Professional football K-League 1 Hyundai family derby between Ulsan Hyundai and Jeonbuk Hyundai will be held. Incheon United and Gwangju FC face off at the crossroads for the top ranks. Ulsan and Jeonbuk will play the Hana One Q K League 1 2023 round 27 home game at 7:00 pm on the 19th at Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium. This is the 111th match in the league. Ulsan is one game behind Jeonbuk in the past with 40 wins, 29 draws and 41 losses in 110 matches. If Ulsan wins at home this time, it will be tied in the record, but the gap will widen.
Ulsan is recording 1 win and 1 loss this season against Jeonbuk. Ulsan won 2-1 at home on February 25, but lost 0-2 on the road on June 3. This is our 3rd match this year. Hyundai Derby is a K-League hit product. In the 2022 season, Ulsan achieved the highest number of spectators in the season with 13,192 in a home game against Jeonbuk. This year, 28,039 people watched the home game against Jeonbuk. 28,039 is the record for the largest number of spectators in Ulsan this season. Attention is focusing on whether this game will set the record for the highest number of spectators this season.
Incheon and Gwangju, which are competing for the top ranks, face each other. Incheon and Gwangju will meet on the 18th at 7:30 pm at the Incheon Soccer Stadium. 스포츠토토 Home team Incheon is on the rise with 4 wins and 1 loss in the last 5 matches. Incheon coach Cho Seong-hwan won the manager of the month award for July and the ranking rose to 7th place (36 points). Mugosa, who returned from Japan’s J-League, announced a revival by recording 1 goal and 1 assist in the match against Daegu in the previous 26th round.
The visiting team against this, Gwangju, drew 1-1 against Pohang in the previous 26th round and failed to challenge for a 3-game winning streak. Gwangju raised the rankings to 5th place (38 points) by accumulating points. Following last year’s K-League 2 championship, Gwangju will challenge the best K-League 1 record this season. Gwangju’s previous K-League 1 record was 6th in 2020. This Incheon-Gwangju match can make a big difference to the K-League 1 leaderboard. With this game victory, Incheon could go up to 4th place and Gwangju up to 3rd place.
The match between 11th place Gangwon FC and 10th place Suwon FC, which must catch each other to escape the relegation zone, will be held at Gangneung Sports Complex at 7:00 pm on the 19th. Gangwon (20 points) defeated leader Ulsan 2-0 in the previous 26th round. Gangwon won its first win after taking over as head coach Yoon Jeong-hwan, and won in 16 games. On the other hand, Suwon FC (23 points) is in a bad mood with only one win in the last 10 matches. Suwon FC has the upper hand with 1 win and 1 draw in 2 matches this season.