more goal difference in this game. If the total score is tied, the two sides will enter overtime until the penalty shootout is decided.
The house leak happened in the night rain. Only 33 seconds after the start of the game, the opponent’s foreign aid Onueb shoveled in front of the goal. After repeated confirmations by VAR, the referee judges that the penalty goal is valid. Heilongjiang FC was hit hard at the beginning and the total score of the two sides came to 2:4.
Fortunately, in the 26th minute of the first half, Heilongjiang FC player Mao Kaiyu scored the ball in the chaos in the penalty area, and the total score of the two sides was changed to 3:4.
In the second half, he changed sides and fought again. In the 65th minute, Li Shuai received a pass from his teammate from the right and scored a header to tie the total score of both sides to 4:4. After the goal, Li Shuai was extremely excited, which also made the Heilongjiang fans on the scene overjoyed.
At the end of 90 minutes of regular time, the total score of the two sides was fixed at 4:4, and the two sides had to decide a ticket to the Chinese League next season through overtime.
After a 30-minute overtime game with no achievements, the two sides entered a brutal penalty shootout.
In the end, Heilongjiang FC made 5 free throws in the penalty kick, and Xinjiang Snow Leopard Nahuan made 4 free throws. With this tiny advantage, Heilongjiang FC finally thrilled to be relegated.
Although it failed to realize the pre-season’s pre-season”try to overtake if possible,” he was able to survive the desperate situation and landed at the last minute of the relegation playoffs, which also demonstrated the Heilongjiang FC ball The spirit of the team’s tenacious struggle. (The GIF picture is from”Understanding the Ball”, the picture is taken from the live broadcast of”China Sports”)
Source:Harbin News Net