An all-time great match unfolded on the English stage.
Sheffield Wednesday won 5-1 against Peterborough United in the second leg of the 2022-23 season League One (Part 3) promotion playoff semi-final held at Hillsboro Stadium in Sheffield, England at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 19th. . Sheffield balanced on an aggregate score of 5-5 (lose 0-4, won 5-1) and won 5-3 on penalties to advance to the promotion play-off final.
While attention was focused on the European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) and Europa Conference League (UECL). A fateful bout took place in England’s lower leagues. Sheffield and Peterboro, who are challenging promotion to the English Football League Championship (EFL Championship, Division 2), met.
Prospects for Sheffield were not so good. This is because they lost 0-4 to Peterborough in the last game. The second leg was played at home, but it was close to impossible to overturn the 4-point lead.메이저놀이터
But something miraculous happened. Sheffield started the pursuit with a penalty kick (PK) scored by Michael Smith in the 9th minute of the first half. In the 25th minute of the first half, Lee Gregory scored an additional goal, leading to a two-point lead. After halftime, Peterborough began to solidify by using substitutions.
Sheffield did not end here. In the 26th minute of the second half, Rhys James scored an additional goal, chasing it down to the bottom of the chin. At the end of the game, a theatrical goal was scored. Liam Palmer’s theatrical goal in the 53rd minute of the second half tied the score at 4-4. Both teams went into overtime after regular time ended.
Overtime was also exciting. Peterboro ran away with an own goal, but the joy was short-lived. Sheffield chased it back with Callum Patterson scoring in the 7th minute of the second half of extra time.
The penalty shootout started like that. The joys and sorrows were mixed in the second kicker. The balance was disrupted when Peterborough fullback Dan Butler missed. Sheffield succeeded in all kickers from 1st to 5th.
Sheffield completed the drama of ‘0-4 start, 4-4 chase, 4-5 crisis, 5-5 balance, penalty shoot-out victory’. All the fans in the stands burst into the ground and enjoyed the miraculous victory.
It’s not over yet. Sheffield face Bolton Wanderers or Barnsley in the final. After two seasons of relegation in the 2020-21 season, they are looking at promotion to the EFL Championship again.