It’s ‘up and down’.
There is no ‘absolute one’. It is a different atmosphere from last season, when Incheon Hyundai Steel kept its first place and won the championship for 10 consecutive years. Even before the opening, there were many eyes that it would be ‘Uh-Hyun (the winner is Hyundai Steel anyway)’, but the game is changing.
The battle for the lead is fierce. As a result of the 10th round of the Hyundai Steel 2023 WK League played on the 9th, the leading position changed for the first time after the opening. From the 4th round, Hwacheon KSPO, which has been undefeated for 7 consecutive games (6 wins, 1 draw), has risen to first place after dropping Suwon FC Women.
Hwacheon KSPO defeated Changnyeong WFC 3-0. Natsuki Yoshimi, Eun-Joo Moon, and Soo-Bin Lee started scoring side by side. After scoring the first goal in the 15th minute of the first half, an additional goal 3 minutes later and a key goal in the 13th minute of the second half, he laughed. With 22 points (7 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses), Hwacheon KSPO beat Suwon FC (20 points) by 2 points and marked the first place of the season.
At the center of the rising trend is Lee Jeong-eun. He is responsible for the team’s attack with the league’s top scorer (7 goals). In the last 9th round against Seoul City Hall, he scored multiple goals and led the team to victory. Moon Eun-joo, who ranked second in assists, cannot be left out.
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Halfway through the season, the leaderboards fluctuate. Incheon Hyundai Steel, which once fell to 5th place, has risen to 3rd place (16 points). It was 2 wins and 4 losses until the opening 6 games, but from the 7th round, it laid the foundation for a rebound.
In the 7th round confrontation with Seoul City Hall, they drew 0-0 and ended their 4th consecutive loss, then swept 10 points by catching Mungyeong Sangmu, Changnyeong WFC and Suwon FC in succession. Gyeongju KHNP also rose to 4th place (14 points).
Suwon FC’s rise has been put on hold. Suwon FC, which had been on a ‘win-win’ streak with an undefeated streak of 8 consecutive matches, lost 1-2 to Incheon Hyundai Steel in the 10th round. The undefeated streak ended when they lost 1-0 to Mungyeong Sangmu in the ninth round, and suffered two consecutive losses. Hwacheon KSPO is slowing down by giving up first place for the first time this season.
In addition to the battle for the lead, 안전놀이터 the battle for the middle rank is also fierce. The difference between 3rd place Incheon Hyundai Steel and 5th place Mungyeong Sangmu (12 points) is 4 points. It is a gap that can be narrowed at any time.
Round 11 will be held on the 16th. Hwacheon KSPO meets Incheon Hyundai Steel, Suwon FC Women meets Sejong Sports Toto, Seoul City Hall meets Mungyeong Sangmu, and Changnyeong WFC meets Gyeongju KHNP.