In the 4th round of the 2023 K League 1, ahead of the A-match break, ‘winless teams’ such as Jeju United, Suwon Samsung, and Gangwon FC will go on the hunt for their first win.
After the opening, Jeju, which has no victory with 2 draws and 1 loss, invites FC Seoul to the Jeju World Cup Stadium at 4:30 pm on the 18th to challenge its first win.
Jeju was chosen as the team to break the Yanggang composition between Ulsan Hyundai and Jeonbuk Hyundai this season, but fell behind to 10th place due to poor scoring ability, recording only one goal in the previous three matches. This is because bad news overlapped with the line injury of key resources such as captain Choi Young-joon, Lee Chang-min, Lim Chae-min, and Jin Seong-wook.
However, this season’s newly recruited ‘Brazilian duo’ Hayes and Yuri scored their first goal in the match against Daegu on the 4th. Hayes and Yuri failed to increase their attack points in the 0-1 defeat against Incheon United on the 12th, but they harassed the opponent’s defense with vigorous movements.
Jeju has recently shown a strong side to the extent of recording 10 consecutive games undefeated (7 wins, 3 draws) since losing 0-3 to Seoul on August 4, 2018.안전놀이터
Suwon, who has yet to win with 1 draw and 2 losses, will face the ‘undefeated team’ Daejeon Hana Citizen (1 win, 2 draws) at home on the 19th. Suwon is also in 11th place with only one point, so a change of atmosphere is needed.
However, the power of Daejeon, which returned to the first part after 8 years, is not formidable. Daejeon is in 4th place with 5 points against the three teams that advanced to Final A (top 1-6) last year.
Gangwon, which fell to the bottom with 1 draw and 2 losses, will challenge for its first win in an away game against Pohang Steelers on the 18th. As we enter the two-week A-match break, we need to win to regain strength in a good atmosphere.
But the situation is not good. Following striker Lee Jeong-hyeop and midfielder Kevin, winger Yang Hyeon-joon, who won the Young Player Award last season, suffered a fractured nose bone in the match against Daegu just before and is unavoidable to miss.
It is also burdensome that the opponent is Pohang. With 2 wins and 1 draw, Pohang is in second place after leader Ulsan Hyundai (3 wins).
Daegu (9th place), who has no victory with 2 draws and 1 loss, will challenge Jeonbuk, who are considered favorites for the championship, at home on the 19th and try for their first win.