K-League 1: Ulsan overcomes Daegu 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

ULSAN. Ulsan succeeded in turn the table against Daegu.


ULSAN. Ulsan found a way to turn the table against Daegu. It was Daegu to score first with a goal from Jose Joaquim Carvalho. However, later Ulsan found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with J. Amano (54′), Vako (77′) and Um Won-Sang (90′). Ulsan was vastly superior ball possession (66%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium stadium in Ulsan on Saturday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Dong-Sik Jeong who had the assistance of Jae-Yong Yang and Ji-Wook Kim. The 4th official was Yong-Woo Kim. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 19.8 degrees Celsius or 67.68 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 44%.​

Match Statistics

Ulsan was in firm control of the ball 66% while Daegu was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Ulsan was more aggressive with 92 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Ulsan won the match.

Ulsan shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Daegu shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Ulsan. On the opposite side, Daegu received 3 yellow cards (Jose Joaquim Carvalho, Hong Chul and Lee Yong-Rae).

After this contest, Ulsan will have 20 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Daegu will stay with 8 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    Jose Joaquim Carvalho (Penalty)

  • 27'

    Um Won-Sang

    Kim Min-Jun

  • 45'

    Jose Joaquim Carvalho

  • 46'

    Yun Il-Lok

    Lee Gyu-Seong

  • 54'

    J. Amano

  • 65'

    Hong Chul

  • 72'

    Koh Myong-Jin

    Park Yong-Woo

  • 77'


  • 80'

    Lee Yong-Rae

    Kim Hee-Seung

  • 80'

    Ahn Yong-Woo

    B. Lamas

  • 85'

    Lee Yong-Rae

  • 86'

    Jang Seong-Won

    Hwang Jae-Won

  • 89'

    Jung Chi-In

    Lee Keun-Ho

  • 89'

    Oh Hoo-Sung

    Lee Jin-Yong

  • 90'

    Um Won-Sang

Next match

In the upcoming K-League 1 match, Ulsan will play away with Suwon Bluewings on the 5th of May with a 17-12 head to head record in favor of Ulsan (17 draws).

Daegu will play away against Pohang Steelers on the 5th of May with a 12-10 head to head stats in favor of Pohang Steelers (9 draws).

Ulsan: Formation and Lineups

Ulsan started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Myung-Bo Hong chose to play with the following team: Hyeon-woo Jo (6.4), Tae-hwan Kim (6.8), Lim Jong Eun (6.4), Young-Gwon Kim (6.8), Young-woo Seol (6.6), Kyu-seong Lee (6.5), Yong-uh Park, Yong-uh Park (7.0), Jun Amano (8.0), Min-jun Kim (6.3), Leonardo (6.9) and Valeri Qazaishvili (7.9).


Ulsan made 3 changes: Kim Min-Jun for Um Won-Sang (27′), Lee Gyu-Seong for Yun Il-Lok (46′) and Park Yong-Woo for Koh Myong-Jin (72′).

Top player: Jun Amano

Probably the most impressive player in Ulsan was Jun Amano.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 39 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 18. He performed 12 crosses.

Daegu: Formation and Lineups

Daegu started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

On the opposite side, Alexandre Torreira da Gama Lima Casado played with: Seung-hun Oh (7.1), Jae Won Hwang (6.1), Tae-uk Jeong (6.4), Jin-hyeok Kim, Jeong-un Hong (6.8), Jin-hyeok Kim (6.2), Chul Hong (6.4), Bruno Lamas (6.4), Jin-yong Lee (6.5), Kim Hee-Seung (6.3), Keun-ho Lee (7.0) and Zeca (7.2).


Daegu made 5 changes: B. Lamas for Ahn Yong-Woo (80′), Kim Hee-Seung for Lee Yong-Rae (79′), Hwang Jae-Won for Jang Seong-Won (86′), Lee Keun-Ho for Jung Chi-In (89′) and Lee Jin-Yong for Oh Hoo-Sung (89′).

Top player: Zeca

Probably the most impressive player in Daegu was Zeca.

His rating is (7.2) with 1 goal, 18 passes (50% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 12.

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