K League Classic 2016 Round 15 June 18 19The K League Classic continues this weekend with the 15th round of action. The key game this weekend is on Saturday evening between second from bottom Incheon United and league leaders and defending champions Jeonbuk Hyundai. The key game will have it’s own special post, including previews, prediction and head-to-head details (PLEASE CLICK HERE – Incheon United vs. Jeonbuk Hyundai June 18th).
We also have the 2nd Super Match of the season between FC Seoul and Suwon Bluewings also on Saturday evening. These two sides are having mixed fortunes so far this season, but things go out the window during the Super Match.

K League Classic 2016 League Table Update

K League Classic 2016 League Table June 17thAs we move into the hot summer months the league title has taken shape. Jeonbuk have a single point lead at the top over FC Seoul, Jeju United and Seongnam FC in 2nd through 4th.
At the other end of the table, Suwon FC are now bottom, but on the same points as Incheon United. Jeonnam Dragons & Suwon Bluewings a little above them.

K League Classic 2016 Round 15 Previews & Predictions

K League Classic 2016 Banner Round 15This round of games take place on Saturday (3) and Sunday (3). All of the games take place in the late afternoon to early evening. Here are our brief previews and predictions for the 15th round of 2016 K League Classic games;

Saturday June 11th 2016:

Incheon United vs. Jeonbuk Hyundai (6pm)

CLICK HERE FOR AN EXTENDED PREVIEW OF THIS GAME

FC Seoul vs. Suwon Bluewings (7pm)

This is the second Super Match of the season between the K Leagues 2 biggest sides. FC Seoul are only a point behind leaders Jeonbuk coming into this game, and have won their last 2 games. Suwon Bluewings on the other hand haven’t won in 4 games now and are in danger of entering the relegation battle. This is the 49th Super Match, and the last one ended 1-1. FC Seoul will be favorites to win, but as ever it will be close.
Prediction: 2 – 1

Jeju United vs. Pohang Steelers (7pm)

Jeju United have won 3 of their last 5, but their midweek game was a surprise 4-0 defeat at the hands of Sangju Sangmu. Pohang Steelers on the other hand won during the week 3-1 against Seongnam FC. That was their first win in 6 games. Earlier this season Pohang won the reverse fixture 1-0. Jeju at home are generally strong and we’re giving them the slight edge here.
Prediction: 2 – 1

Sunday June 12th 2016:

Ulsan Hyundai vs. Suwon FC (5pm)

Ulsan Hyundai lost for the first time in 5 games during the week, but are still sitting in the top half of the table. Suwon FC sadly dropped to the bottom of the league during the week after losing to Incheon United. Suwon FC have lost 6 of their last 7 league games. The previous game this season ended in a 1-1 draw. Ulsan Hyundai will be favorites here.
Prediction: 2 – 0

Sangju Sangmu vs. Jeonnam Dragons (7pm)

Sangju bounced back from 3 straight defeats by hammering Jeju United 4-0 on Wednesday. Jeonnam Dragons also won during the week beating Ulsan Hyundai 3-1. This is the 33rd game between these sides and Jeonnam have won 19 of those games. However Sangju won last time 4-3. This will be a close game and honestly it could go either way and therefore we see it ending in a draw.
Prediction: 1 – 1

Gwangju vs. Seongnam FC (7pm)

Gwangju come into this game looking to regain some form and find some luck. They’ve lost their last 2 games both 3-2. Seongnam FC are still in the championship picture but are slipping a little behind mainly due to the fact they’ve only won once in 5 games. The previous encounter Seongnam won 2-0, in fact Gwangju haven’t beaten Seongnam since November 2012. Seongnam on paper have the slight edge.
Prediction: 2 – 3

K League Classic 2016 logoK League Classic 2016 Round 15 Results & Photos

K League Classic 2016 Challenge Results banner june 18 19K League Classic 2016 Round 15 Results:

Saturday June 18th:
Incheon United 0 – 0 Jeonbuk Hyundai
FC Seoul 1 – 1 Suwon Bluewings
Jeju United 3 – 1 Pohang Steelers

Sunday June 19th:
Sangju Sangmu 3 – 2 Jeonnam Dragons
Gwangju 1 – 1 Seongnam FC
Ulsan Hyundai 1 – 0 Suwon FC

Photos:

Ulsan Hyundai KPOP June 18 (1)
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Ulsan Hyundai KPOP June 18
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Ulsan Hyundai KPOP June 18 (2)
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FC Seoul v Suwon Bluewings June 18 (1) FC Seoul v Suwon Bluewings June 18 (2) FC Seoul v Suwon Bluewings June 18 (3) FC Seoul v Suwon Bluewings June 18 Jeju United v Pohang Steelers June 18 Ulsan Hyundai v Suwon FC June 18 (1) Ulsan Hyundai v Suwon FC June 18

K League Challenge 2016 Round 18

K League Challenge 2016 Round 18 June 18 19The K League Challenge season moves into round 18 this weekend, the 5th round already this month. The highlight game of this round is the Sunday evening Mid-table clash between mangerless Seoul E-Land and 5th placed FC Anyang. Seoul sacked their manager Martin Rennie during the week and will be hoping to rejoin the playoff/promotion picture by changing things up.
Their is also the top of the table clash between joint-leaders Gangwon and Ansan Mugunghwa. It’s a real promotion 6 pointer.

K League Challenge 2016 League Table Update

K League Challenge 2016 League Table June 17The league table has started to breakup a little with obvious gaps at the top and bottom. Gangwon lead the way, ahead of Ansan on goal difference, Bucheon and Daegu complete the playoff places. Goyang and Gyeongnam a slight adrift at the bottom of the table.

K League Challenge 2016 Round 18 Predictions

K League Challenge 2016 Round 18 bannerThis round of games take place on Saturday (3) and Sunday (2). The games take place in the early evening. Here are our predictions for the 18th round of 2016 K League Challenge games;

Saturday June 18th 2016:

Busan I’Park vs. Bucheon 1995 (7pm)

Prediction: 0 – 2

Gyeongnam vs. Daegu (7pm)

Prediction: 1 – 1

Daejeon Citizen vs. Chungju Hummel (7pm)

Prediction: 1 – 0

Sunday June 19th 2016:

Seoul E-Land FC vs. FC Anyang (6pm)

Prediction: 2 – 2

Ansan Mugunghwa vs. Gangwon (7pm)

Prediction: 1 – 1

K League Challenge 2016 Round 18 Results

K League Classic 2016 Challenge Results banner june 18 19Saturday:
Busan I’Park 0 – 2 Bucheon 1995
Gyeongnam 2 – 1 Daegu
Daejeon Citizen 3 – 1 Chungju Hummel
Sunday:
Ansan Mugunghwa 3 – 1 Gangwon
Seoul E-Land 0 – 0 FC Anyang

Finally

For information on the all of our previous K League Round by Round Previews and More: CLICK HERE

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Tim
Modern Seoul
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