Week listings and previews for our Korean Players Abroad. More goals for our Koreans mid-week. Augsburg striker Ji Dong-Won scored an impressive goal against one of the best goal keepers in the world Manuel Neuer. It was a great goal too. I will provide a link below. Match to watch this week: Augsburg vs Bayern Munich. They face each other again this weekend.Update: Korean FA Cup results in – and the final game = a supermatch! And we have a winner in the WK-League – find out who won…and in another post coming soon -exciting end of season down to the wire finish for K-League stuff, Jae weighing in on all that shortly – stay tuned!!
|Saturday||9:30 AM||Ji Dong-Won||Augsburg||Bayern Munich||Fox Sports 2|
|Saturday||9:30 AM||Koo Ja-Cheol||Augsburg||Bayern Munich||Fox Sports 2|
|Saturday||10:00 AM||Son Heung-Min||Tottenham||Leicester City||CNBC|
|Saturday||12:30 PM||Lee Chung-Yong||Crystal Palace||Liverpool||NBC|
|Saturday||12:30 PM||Park Joo-Ho||Dortmund||Schalke||Fox Sports 2|
|Sunday||9:00 AM||Suk Hyun-Jun||Trabzonspor||Rizespor||Nil|
|Sunday||10:30 AM||Kim Jin-Su||Hoffenheim||Hertha Berlin||Fox Sports 2|
|Sunday||4:00 PM||Ki Sung-Yueng||Swansea||@Stoke City||NBCSN|
Augsburg’s first choice striker Caiuby is still out. With the great goal he scored mid-week, Ji Dong-Won should start again this weekend too. Hopefully he can score once more against Bayern Munich.
Koo Ja-Cheol missed a PK this week, Thomas Muller also missed a PK in this game too. So don’t feel too bad Koo. As usual Koo Ja-Cheol should start for Augsburg. They really need a win as they haven’t won a game in ages.
Son Heung-Min has been a vital player for the Spurs these days, he should start against Leicester City. (More goals please Sonny)
Lee Chung-Yong hasn’t been getting playing time these last couple of games. He should make bench again.
Congratulations to Park Joo-Ho for finally starting last week. But he was quite poor so he was eventually subbed off. Borussia Dortmund’s first choice left back Marcel Schmelzer is still out, I expect Park Joo-Ho to make reserves this weekend.
Suk Hyun-Jun’s Trabzonspor finally won last week. Although he didn’t start. I expect Suk Hyun-Jun to either start or make the bench this week against Rizepor.
Kim Jin-Su hasn’t starting any league games and made no bench appearances this season. I expect it to be the same this week too.
Ki Sung-Yueng had a decent game last week against Watford. He should start this week against Stoke City.
EXTRA TIME: Tavern owner intruding on Nicole’s post: Korea FA CUP results in as midweek semifinals wrapped up and here are the Semifinal scorelines in case you missed it:
Ulsan 1 : 3 Suwon
Wild comeback for Suwon Bluewings as they came back from a 1:0 deficit to remarkably score 3 in the final minutes of regulation time! Suwon’s Brazilian player Jonathan equalized in the 81st minute, then into stoppage time, scored a double 2 minutes in -followed by Kwon Chang-hoon putting the game away with Suwon’s 3rd and final goal in the 94th minute. Utter disbelief for Horangi supporters who stormed the team bus post match:
I believe Yoon Jung-Hwan’s contract is set to expire without renewal…
FC Seoul 1 : 0 Bucheon 1995
Last July Bucheon turned in a giant killer performance to knock out Jeonbuk 2:3 in the QF to make it to Seoul for the semis. They couldn’t do it again as Dejan notched Seoul the lone goal to proceed to the title match.
So it’s a SUPERMATCH FA CUP FINAL!
The 2 leg title matches will be November 3oth and December 3
BTW, due to K-League team performances throughout the Asian Champions League + National team results, this happened:
— Taeguk Warriors (@taeguk_warrior) October 27, 2016
More from the Tavern’s twitter…
The calculation is based 30% on national team FIFA Rankings and 70% on the domestic league coefficient.
As for other nations, the UAE is ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia 3rd, Iran 4th, Qatar 5th, Japan 6th, Australia 7th and China 8th.
LAST but not least: Incheon Hyundai Steel Red Angels won the WK League Championship, their 4th title in a row with a 4-0 result in a 2nd leg victory over cross town rivals Incheon Daekyo (first leg 0-0). Congratulations!! Read the KFA’s match report here.