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Suwon Samsung Bluewings visit Seoul World Cup Stadium on Saturday for the K League 1 game with hosts FC Seoul.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for FC Seoul v Suwon Samsung Bluewings can be seen below (including the best match odds).
FC Seoul go into this fixture following a 0-0 K League 1 drawn game versus Jeju United.
In that match, FC Seoul managed 43% possession and 14 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. For their opponents, Jeju United had 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target.
It’s not been often in recent times that FC Seoul have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, FC Seoul have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 8 goals during that time.
Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Suwon Samsung Bluewings head into the game following a 2-3 K League 1 win over Suwon FC in their most recent game.
In that match, Suwon Samsung Bluewings managed 25% possession and 14 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Suwon Samsung Bluewings, goals were scored by Maxwell Acosty (45') and Byong-Jun An (54'). Suwon FC had 25 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Hyun Kim (61') was the scorer for Suwon FC.
Looking at their form, and Suwon Samsung Bluewings have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 11 goals in all. At the back, Suwon Samsung Bluewings have not been doing too well. Despite that, time will tell if that trend shall be maintained in this game or not.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 19/06/2022 tells us that FC Seoul have won 4 of them and Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A combined total of 11 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 7 from FC Seoul and 4 for Blue Wings. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.83.
The last league contest between these sides was K League 1 match day 29 on 02/09/2023 which ended up with the score at Suwon Samsung Bluewings 0-1 FC Seoul.
That day, Suwon Samsung Bluewings managed 56% possession and 15 shots on goal with 7 on target.
For their opponents, FC Seoul got 13 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Stanislav Iljutcenko (2') was the scorer.
Team News: FC Seoul
The FC Seoul boss Ik-soo An will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match with a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Due to a mostly healthy group, there is only the lone fitness worry for the Suwon Samsung Bluewings manager Byung-keun Lee to be concerned with. Sung-geun Choi (Knee injury) misses out for this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Suwon Samsung Bluewings have the capability to breach the defence of this FC Seoul side, however it possibly won’t quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We reckon that it will be a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for FC Seoul at the end of this one. It should be a decent one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Seoul World Cup Stadium (66,704)
Captain: Stanislav Iljutcenko
Chairman: Tae-soo Huh
Manager: Ik-soo An
Competitions: K League 1 position 7