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The K League 1 fixture at Jeonju World Cup Stadium on Saturday will see home side Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors fighting it out with opponents Gwangju FC.
Our Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors v Gwangju FC tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - along with the latest match odds.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors will play in this game coming off the back of a 1-1 K League 1 drawn match vs Incheon United.
In that match, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors managed 52% possession and 4 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, Incheon United got 10 shots at goal with 2 on target.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games that Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors have shown defensive steel. In fact, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 9 goals along the way.
In their previous game, Gwangju FC drew 1-1 in the K League 1 match with Daegu FC.
In that match, Gwangju FC had 69% possession and 9 shots at goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Gwangju FC was Beka Mikeltadze (19'). For their opponents, Daegu FC got 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
For 5 of the prior six clashes featuring Gwangju FC, a relatively low number of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game during that period comes to a paltry 1.67, with the average goals for Gwangju being 0.83. Let’s find out if that trend can be continued on in this game.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 11/08/2021 tells us that Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors have won 5 of these games & Gwangju FC 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 0.
A sum of 15 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 12 for Green Warriors and 3 coming from Gwangju. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The previous league fixture between these sides was K League 1 match day 31 on 24/09/2023 when the final score was Gwangju FC 0-1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.
On that day, Gwangju FC had 66% possession and 21 shots on goal with 5 on target.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors got 7 shots on goal with 3 on target.
Team News: Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
The Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors manager Dan Petrescu has no fitness worries to speak of before this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Gwangju FC
In an otherwise healthy group, there is only the one fitness issue for the Gwangju FC manager Jung-hyo Lee to be concerned about. Jun-hyeok Choi (unknown injury) won’t be playing here.
In our opinion, Gwangju FC certainly have the ability to score against this Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors team, but it isn’t expected to be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors when all is said and done. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Stadium: Jeonju World Cup Stadium (42,477)
Captain: Jeong-ho Hong
Chairman: Eui-sun Chung
Manager: Dan Petrescu
Competitions: K League 1 position 4, FA Cup (Final), AFC Champions League (Group F)