Betting preview: Seoul vs Pohang Steelers should be interesting

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Competition: Korea Republic K-League 1
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 07:30 (UTC)
Venue: Seoul World Cup Stadium (66080 seats)

A home win is expected from this fixture if the league table is anything to judge by. The Seoul fans are optimistic that the difference between 4th and Pohang Steelers's 9th place in the table will show on the pitch.

Insights:
  • Seoul haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Pohang Steelers is in the worst form (0-2-4)

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Seoul and Pohang Steelers.

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Seoul form and stats

Seoul must be fairly happy with 6 points from their first three K-League 1 games here at Seoul World Cup Stadium.

Seoul lost their last game at Ulsan (placed 2nd) after a 2-3 scoreline. Preceding that match was the home game against Gangwon that was lost 0-1.

Han-been Yang had a busy but productive day in the Ulsan match. Despite making six saves the loss could not be prevented.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Seoul, as the FA Cup home game vs Seoul E. is only four days away.

Seoul have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Seoul World Cup Stadium with 5 goals in 3 league matches. Seoul are not conceding a lot of goals here at Seoul World Cup Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 2 from 3 matches.

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Pohang Steelers form and stats

Pohang Steelers are doing rather OK so far in their away games in the K-League 1, having played 3 games and collected 3 points (1 win, 0 draws and 2 losses). Steelers seem to be suffering from homesickness with two consecutive losses away. Third time lucky?

Steelers's previous game was their home loss versus Jeonbuk Motors (1-3). Preceding that match was the 0-0 draw at home vs Daegu.

The visiting Steelers have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 4 goals from 3 games. Steelers have conceded 4 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: four wins for Seoul, one draw and five wins for Pohang Steelers. Over 2,5 goals: seven times; under 2,5 goals: three games.

Top Goalscorers

SeoulS. Ki
S. Ki
3 goals
SeoulS. Na
S. Na
3 goals
Pohang SteelersM. Song
M. Song
3 goals

Seoul missing players

Pohang Steelers missing players

Seoul Pohang Steelers
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
8 3 1 Played P 0 3 8
4 2 1 Won W 0 1 2
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 2
4 1 0 Lost L 0 2 4
10 5 3 Scored S 0 4 8
9 2 0 Conceded C 0 4 12
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 88%
62% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 67% 75%
50% 67% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 67% 62%
12% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 25%
12% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
38% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 67% 62%
25% 33% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 12%
38% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 38%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.1 0.3 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.3 1.6
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
12.4 13.3 16 Shots (avg) S ( 0 9.7 9.6
4.9 5.7 8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 4.3 3.4
26% 29% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 31% 30%
Key stats in K-League 1 this season:
  • Pohang Steelers have the most conceded goals in the first half (8) in K-League 1
  • Pohang Steelers is in the worst form (0-2-4)
  • Seoul haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Jeonbuk Motors 8 6 2 0 17 7 4 3 1 0 8 4 4 3 1 0 9 3 10 20
2 Ulsan 8 5 2 1 15 6 4 3 1 0 11 3 4 2 1 1 4 3 9 17
3 Suwon Bluewings 8 3 3 2 8 6 5 2 1 2 5 6 3 1 2 0 3 0 2 12
4 Seoul 8 4 0 4 10 9 3 2 0 1 5 2 5 2 0 3 5 7 1 12
5 Seongnam 8 3 3 2 5 4 4 2 1 1 3 2 4 1 2 1 2 2 1 12
6 Gwangju 8 3 1 4 10 9 4 2 0 2 4 4 4 1 1 2 6 5 1 10
7 Jeju United 8 1 6 1 6 6 4 1 3 0 4 3 4 0 3 1 2 3 0 9
8 Gangwon 8 2 3 3 7 12 3 1 1 1 3 3 5 1 2 2 4 9 -5 9
9 Pohang Steelers 8 2 2 4 8 12 5 1 2 2 4 8 3 1 0 2 4 4 -4 8
10 Incheon United 8 2 1 5 9 12 4 2 1 1 6 3 4 0 0 4 3 9 -3 7
11 Daegu 8 1 4 3 8 12 5 1 3 1 5 7 3 0 1 2 3 5 -4 7
12 Suwon 8 1 3 4 6 14 3 1 1 1 3 3 5 0 2 3 3 11 -8 6

Read more about K-League 1

The K League 1 is the top level of the South Korean football league pyramid. It was founded in 1983 as the Korean Super League, later renamed K League Classic and in 2018 renamed K League 1. It currently has twelve teams playing 33 fixtures each, then enter championship and relegation rounds.