[2023-24 AFC Champions League] In the 3rd round, the K-League regained its pride with a record of 3 wins and 1 loss out of 4 matches. The K-League
clubs that set out to conquer the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL) recorded all wins in the 1st and 4th rounds. After the second round, where he lost his pride by recording 2 wins and 2 losses, he returned to the third round with a good record of 3 wins and 1 loss out of 4 matches.
There are a total of 4 K League teams competing in the Asian Champions League this season. Starting with last year’s K-League defending champion Ulsan Hyundai, FA Cup champion Jeonbuk Hyundai, Pohang Steelers ranked 3rd in the league, and Incheon United ranked 4th in the league and are challenging the Asian stage for the first time since the club was founded.
Pohang recorded victory in a difficult expedition, and Ulsan achieved perfect revenge.
|Among the K League teams, Pohang Steelers and Ulsan Hyundai, who were the first to play in the third round, each recorded perfect victories. |
First, Pohang, who met Champions League defending champion Urawa Reds Diamonds (Japan), showed a perfect performance and earned three valuable points in a difficult trip to Japan.
Pohang, led by coach Kim Ki-dong, faced Urawa Reds in the third match of Group J of the Asian Champions League held at Saitama 2002 Stadium in Japan at 19:00 on the 24th (Korean time). Thanks to the winning goal, they recorded 3 consecutive wins in the group stage, ending the difficult Champions League away schedule with a bang.
Pohang, who defeated Wuhan Sanjeon (China) at home in the second game, and Urawa Reds, the strongest opponent to threaten Pohang in Group J, recorded 9 points and moved up to the top of the group, giving them the green light to advance to the tournament. .
As news of victory came from Japan, Ulsan Hyundai, who had been gritting their teeth and dreaming of revenge in Korea, built up their pride by recording a perfect victory against Johor Darul Takzim (Malaysia), who had inflicted the pain of two consecutive losses last season.
Ulsan, led by coach Hong Myung-bo, achieved a perfect 3-1 victory against Johor Darul Takzim in the third match of Group I of the Asian Champions League held at Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium at 19:00 on the 24th, scoring as many as three goals in the first half alone. .
In the 5th minute of the first half, captain Seung-Hyeon Jeong received Rubikson’s cross from a corner kick and finished with a right-footed shot to take the lead.
Rubiksson, who recorded assists in the 12th and 18th minutes of the first half, scored consecutive goals and took the lead early in the first half.
Later, in the 36th minute of the first half, Kim Tae-hwan was sent off for accumulating warnings, and Ulsan ended up conceding a goal in the 8th minute of the second half thanks to Johor Bergson’s powerful mid-range shot.
Ulsan was briefly shaken by conceding a goal, but showed class even when one player was missing and ended the game without conceding any additional goals.
With this win, Ulsan, who had fallen to 3rd place in the group with 1 win and 1 loss, recorded 3 consecutive wins and returned to 2nd place in the group, following Kawasaki Frontale (Japan), which settled in 1st place in the group, maintaining its hopes of advancing to the tournament.
Incheon suffered a disappointing defeat after a bloody battle, and Jeonbuk suffered a disappointing victory despite winning.
Incheon smiled by recording wins in the first and second rounds, but was unable to continue their winning streak in the third round.
Incheon United, coached by Cho Seong-hwan, who attracted attention with the Priest Derby, lost to Shandong Taishan (China), coached by Choi Kang-hee, who is well-known in the K-League.
Incheon United, led by coach Cho Sung-hwan, collapsed after conceding two consecutive goals to Shandong Taishan’s powerful foreign striker in the third match of Group G of the Asian Champions League held at Incheon Soccer Stadium at 19:00 on the 25th.
Incheon, who pressed Shandong with momentum from the beginning of the first half, swallowed their disappointment when Moon Ji-hwan’s header hit the goal post. Afterwards, Gerso and Mugosa each threatened Shandong’s goal with threatening shots, but they ended up in vain.
Incheon dominated the game throughout the first half, but failed to score a goal and ultimately allowed a goal to Shandong’s threatening foreign attackers in the second half.
Incheon conceded the first goal in the 13th minute of the second half with a powerful right-footed shot by Brazilian striker Crizan, who was brought on to the pitch as a substitute. In the 43rd minute of the second half, Incheon conceded an additional goal to former Belgian national team midfielder Marouane Fellaini, ultimately suffering defeat.
Incheon, which had been the sole leader of the group with 3 consecutive wins, fell to 2nd place in the group after losing to Shandong on the winner-take-all principle.
By the time the news of Incheon’s disappointing defeat came, the news of a perfect victory rang out in Jeonju.
Jeonbuk, who suffered a shock loss to Bangkok United (Thailand) on an away trip in the second round, succeeded in regaining their pride by scoring three goals against Lion City Sailors (Singapore) at home.
Jeonbuk Hyundai, led by coach Dan Petrescu, took the lead against Singapore’s emerging powerhouse Lion City in the third match of Group F of the Asian Champions League held at Jeonju World Cup Stadium at 19:00 on the 25th, with Jun Amano scoring the first goal with a powerful left-footed mid-range shot in the 5th minute of the first half. recorded.
Later, in the 33rd minute of the first half, Lee Dong-jun’s powerful cross hit the Lion City central defender and led to an own goal, sealing the win.
After that, Jeonbuk continued to bully Lion City, ending with Moon Seon-min’s key goal in the 12th minute of the second half.
Jeonbuk, which was in crisis after losing to Bangkok in the second round, smiled by recording a victory in the third game, but was unable to regain first place in the group.
This is because Bangkok, who recorded a 1-2 win over Kitchi SC in the third round and recorded 9 points, beat Jeonbuk, who had only 6 points, by 3 points.
In the end, Jeonbuk, who maintained second place in the group, was unable to regain first place despite winning and was disappointed.
온라인카지노In the third round of the Asian Champions League in the East Asia region, which was held for two days from the 24th to the 25th, the four teams of the Korean K League succeeded in regaining their pride.
On the other hand, the 4 Japanese J-League teams, who had prided themselves by winning all 4 of their games in the second round, faltered with 2 wins and 2 losses, while the 3 Chinese Super League teams, who collapsed by recording all 3 losses in the 2nd round, recorded all 3 wins. I saved my pride.
This Champions League schedule, which completed all three rounds until the 25th, will start with the fourth round schedule on the 7th and 8th of next month and complete the group league schedule by December 6th.