The 2020 Korean League season kicks off with defending champions Jeonbuk (JEO) hosting last season’s eighth-placed Suwon (SSB).
SSB’s overseas signing Adam Taggart (FWD) was the top scorer in Korean League season. The Australia international scored 20 goals in 33 appearances. JEO’s Song Beom-Keun (GK) kept the joint-most clean sheets last season – 15.
JEO registered two wins in three matches against SSB in Korean League 2019 season. They scored seven goals and conceded only one goal.
09.03.2019 – Suwon 0-4 Jeonbuk
23.06.2019 – Jeonbuk 1-1 Suwon
28.09.2019 – Jeonbuk 2-0 Suwon
Song Beom-Keun (GK) – The 22-year-old, who had a great 2019, produced some brilliant saves in the 2-1 defeat against Yokohama in the 2020 AFC League Matchday 1.
Hong Jeong-ho (DEF) – The centre-back was named in the Korean League Best XI last season. He played a crucial role in JEO’s opening goal in the 2020 AFC League match against Sydney.
Kim Jin-Su (DEF) – Kim registered a goal and four assists in the 2019 Korean League season. The left-back featured in both games for JEO in the 2020 AFC League.
Kim Bo-Kyung (MID) – The 30-year-old attacking midfielder scored 12 goals and eight assists for Ulsan and won the Most Valuable Player award in Korean League last season. He has already registered an assist in the 2020 AFC League.
Murilo Henrique (MID) – Murilo made an impact for his new club in his second appearance as the Brazilian’s attempt on goal led to Han Kyo-Won’s (FWD) equaliser in the 2-2 draw against Sydney in the AFC League clash.
Hong Chul (DEF) – Hong, a left-back, has been a consistent performer in Korean League over the years. He clinched four assists and a goal in the 2019 season.
Doneil Henry (DEF) – The Canadian played for American League side Vancouver last season and netted four goals. He played in SSB’s both AFC League matches in 2020.
Terry Antonis (MID) – The 26-year-old was signed in July 2019 and provided an assist in his debut. He ended the season on a high, registering two assists in the last two games.
Adam Taggart (FWD) – Taggart had a dream debut season in Korean League. He scored in five consecutive games, and found the net against JEO in the 1-1 draw.
Captain Picks: Choi Chul-Soon (JEO), Kim Jin-Su (JEO) & Hong Chul (SSB)
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