Ulsan Hyundai’s unstoppable run has been put on hold.

Ulsan knelt down 메이저사이트1-2 to Daejeon Hana Citizen in the 7th round of the ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023’ away game held at Daejeon World Cup Stadium on the 16th. It is the first time this season that he has suffered multiple runs and lost. Suwon Samsung (1998) and Seongnam Ilhwa (now Seongnam FC, 2003), who had hoped for six consecutive wins after the opening, failed to achieve the tie record (7 wins) for the most consecutive wins in the opening of the K-League.

The contrast was sharply mixed, but it was a luxury game that will be remembered for a long time. As soon as the final whistle sounded in the second half announcing the victory of Daejeon Hana, the players of the two teams all roamed the pitch and sat down.

For Ulsan, who had more chances against Daejeon Hana, who proudly shouted ‘rush forward’ in front of 16,000 home fans, the long-forgotten defeat hurt, but it wasn’t a sad or painful 90 minutes. As a K-League 1 defending champion, he gave everything, and while fighting fiercely, he left no regrets.

Ulsan coach Hong Myung-bo showed the dignity of a ‘loser’. “It was a very fun game. Both the speed and team organization were great. If the opponent is strong, only the strong team will eventually lead. I think this kind of game is a good example and the direction the K-League will pursue in the future.” Director Lee Min-seong also did not hesitate to praise his opponent, saying, “A prepared leader who will have a good influence.”

Of course, I did not forget to praise the players who proved the true value of the leading club on the ground. Coach Hong, who said, “I didn’t care about the record, and I didn’t bother to convey a message related to this,” said coach Hong, “The first loss may have calmed down a bit, but I am grateful and great for six consecutive victories. He has no reason to question the results,” he said.

Praise and encouragement immediately after defeat, it is not a new appearance. Rather, he was wary of the overly excited atmosphere of the team when he won, and he was the one who shouted more. Besides, it wasn’t that the performance was outrageously poor. He was just caught up in the luck of scoring that he really couldn’t help.

Moreover, Ulsan, which is aiming for its 2nd consecutive league title and 4th title in its career, has no reason to reflect on its defeat. Right away, on the 22nd, at Ulsan Munsu Stadium, the second place Pohang Steelers and the ‘East Coast Derby’ were ahead. Pohang, the only undefeated team in the K-League 1 with 4 wins and 3 draws (15 points), is also in a state of foreshadowing a bloody battle more than a match or an expedition. If Ulsan wins, it will solidify its leading solo system, and if the opposite result comes out, it will continue to be pursued with a tie in points. “(Winning streak) the burden is gone. You just have to take the next step lightly. “We are standing at a new starting line,” 

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