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Pohang Steelers and Seoul meet at Steelyard Stadium, in a match for the 16 th round of the K League. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 11-04-2018, Seoul won at home by (2- 1). The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 8 matches won 5, drew 2 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, in 06 -05-2017, for the K League, Pohang Steelers won by (3-2). Lulinha (56 ‘e 90’) and Dong-Woon Sim (84 ‘) scored the goals of the game, for Pohang Steelers, and D. Damjanović (11’ e 54 ‘), for Seoul. The Seoul presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this game the home factor may be decisive.
The home team is currently in the 8 th position of the league, with 19 points won, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Suwon Bluewings, by (1-1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Gyeongnam, by (2-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in away matches; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. For the league, Pohang Steelers won 11 points out of 24 possible points, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 8 home matches.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 home matches. In their home matches there are a few frequent results at half-time: 0-0 (4 out of 8 matches) and 1-0 (3 out of 8 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it has not been very strong defensively. In 15 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never got the comeback. In the last 17 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 10 of their 28 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Pohang Steelers has so far played a total of 8 home games for the K-League of 2018, winning 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, scoring a total of 8 goals and suffering another 8, remaining with an average per game of 1 goal scored and 1 suffered, showing an average performance in both sectors. In all its games, its best moment was in the second half, a period in which it scored 9 goals, with a highlight for the Brazilian Léo Gamelo, with 5 goals and 1 assistance. For this match the home team arrives in 2 consecutive games without beating, being that acting at home has also encountered difficulties, because it does not know a victory in 4 games, being 2 defeats and 2 draws, registering in the final score few goals, since he only scored goals in 1 match.
The away team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 16 points won, after 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Jeonbuk Motors, by (0-4). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Daegu, by (2-2). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 8 goals scored and 18 conceded; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 20 goals scored and 16 suffered. In the last 8 away matches Seoul has a record of 5 draws and 3 losses, so they have won 5 points out of 24 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 8 away matches. In the matches played outside of their stadium there are some more frequent results: at the end of the first 45 ‘0-0 (4 in 7 matches) and at the end of the match 0-0 (3 in 7 matches). Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 5 of the last 8 they played there were less than 3 goals. In 15 matches in this tournament, they have conceded the first goal 4 times and have only won 1 result. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 9 away matches for all competitions: they have suffered 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Analyzing the games as a visitor in the K-League of 2018, Seoul played a total of 8 matches so far, winning 5 draws and 3 losses, scoring a total of 5 goals and suffering 8, leaving an average of 0.62. goals scored and 1 suffered, showing great offensive difficulties. In all its games, its best moment was in the first 15 minutes of the match, when it scored 4 goals, with highlights for midfielder Ko Yo-Han and for Anderson Lopes, each with 3 goals scored. The visiting team arrives at this match without knowing victories in 3 consecutive games, being that acting away from home does not win 10 games ago, being 4 defeats and 6 draws. The final score was more than 1.5 goals on 5 occasions and he did not score goals in 6 games.
Pohang vs Seoul head to head matches
11.04.18 KL1 Seoul Pohang 2 : 1
24.09.17 KL1 Seoul Pohang 1 : 1
12.07.17 KL1 Seoul Pohang 1 : 0
06.05.17 KL1 Pohang Seoul 3 : 2
31.07.16 KL1 Seoul Pohang 2 : 0