Gangwon and Seongnam meet at Gangneung Stadium, in a match for the 3rd round of League K. The history of recent direct confrontations between these two teams indicates total balance, since there were 2 victories for each team in the last 4 games. The last head ‑ to ‑ head between these two teams, on 25‑09‑2019, ended with Seongnam winning (1‑0). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Gangwon presents significant differences between home and away results.
The home team is currently in 5th position, with 3 points won. In its debut, it won at home against Seoul, by (3‑1). On Matchday 2, they lost to Sangju Sangmu by (2‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 1 victory, 5 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 home matches Gangwon has recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. The team has not been very strong defensively, since it has always suffered goals in the last 10 matches, but its attack has marked regularly, since it has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of the last 14 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only got 2 comebacks. In the last 14 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 15 of their 33 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
It is too early to know how far teams can go, but Gangwon wants to have a good campaign. He wants to stay on top of the table, so he doesn’t think about losing points at home. Your opponent will not give you facilities, so you will have to double your attention. In the field, there must be a lot of homogeneity between the sectors, since this way they will have more possibilities of getting a marker in their favor. In this match the best available players will be found.
The visiting team is currently in 4th position, with 4 points won. In its debut, it won out against Gwangju by (0‑2). On Matchday 2, they tied at home against Incheon United by (0‑0). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 11 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in his stadium, with 12 goals scored and 14 suffered. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Seongnam have won 4, tied 2 and lost 4. In 15 games, they have never gotten a comeback in the 5 games in which they suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 14 away matches for all competitions: they have scored 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘); they have suffered 7 of their 17 goals between minutes (61’ ‑ 75 ‘).
Seongnam is undefeated in the South Korean championship and this is how it intends to continue. He has not suffered goals in the competition, that is, until now he has a solid defense. For playing away from home, this is very important, since not suffering goals will guarantee at least a draw. Therefore, he will try once again to remain undefeated, but at the same time he will try to surprise in the attack. In this match the best available players will be found.