Gwangju FC vs Busan I’Park
South Korea K League 1
Date: Sunday, 14 June 2020
Kick off 11:00 UK/ 12:00 CET
Venue: Gwangju World Cup Stadium.
A cagey affair is expected when the two promoted teams Gwangju and Busan I’Park lock horns on the matchday 6 of the 2020 K League campaign.
Both teams endured difficult fixtures at the start , yet some promising performances on the way laid platform to lock forward for a solid season ahead.
Gwangju will come into this match as the happier of the two having registered their first win of the season at Suwon last Sunday. It was a tense match and looked to finish goal-less until the Brazilian forward Felipe Silva found the winning goal deep into the injury time. The team managed by Park Jin-sub lost 3 and drew 1 before that.
Busan I’Park on the other hand are coming on three consecutive draws. Last week, they held Sangju Sangmu 1-1 before stealing a point off Ulsan and Suwon. Though, they start the season on back-to-back defeats to Pohang and Jeonbuk, but both defeats were narrow as it can be.
Gwangju FC vs Busan I’Park Head-to-head
Their last meeting in K League Classic date back to 2015.
Yet, they met 8 times between 2018 and 2019 in the second tier, and played out 6 stalemates with either sides winning once.
Their last 7 h2h meetings saw btts, over 2.5 goals in just three.
The most common scoreline during the period was 1-1, which happened 4 times.
At home, Gwangju have not defeated Busan in a K 1 or K 2 match in 8 attempts, again 6 of them are draws.
Three of the last four h2h meetings at this ground saw the 1-1 ft scoreline.
Gwangju FC vs Busan I’Park Prediction
As mentioned earlier, this could be a tight affair. We can see from the first matchdays that these two sides are more focused on defense than going forward.
So, goals will be at premium and it there is high probability for team scoring first to go on and win the match.
This is why I definitely see Under 2.5 goals are a good option for this game. While their over cautious approach is most likely to produce an uneventful first half and thus the stalemate for the opening 45 minutes of the game.
Gwangju FC vs Busan I’Park Betting Tips
Under 2.5 goals full-time for 3/4 (1.75)
First Half Draw @ Evens (2.00).