The final round sets up the Super Match and the Suwon Derby. After playing with pride throughout the regular rounds, Suwon Samsung will have to come up with a result somehow.
Suwon defeated the Pohang Steelers 1-0 in the 33rd round of the Hana OneQ K League 1 2023 at Suwon World Cup Stadium on August 8 at 3:00 pm. With their sixth win of the season, Suwon kept their hopes of staying in the K League 1 alive with 25 points (6W, 7D, 20L, 29G, 51L, -22).
Suwon, coached by acting head coach Yeom Ki-hoon, lined up in a 4-3-3 formation. Kim Joo-chan, Mullich, and Bassani formed the back three. Kazuki, Lee Jong-sung, and Kim Bo-kyung formed the midfield. The back four consisted of Park Dae-won, Boultuis, Han Ho-gang, and Kim Tae-hwan. Yang Hyung-mo was in goal. On the bench were Ahn Chan-ki, Ko Myung-seok, Lee Kyu-seok, Ko Seung-beom, Jeon Jin-woo, Acosti, and Ahn Byung-joon.
Suwon looked shaky against Pohang in the early stages of the match, with an offensive line consisting of Lee Ho-jae, Hong Yun-sang, Kim Jong-woo, and Kim Seung-dae. However, it was Suwon who scored the first goal. In the 22nd minute, Kazuki crossed the ball into the danger zone. After a Basani touch, Kim Joo-chan got the second ball. He took a shot between two defenders and found the top right corner for a wonder goal.
The second half was just as intense. Suwon, who had taken the lead, and Pohang, who were on the offensive, battled back and forth. There was a flurry of action right up until the end of the match, but no further goals were scored. Suwon faced a numerical disadvantage when Lee Jong-sung was sent off in late stoppage time, but they held their nerve and held on to their lead. As a result, the fiercely contested match ended with a 1-0 victory for Suwon.
This concludes the regular round. In Final B, FC Seoul (7th, 47 points), Daejeon Hana Citizens (8th, 45 points), Jeju United (9th, 35 points), Suwon FC (10th, 31 points), Gangwon FC (11th, 26 points), and Suwon (12th, 25 points) will compete.
Suwon will play Seoul in the Super Match and Suwon FC in the Suwon Derby. This season, Suwon hasn’t smiled in either rivalry. In the Super Match, they 바카라사이트 lost 1-3, 0-1, and 0-1. In the Suwon Derby, they’ve lost 1-2, 1-2, and 0-2. Suwon dropped to their knees in back-to-back games with more than three points on the line and fell to the bottom of the table.
Now there’s nowhere to go but down. The team has five games left, including two rivalry matches, to get results at all costs. They must somehow escape from the bottom and avoid direct relegation, or leapfrog into ninth place and avoid the relegation playoffs.