The K League Classic moves into the 24th round of the season, this weekend maybe full of International fixtures but there are a number of interesting games in the K League Classic. September is another busy month with at least 5 games each and the Asian Games (being held in Incheon).
Suwon Bluewings and Busan I’Park played their game early due to International call ups. The match ended Suwon Bluewings 1 – 1 Busan I’Park.
K League Classic League Table
As there has now been 23 games played (2 thirds of the main season) and everybody has played each other twice and the table to starting to take shape. So for reference here is the latest K League Classic 2014 League Table; including Games Played, Points and Goal Difference:
The league table does make for interesting reading and there are a number of tight areas. However no one moved between rounds as last weekend there were a number of draws. Jeonbuk now lead just on goal difference with Pohang 2nd. Suwon, Jeonnam, Jeju and Ulsan complete the top half. FC Seoul lead the bottom half, with Incheon 8 points behind them. Sangju, Seongnam, Busan and finally Gyeongnam complete the picture.
K League Classic 2014 Round 24 Previews & Predictions
This weekends round of games are split between Saturday (3 games) and Sunday (2 games), and all games are in the evening or late afternoon. Here are brief previews of the K League Classic Round 24 Games;
Saturday September 6th 2014:
Jeonbuk Hyundai vs. Sangju Sangmu (4pm)
This Saturdays first game is between league leaders Jeonbuk Hyundai and 9th placed Sangju Sangmu.
Jeonbuk have lost their last 2 games and only lead on goal difference now.
Sangju Sangmu have only 1 win from their last 9 games.
Jeonbuk will be hoping to kick off September by winning this one.
Prediction: 3 – 1
Seongnam FC vs. Incheon United (5pm)
Saturdays 2nd game is between 2 sides battling against relegation 10th placed Seongnam and 8th placed Incheon United.
Seongnam have lost 3 games and of their last 5 games (drawing the other 2) and they are the leagues lowest goalscorers with only 15 goals.
Incheon United have 4 wins in their previous 6 games.
Incheon United will be slight favorites.
Prediction: 1 – 2
Jeju United vs. Jeonnam Dragons (7pm)
Saturdays final game is a middle table clash between 5th placed Jeju United and 4th placed Jeonnam Dragons.
Jeju United have 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats from their last 5 games.
Jeonnam have won their last 3 games on the bounce.
Jeju are good at home but Jeonnam are on form, and so a draw seems likely.
Prediction: 1 – 1
Sunday September 7th 2014:
Ulsan Hyundai vs.Gyeongnam (5pm)
Sundays first game is between 6th placed Ulsan Hyundai and bottom side Gyeongnam.
Ulsan have lost 2 but of their previous 3 games.
Gyeongnam are inconsistent 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats in their previous 5.
Ulsan have home advantage and will start as favorites.
Prediction: 1 – 0
Pohang Steelers vs. FC Seoul (7pm)
Sundays second game is between 2nd placed Pohang Steelers and 7th placed FC Seoul.
FC Seoul have only lost once in their last 12 games, and beat Pohang over 2 legs in the ACL recently.
Pohang Steelers have won 3 of their previous 5 games.
Both sides are on form and the ACL games showed they’re evenly matched, a draw seems the likely outcome.
Prediction: 1 – 1
K League Classic 2014 Round 24 Results
Saturday September 6th
Jeonbuk Hyundai 2 – 0 Sangju Sangmu
Seongnam FC 2 – 0 Incheon United
Jeju United 6 – 2 Jeonnam Dragons
Sunday September 7th
Ulsan Hyundai 2 – 1 Gyeongnam
Pohang Steelers 0 – 1 FC Seoul
Pictures and Instagram Posts from K League Classic Round 24
K League Classic 2014 Round 24 Predictions Round Up
2 correct with no perfect scores. But at least this week there were no draws.
K League Challenge 2014
The K League Challenge has a full schedule of games this weekend.
For information on the previous round of K League Classic action, K League Classic 2014 Round 23 CLICK HERE.
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