5 wins in a row again… Ulsan, the sole leader, overcame the second place Seoul 3-2
The ‘defending champion’ Ulsan Hyundai, who had a 6-game winning streak in the opening game, rose to 5 consecutive wins again.
Ulsan won 3-2 in the home game between FC Seoul and Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023 round 13 held at Ulsan Munsu Stadium on the 14th with Bako scoring multiple goals.
Leading Ulsan (34 points), who ran 5 consecutive wins, widened the gap with second place Seoul (23 points, 27 goals) to double digits. From the 1-0 victory on April 14, 2018, they also continued their undefeated record of 17 matches (13 wins, 4 draws) against Seoul.
Ulsan scored the first goal in the 14th minute of the first half. Lee Myung-jae stabbed a ground ball cross from the left side of the penalty area and Martin Adam pushed it in with his left foot.
Seoul followed with an equalizer in the first minute of the second half. Willian’s shot was blocked by Ulsan goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo, but Kim Shin-jin finished the ball with a right-footed non-stop shot.
It was Bakko who saved Ulsan. Two minutes later, after receiving a grounder cross from Lee Gyu-seong, Bakko shook the net with a right-footed shot from the front of the penalty area.
Seoul received a yellow card from the referee in the 7th minute of the second half when coach Ahn Ik-soo expressed dissatisfaction with the decision. Then, after continuing to protest, he received a second yellow card and was sent off. In the 22nd minute of the second half against Seoul, which had no coaching tower, Bakko scored a key goal.
Ulsan scored a comeback goal in extra time in the second half, but could not turn the game around.
Busy-minded Jeonbuk Hyundai drew 0-0 against Incheon United at the Incheon Soccer Stadium. Jeonbuk ranked 8th (15 points, 14 goals), and Incheon stayed in 10th place (13 points).
Jeju United started with Seo Jin-soo’s multi-goal in Suwon FC’s away game and won 5-0. With 3 points added, Jeju (23 points, 20 goals) jumped to 3rd place. 안전놀이터
Pohang (23 points, 19 goals) ranked 4th, and Daejeon Hana Citizen (21 points) fell to 5th. As a result, the points from 2nd place Seoul (23 points, 27 goals) to 4th place Pohang were all the same. Suwon FC (15 points, 15 goals) maintained 7th place.