Sangju Sangmu vs Ulsan Hyundai
South Korea – K-League 1
Date: Saturday, 25 July 2020
Kick-off at 11:00 UK/ 12:00 CET
Venue: Sangju Civic Stadium (Sangju).
It will be an anticipated match as the teams within the top three spots in the league table will lock horns with each other to find the best of the two sides. Ulsan Hyundai will be the favorites to win even though Sangju Sangmu is the host of the clash.
Sangju Sangmu is unbeaten in their last eight fixtures across all major competitions, with two draws in it, and has been eliminated from the Korean Cup tournament.
Their previous encounter was at home and they won the match against Daegu with a 2-0 scoreline. four of their recent five clashes in the campaign has ended in straight victories.
The host has lost only one of their six home matches in the league so far. They are on a three-game winning streak at home and have a clean sheet in that trio win.
Ulsan Hyundai is again at the topmost spot in the table, showing their consistent form. They have only one loss in their last ten matches and are on a four-game winning streak in the overall schedule.
The Tigers are in an unbeaten streak in their away games after 6 tours. They have conceded only 4 goals on the road so far and have kept three clean sheets in the same period.
The match is sizing to be a close encounter with Ulsan having a slight edge over the host. We can expect the visitors to dominate in either half of the ninety minutes.
Sangju Sangmu vs Ulsan Hyundai Head-to-head (h2h)
- The visitor is unbeaten in their last six meetings.
- Only one of their recent five fixtures has ended in a draw.
- Both teams have scored in three of the last five matches.
- Their previous encounter gave a 4-0 home win for Tigers.
- The host has been winless in the past four clashes at home.
Sangju Sangmu vs Ulsan Hyundai Prediction
Sangju Sangmu is one of the top teams in the league and there is no doubt in that. However, when compared to Ulsan Hyundai, the last season runners-up, and current table leaders, their form might not be enough to contain the Ulsan Tigers at home.
Besides, the Tigers have been successful in their visits to this venue since 2016 (3W 1D). Even in their overall h2h clashes, Ulsan has been unbeaten for the past six meetings with just one draw.
With such an overpowering record in h2h history, it is unlikely for the result to be anything other than an away win.
The away win in full-time is at 1.75 odds which will be a good choice for the punters.
Furthermore, their recent two h2h meetings saw Sangju losing with a four-goal margin in each. This opens doors for the tip of Ulsan to win either half at 1.44 odds, and also for them to score first with 1.50 odds.
Sangju Sangmu vs Ulsan Hyundai Betting tips
To win either half: Ulsan Hyundai @ 1.44 (4/9).
First team to score: Ulsan Hyundai @ 1.50 (1/2).
Ulsan Hyundai to win @ 1.75 (3/4).