ULSAN. Ulsan defeated Suwon Bluewings to win 2-1. G. Ludwigson was the star player for his team after scoring 2 goals. It was Ulsan to strike first with a goal of Gustav Ludwigson at the 32′. Then Gustav Ludwigson scored again for Ulsan in the 34′ minute scoring a double. Eventually, Kyeong-jung Kim reduced the distance for Suwon Bluewings (80′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.
Rodrigo Bassani missed a decisive penalty (57′). That would have allowed Suwon Bluewings to draw the match.
The match was played at the Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium stadium in Ulsan on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Dae-Young Kim assisted by Gye-Yong Kim and Bong-Geun Song. The 4th official was Sang-Hyeop Chae. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 15.1 degrees Celsius or 59.23 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 21%.
- 48 Ball Possession 52
- 9 Total 18
- 3 On Target 4
- 3 Off Target 9
- 3 Shots blocked 5
- 90 Attack 107
- 52 Dangerous attack 78
- 79 Ball safe 93
- 0 Penalties 1
- 2 Corners 8
- 1 Off Sides 1
- 12 Total 9
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Ulsan was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Suwon Bluewings that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Suwon Bluewings was putting more pressure with 78 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. Nevertheless, Ulsan found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Ulsan shot 8 times, 3 on target, 2 off target. Regarding the opposition, Suwon Bluewings shot 13 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.
Ulsan received 1 yellow card (Jung Seung-Hyun). Talking about the opposition, Suwon Bluewings received 2 yellow cards (Kyeong-jung Kim and Rodrigo Bassani).
After this match, Ulsan will have 18 points to sit in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Suwon Bluewings will stay with 2 points like Jeju United to sit in the 12th place.
In the next match in the K-League 1, Ulsan will host Incheon United on the 8th of October with a 22-9 head to head record in favor of Ulsan (15 draws).
Suwon Bluewings will host Pohang Steelers on the 8th of October with a 17-17 head to head.
Ulsan – Formation
Ulsan adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Myung-Bo Hong decided to play with the following team: Hyeon-woo Jo, Myeong-jae Lee, Young-Gwon Kim, Seung-hyun Jung, Young-woo Seol, Yong-uh Park, Yong-uh Park, Kyu-seong Lee, Won-sang Eom, Kang Yun-Gu, Gustav Ludwigson and Martin Ádám.
The home team had on the bench: Chung-yong Lee, Valeri Qazaishvili, Lim Jong Eun, Su-Huk Jo, Min-kyu Ju, Darijan Bojanić and Hyun-taek Cho.
Ulsan made 5 changes: Kang Yun-Gu for Lee Chung-yong (24′), Martin Ádám for Joo Min-Kyu (45′), Lee Gyu-Seong for Darijan Bojanić (77′), Lee Myung-Jae for H. Cho (77′) and Jung Seung-Hyun for Lim Jong-Eun (77′).
Suwon Bluewings – Formation
Also Suwon Bluewings adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Byung-Geun Lee played with: Hyeong-mo Yang, Daewon Park, Dave Bulthuis, Go Myeong Seok, Seung-Won Jeong, Seung-beom Ko, Jong-seong Lee, Bo-kyung Kim, Rodrigo Bassani, Kim Joo-chan, Byong-jun An.
These were the players on the bench: Ho-ik Jang, Yu Je-ho, Ji-Min Park, Han Hogang, Lee Sang-min, Kyeong-jung Kim, Fejsal Mulić and Ho-ik Jang.
Suwon Bluewings made 5 changes: Kim Joo-Chan for Kim Kyung-Joong (25′), An Byong-Jun for Fejsal Mulic (46′), Park Dae-Won for Jang Ho-Ik (67′), Lee Jong-Sung for Je-Ho Yu (73′) and Ko Seung-Beom for Sang-min Lee (73′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the K-League 1.
- Pohang Steelers – Gwangju – 2-0
- Seoul – Daegu – 3-0
- Ulsan – Suwon Bluewings – 2-1