K-League 1: Ulsan recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Seoul 2-1

SEOUL. Ulsan was capable to turn the table against Seoul to win 2-1.


SEOUL. Ulsan was able to turn the table against Seoul to win 2-1. It was Seoul to strike first with an early goal of A. Palocevic at the 7′. Then it was a goal in the 77′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Um Won-Sang gave the win to Ulsan in the 89′ minute with a goal. Seoul was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (67%).​

The match was played at the Seoul World Cup Stadium stadium in Seoul on Wednesday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Dae-Yong Kim with the assistance of Jung-Min Lee and Ji-Wook Kim. The 4th official was Young-Su Kim. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 26.7 degrees Celsius or 79.99 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 61%.​

Match Statistics

Seoul was in firm control of the ball 67% while Ulsan was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Ulsan was more aggressive with 92 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Ulsan won the match.​

Seoul shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, Ulsan shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target.


Seoul received 2 yellow cards (A. Palocevic and Hwang In-Beom). On the opposite side, Ulsan received 2 yellow cards (Yun Il-Lok and Park Yong-Woo).

After this contest, Seoul will stay with 21 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Ulsan will have 36 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    A. Palocevic

    Cho Young-Wook

  • 27'

    Um Won-Sang

    Choi Gi-Yun

  • 31'

    Yun Il-Lok

  • 46'

    Kang Seong-Jin

    Jung Han-Min

  • 46'

    Hwang Hyun-Soo


  • 46'

    Ki Sung-Yueng

    Cho Ji-Hun

  • 50'

    A. Palocevic

  • 52'

    J. Amano

    Yun Il-Lok

  • 59'

    Lee Chung-Yong

    Lee Gyu-Seong

  • 76'

    Hwang In-Beom

  • 77'


  • 77'

    Ko Kwang-Min

    Hwang In-Beom

  • 88'

    Park Yong-Woo

  • 89'

    Um Won-Sang

  • 90'

    L. Leonardo

Next match

In the upcoming K-League 1 match, Seoul will host Incheon United on the 25th of June with a 17-13 head to head stats in favor of Seoul (13 draws).

Ulsan will host Seongnam on the 26th of June with a 15-13 head to head statistic in favor of Ulsan (5 draws).

Seoul: Formation and Lineups

Seoul started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Ik-Soo Ahn chose to play with the following team: Han-been Yang (6.5), Jong-kyu Yun (6.6), Seok-yeong Cho, Sang-min Lee (6.8), Osmar Barba (7.1), Tae-seok Lee (6.2), Ji-hun Jo (6.6), Cho Young Wook (6.2), Aleksandar Paločević (7.1), In-Beom Hwang (7.0), Han-min Jung (6.7) and Dong-jin Park (6.2).


Seoul made 4 changes: Jung Han-Min for Kang Seong-Jin (46′), Osmar for Hwang Hyun-Soo (46′), Cho Ji-Hun for Ki Sung-Yueng (46′) and Hwang In-Beom for Ko Kwang-Min (77′).

Top player: Aleksandar Paločević

Probably the most impressive player in Seoul was Aleksandar Paločević.

His rating is (7.1) with 1 goal, 46 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

Ulsan: Formation and Lineups

Ulsan started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Myung-Bo Hong played with: Hyeon-woo Jo (6.2), Young-woo Seol (7.1), Kee-hee Kim (7.4), Young-Gwon Kim (7.0), Myeong-jae Lee (7.4), Choi Gi-Yun (6.4), Yong-uh Park (7.1), Kyu-seong Lee (6.5), Il-Lok Yun (6.3), Valeri Qazaishvili (7.2), Leonardo (7.1).


Ulsan made 3 changes: Choi Gi-Yun for Um Won-Sang (27′), Yun Il-Lok for J. Amano (52′) and Lee Gyu-Seong for Lee Chung-Yong (59′).

Top player: Won-sang Eom

Probably the most impressive player in Ulsan was Won-sang Eom.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 18 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 27′.

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