Ulsan Hyundai lost against Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Saturday 2-0. However, it managed to redeem itself with a win against Suwon FC on Tuesday and stayed on top of the K League. On the other hand, FC Seoul failed to get back the second spot on Wednesday.
According to football news reports, Ulsan dominated the second half of the game. As a result, they earned three points from it with a 3-1 win.
However, it was a different story in the first half. Ulsan had fewer possessions. Also, the team conceded a goal to Suwon FC’s Yoon Bitgaram in the 17th minute.
Ulsan on Top of K League
The league’s top team made two halftime substitutions to strengthen their attack: Lee Chung-yong and Valeri Qazaishvili. Then, in the 69th minute, Martin Adam tied the game, and in the 87th minute, Joo Min-kyu scored after Yoon missed a clear shot on goal. With his ninth goal, Joo surpassed all other players in the league in scoring.
Qazaishvili scored the game-winning goal for his team in the 92nd minute, making the final score 3-1.
Park Joo-ho, who played for Suwon FC, retired from football on Tuesday after 15 years at the professional level. The 36-year-old midfielder has 40 caps for the Korean national team and has played for several European clubs, including Mainz and Borussia Dortmund. On the same day, the Pohang Steelers hosted Jeju United and won 2-1 courtesy of a late goal from Park Seung-wook. After the game, the Steelers moved to second place, and Jeju went down to fourth place in the standings.
Other K League Results
According to football betting Korea experts, four more teams competed the following day. Following their 2-0 defeat of Ulsan on Saturday, Jeonbuk defeated Daegu FC 1-0 at home on Sunday.
However, the Suwon Samsung Bluewings remained in last position and struggled mightily. An Byong-jun scored the first goal for the Bluewings in the 40th minute against Gwangju FC at Gwangju Football Stadium. But Gwangju’s Thomas Bedinelli equalized in the 68th and scored the game-winning goal in the 90th to make the final score 2-1.
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