Professional soccer K-League clubs that have finished their A-match break will run again this weekend and holidays. Ulsan Hyundai, which is winning 4 consecutive wins, and Jeju United, who have not won in 4 games, will face off.
Jeju and Ulsan will play the 5th round of the Hana One Q K League 1 2023 at 2:00 pm on the 2nd of next month at the Jeju World Cup Stadium.
After Hyundai won the league opening game against rivals Jeonbuk Hyundai, Ulsan defeated Gangwon FC, FC Seoul, and Suwon FC in succession, and is at the top of the league with 12 points from 4 consecutive wins.
It is a 4-game winning streak since the first opening of Ulsan. After the opening four times (1998, 2012, 2014, 2021 seasons), it has been running for 3 consecutive wins, but it is the first time to win 4 in a row.
Ulsan is challenging for 7 consecutive wins, the most since the opening. Suwon Samsung in the 1998 season and Seongnam in the 2003 season won seven consecutive victories.
Joo Min-gyu, who played in Jeju until last season, visits his parents. Joo Min-gyu, who moved to Jeju after playing for Ulsan in the 2019 season, played in 18 K-League 2 games in the 2020 season and scored 8 goals and 2 assists, leading Jeju to promotion to K-League 1.
He played 34 games in the 2021 season and won the top scorer with 22 goals and 1 assist. In the 2022 season, he recorded 17 goals and 7 assists in 37 games, but missed the top scorer because he had more matches than Cho Kyu-seong.
It is noteworthy how Ju Min-gyu, who scored two goals in a row against Seoul and Suwon FC, will perform against his hometown Jeju.
Since the opening of this season, Jeju has been in a slump for 4 consecutive games (2 draws, 2 losses) and 2 consecutive losses.
There are many wounded. It is difficult to operate the team normally as the captain Choi Young-joon and other key players are suffering from big and small injuries. In response, coach Ki-il Nam focused on recovering injured players and adjusting the condition of the players during the A-match break.
Jeju is inferior to Ulsan with 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses in the last 10 matches.
Koo Ja-cheol takes the lead in defeating Ulsan. Koo Ja-cheol has played in all games (4 games) this season and plays a role as a bridge within the team as the captain.
Koo Ja-cheol said,메이저놀이터 “Ulsan is a strong team, but we have no intention of conceding victory. In this game, if the opportunity comes, I want to record an attack point and present it to the home fans until the first win of the season.” “The strength to overcome the current crisis is That’s the team spirit. If we come together as one, we can still make a difference with our opponents.”