Ulsan stay unbeaten on high-scoring day at ACL
Ulsan Hyundai Motors beat BG Pathum United 2-0 to remain unbeaten in the Asian Champions League while all the other 3 matches in the competitors on Tuesday produced lop-sided outcomes that left losing sides grappling with a couple of house facts.
In 2015’s MVP Yoon Bit-garam missed out on the match for Ulsan due to injury however the South Korean giants still had sufficient firepower to stop their Thai competitors’ obstacle at the LEO Arena in Thanyaburi.
Kim Min-jun and Lukas Hinterseer scored in the very first half to offer holders Ulsan their 2nd straight win in the competition in Group F.
Pathum United played strongly and got their very first fracture at the Ulsan objective in the 17th minute after Koh Myong-jin fouled Diogo outside the charge location.
However the Brazilian forward, who took the free-kick, sent his shot cruising over the bar.
Ulsan took charge after that and begun making inroads past the Pathum United defence, breaking the deadlock in the 24th minute.
Kim got a pass from Valeri Qazaishvili prior to advancing and releasing an effective drive from well outside the charge location, with the ball bouncing into the objective after taking a deflection off protector Andres Tunez’s foot.
The Thais had a number of pot-shots at the Ulsan objective however it was the Koreans who combined with the match 2 minutes into first-half blockage time.
Lee Chung-yong fired from well outside the location and Austrian forward Hinterseer produced a scrumptious back-heel to re-direct the ball into the internet.
Pathum Thani made numerous modifications in a desperate quote to restore the circumstance however to no obtain even as rain lashed the ground causing the suspension of play in the 79th minute.
Play resumed thirty minutes later on however Ulsan hung on to top the table with 6 points after Vietnam’s Viettel FC whipped the Philippines’ Kaya FC 5-0 in a late match.
Viettel were the only Southeast Asian side to acquit themselves well on Tuesday, although it needs to be stated that their competitors were likewise amateurs at this level.
Brazilian Caique scored a brace while Nguyen Hoang Duc, Bui Tien Dung and Vu Minh Tuan likewise assisted themselves on to the scoresheet as Viettel got their very first win in the competitors.
United City, another Filipino side making their launching, likewise suffered greatly with South Korea’s Daegu putting them to the sword for a 7-0 triumph.
The Group I match saw An Yong-woo rating a brace in the 2nd half after Brazilians Cessina and Edgar Silva had actually provided a 2-0 lead early in the match.
Kim Jin-hyuk, Park Han-bin and Jeong Chi-in represented the other objectives in Tashkent to offer Daegu their very first win in 2 matches.
Kawasaki Frontale likewise made hay in Group I, whipping a diminished Beijing Guoan 7-0 in Tashkent for their 2nd win in as lots of matches.
The 2020 J1-League champs opened their account through Tatsuya Hasegawa in the seventh minute and Kento Tachibanada made it 2-0 simply a minute later on.
Kei Chinen assisted himself to a second-half brace while Daiya Tono, Kazuya Yamamura and Yasuto Wakizaka finished the tally.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.