ACL 2016 Round 1 Preview

This week sees the first round of the Group Stages of the 2016 ACL and for many of the teams it’s that much awaited first competitive match of the season and the chance to showcase the new additions to the squad. The first round has a couple of matches which even at this early stage…

And then there was one…. an ACL Nightmare

Only two weeks ago we were brimming with hope and dreaming of all-Korean quarter-finals, but with one flash of a 15M Brazilian’s head it was all over. In truth the writing was on the wall way before Ricardo Goulart evaded his Seongnam marker and nodded a corner beyond the flailing Park Jun Hyuk to send…

ACL Last 16 Preview

After six long and sometimes less than entertaining matches all four Korean teams emerged from the ACL group stages to live to fight another day. Unfortunately neither team was able to win their group and so all four play at home first over Tuesday and Wednesday this week. The only benefit from all four finishing second…

ACL Matchday 4 Preview

This week sees the return of the ACL and with it some huge matches that might just dictate which teams need to check their passport expiry dates and which ones can put them back in the drawer until next year. All four Korean teams go into their fixtures on the back of victories and confidence…

Korea’s ACL So Far

We are at the halfway stage of the ACL and all four Korean teams have played 3 matches. Which ones have had the start dreams are made of and which ones need to wake up and sort themselves out as soon as possible. Group E Teams P W D L GF GA GD PTS JEONBUK…

ACL Group Stage Round 3 Preview

  This week sees the return of the Asian Champions League as we approach the halfway mark of the group stages. Korean teams had a pretty successful round 2 with only Suwon failing to take all 3 pts. With some tough matches ahead this week will we see a repeat of last round’s battling performances or will…