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K-League wrap: Steelers go top

By Football News



The Pohang Steelers moved to the top of the K-League after beating Gangwon 3-0 at the Gangneung Stadium on Tuesday.

Goals from Ko Mu-Yeol, Park Seong-Ho and Moon Chang-Jin sealed an ultimately comfortable win for the away side against cellar dwellers Gangwon.

The Steelers have 15 points, but have played a game more than their closest rival the Suwon Blue Wings, who could reclaim top spot if they beat Busan I'Park on Wednesday.

Pohang took an 18th-minute lead when a free-kick from the right was directed in by Ko Mu-Yeol.

The home side missed a great chance to equalise shortly after but Brazilian forward Patrick shoot wide.

Pohang made them pay for their wastefulness in the second half with two further goals.

Substitute Park Seong-Ho first made it 2-0 with a lovely turn and shot into the top left corner.

And another substitute made it 3-0 in stoppage time - Moon Chang-Jin turning in a simple close-range chance to complete a miserable day for Gangwon.

In Tuesday's other match third-placed Incheon United drew 0-0 with Chunnam Dragons.