Suwon Samsung coach Lee Byung-geun, who narrowly escaped relegation last year and is preparing for the new season with an attitude of self-confidence, revealed his rivalry with FC Seoul from Media Day.
Coach Lee Byeong-geun attended the ‘Hana One Q K League 1 2023 Opening Media Day’ held at The-K Hotel Seoul in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul on the 20th. At this meeting, the host asked for the top 4 teams (top 4 teams) this season as a common question.
The coaches first picked Ulsan and Jeonbuk, and then Incheon and Seoul received a lot of votes even while expressing their opinions. Ahead of this season, Incheon recruited Shin Jin-ho, Zerso, Mpoku, Kwon Jin-jin, and Cheon Seong-hoon. Seoul embraced Hwang Eui-jo, who chose a short-term lease, and Im Sang-hyeop, Willian, Park Soo-il, Kwon Wan-gyu, Lee Si-young, Choi Cheol-won, and Kim Kyung-min.
With the two teams reinforcing their power through many recruits, the coaches scrambled to positively predict the final rankings of Incheon and Seoul. When asked to predict the quarterfinals, Seoul coach Ahn Ik-soo, who received good reviews, showed a cautious attitude, saying, “Aside from Ulsan and Jeonbuk, the remaining 10 teams will compete for two spots.” 토토사이트
Then coach Lee Byeong-geun said, “Jeonbuk, Ulsan, and Incheon are strong candidates.” “Seoul came out a lot, but if (Seoul) goes to the semifinals, I think my stomach will hurt. I want to take the place of Suwon.” It showed that he was conscious of Seoul even before the start of the full-scale season.
Lee Ki-je, who captained the Suwon team this season, also chose Seoul as the team he wanted to win 3 times, expressing his caution, saying, “It’s a super match. . Not to be outdone, Ilyuchenko, the foreign captain of Seoul, responded by saying, “The Super Match is an important match for fans as well. I want to win as many times as possible.”
Meanwhile, the ‘Super Match’ between Seoul and Suwon, representing the K-League, will be held on April 22nd (Sat) at the Seoul World Cup Stadium. In last year’s four head-to-head matches, Seoul took a narrow lead with 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss.