National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Jeonbuk Motors or Gwangju that keep their silverware dream alive.
It's no vacation for neither Jeonbuk nor Gwangju as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.
Jeonbuk Motors form and stats
Overall K-League 1 stats playing at home this season for Jeonbuk Motors are 5-1-3 (wins-draws-losses).
In their previous game, the manager Petrescu led his Jeonbuk Motors to a defeat away at Gwangju. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Jeonju World Cup Stadium.Before that match, a K-League 1 win away at Gangwon.
The betting market estimate that the home team has about 55-60% chance of winning this match. There could be betting value if you think differently, so to help you here are the stats from Jeonbuk Motors's earlier matches at home being 55%-60% favourite: Played 7 games, won 4 matches, drawn 2 and lost 1.
Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the K-League 1 game versus Jeju United in only three days. This game is also played here at Jeonju World Cup Stadium.
Jeonbuk are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 13 goals in 9 games. Jeonbuk Motors have only conceded 7 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.
Gwangju form and statsGwangju was sent out of Korean Cup in the round of 16 last season.
3 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses. That’s the product of Gwangju playing as the away team in the K-League 1 this season.
Impressive finishing from Lee and Lee secured the home win 2-0 against Jeonbuk Motors in their previous game.A 1-1 draw at Daejeon Citizen's stadium before that.
After this away game Gwangju return home for a K-League 1 game against Ulsan. That game is only four sleeps after this.
Gwangju have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 9 league away games 11 goals have been scored. Gwangju's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 14 goals from these trips.
Head 2 Head
Jeonbuk Motors-Gwangju H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Jeonbuk Motors eight wins, Gwangju one win, one draw. six of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).
Jeonbuk Motors missing players
Gwangju missing players
|96%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||92%||88%|
|80%||83%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||75%||76%|
|36%||42%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||33%||40%|
|16%||25%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||25%||24%|
|4%||8%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||8%||12%|
|28%||33%||Clean Sheets||C S||33%||44%|
|28%||17%||Failed to Score||F T||25%||32%|
|4.2||4.2||Corners for (avg)||C F||4.6||4.8|
|4||3.4||Corners against (avg)||C A||4.9||4|
|1.7||1.7||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2.2||2|
|3||2||Red cards||R C||0||1|
|11.1||11.3||Shots (avg)||S (||10||12.3|
|4.5||4.3||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||4.2||5.2|
|30%||40%||Goal Efficiency||G E||27%||29%|
|11||10.5||Shots against (avg)||S A||11.3||10.8|
|4||3.6||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||4.6||4.4|