Ulsan will host Jeju United in the ninth round

Ulsan HD will turn the tide ‘with Lee Dong-gyeong for Lee Dong-gyeong’.

Ulsan will host Jeju United in the ninth round of the Hana Bank K League 1 2024 at the Munsu Soccer Stadium on Sept. 28.

The Ulsan (7 matches, 4 wins, 2 draws, 1 loss, 14 points), which has played one match less than any other team, is currently tied with Pohang Steelers (17 points) and Gimcheon Sangmu (16 points) at the top of the table. Ulsan can move up to the top of the standings with a win over sixth-place Jeju (10 points) and the results of two other teams (Pohang and Gimcheon).

Ulsan has had a busy three-month schedule, juggling the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL) and K League 1 since February. Nevertheless, the club secured a 1-0 victory over Yokohama F.Marinos in the first leg of the ACL quarterfinals on Feb. 17 스포츠토토 to qualify for next year’s FIFA Club World Cup in the United States.

The next goal was to reach the ACL final for the first time in four years since 2020.

In the second leg against Yokohama on April 24, the team went down three goals early in the first half, but battled back with back-to-back goals from Mateusz and Boyanic to level the first and second leg scores at 3-3. In the second half and the last 30 minutes of regulation and overtime, the team poured on the offense, but was thwarted by several bad lucky shots and saves by the opposing goalkeeper. The team lost 4-5 in penalty kicks to fall short of the final.

Ulsan gave it their all in the rain, but their bid for the Asian title came to a halt in the quarterfinals. There was a silver lining in the disappointing defeat. Mateusz scored his debut goal for Ulsan on a header and Bojanic on a penalty kick. Bojanic, in particular, 슬롯사이트 순위 proved to be a key player after coming on as a substitute midway through the first half with his quality passing and game management.

The team left Narita International Airport on the afternoon of the 25th and returned to Ulsan via Busan Gimhae Airport. Team is focusing on recovery and reorganization to prepare for the upcoming match against Jeju. The team has been on a tight schedule so far, so they are focusing on checking their physical condition and recovering.

Left-footed wizard Lee Dong-kyung leaves the tiger’s den for a while.

After the Jeju game, he enlisted in the Gimcheon Sangmu. He currently has 10 offensive points (6 goals, 4 assists), the most in the K League 1. Lee scored the winning goal in the first leg of the quarterfinal against Yokohama to give Ulsan a ticket to the Club World Cup. He assisted Mateusz’s comeback goal in the second leg. He also hit the post with a powerful shot. Sunday’s match will also feature an awards ceremony to present the trophy to Lee Dong-kyung, who was named the KFA’s Player of the Month in March.

Ulsan went 3-3 against Jeju in the league last season. They scored a total of 10 goals and conceded three. In the FA Cup quarterfinals, they drew 1-1 before losing 5-6 in a penalty shootout after extra time. Jeju have a new look this season under new coach Kim Hak-bum. Yuri Jonatan, who scored two goals against Ulsan last season (April 2, June 10), will be Ulsan’s main target.

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