The battle for the top spot begins in earnest

The battle for the top spot begins in earnest. It will be kicked off by Suwon Samsung and Busan IPark. The two teams will meet in the fourth round of the Hana Bank K League 2 2024 at Suwon World Cup Stadium at 4:30 p.m. on the 31st. Pride is on the line. The two teams are two of the biggest names in the K League. Suwon has won the K League 1 and the Korea Football Association (FA) Cup since its inception in 1995. However, they finished last in the K League 1 last year and dropped to the second division. Busan has been the K-League’s “stalwart” since its founding in 1979. During the Daewoo Royals era, they even sparked a “soccer renaissance” in Busan. However, Busan has been bouncing back and forth between the K League 1 and 2 stages in recent years.

They are desperate for a win to kick off the spring season. Both teams have injury concerns. Suwon is without the likes of Choi Ji-mook and Park Sang-hyuk. The team has terminated the contract of foreign player Acosti. They are in third place with two wins and one loss in their opening three matches (6 points). However, the team showed some promise in the Korea Cup during the A match, 바카라사이트 defeating K3 League (3rd Division) Chuncheon Citizens Football Club 2-1. Kim Bo-kyung, who had been out of form, made his first appearance.

Busan is without defender Cho Woo-je and striker Kim Chan due to injuries.

Kim Chan was in top form in the second leg against Gyeongnam FC, scoring a hat-trick. However, he was later diagnosed with a leg injury that will keep him out for four weeks. This is a big loss for Busan as Ahn Byung-joon’s form is far from perfect. Busan has played three matches at home this season, including the Korean Cup, but hasn’t scored a single goal. However, they did score four goals against Gyeongnam. Busan will look to get back on the winning track against Suwon.

Seongnam FC will look to turn the tables on Gimpo FC at home at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 30. Seongnam is at the bottom of the table with one draw and two losses (one point) in its opening three matches. Decision made. Seongnam parted ways with head coach Lee Ki-hyung during the A-Match break. Coach Choi Chul-woo will lead the team on an interim basis. Gimpo will look to pick up three points against a ‘messy’ Seongnam.

Bucheon FC and Gyeongnam FC at Bucheon Sports Complex at 2 p.m. on Nov. 31 will also be worth watching.

The two teams have met in the K League 2 Semi-Playoffs (PO) stage for the second consecutive year. The ‘home team’ Bucheon defeated Seoul Eland 1-0 in the third round to secure their first win of the season. ‘Main gun’ Ahn Jae-joon scored his first goal of the season to celebrate. On the other hand, Gyeongnam faltered with back-to-back losses to Busan and Chungnam Asan. All eyes will be on Won Ki-jong, who has scored four goals in the opening three matches.

‘Surprise leader’ Chungbuk Cheongju will take on ‘dark horse’ Chungnam Asan at Asan Sunshin Stadium at 2 p.m. on the 30th. ‘Second-place’ Seoul Eland will look to add to their points tally when they welcome FC Anyang to Mokdong Sports Complex at 4:30pm. 토토사이트 순위 Jeonnam Dragons, playing their first league match in three weeks, will host Cheonan City FC at Gwangyang Football Stadium on the 31st at 2pm. Jeonnam had a break in the third round after playing against Gimpo on the 9th. It will be interesting to see who will make the first move in the early ‘ki fight’.

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