Professional soccer’s K League 1 Jeju United is preparing for an all-out war against league leader Ulsan Hyundai.

Jeju will face Ulsan in the 18th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2023 on October 10 at 6 p.m. at the Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium.

Jeju, who are unbeaten in their last eight league matches (six wins and two draws), dropped to fourth in the league after a 1-2 loss to Pohang Steelers in Round 17.

However, the gap is not huge. The gap to second-place Pohang is two points, while third-place FC Seoul is tied on points. Depending on the outcome of this round, the top of the standings could change again. Pohang and Seoul will face each other on the 11th.

It’s literally an all-out war. After this round, 메이저놀이터 the K League 1 will take a two-week break from A matches. As such, head coach Nam Ki-il is determined to use all of his available strength for the game before the long break.

Ahn Hyun-beom, who missed the last match against Pohang due to illness, will be back in the lineup. Having recently been called up to the A team for the first time in his career, he is more motivated than ever to prove his worth against his ‘home team’ Ulsan.

Kim Oh-kyu, a key defender who missed the game due to accumulated cautions, is also back. Kim’s addition to the back four will allow the team to utilize existing left-back Jeong Woon as a left-sided defender, as well as play multiplayer Kim Bong-soo in a more attacking role.

Coach Nam Ki-il said through the club, “Leader Ulsan is not an easy opponent. But Ulsan is just another opponent. “We have players like Ahn Hyun-beom who have replenished their stamina, and Kim Oh-kyu, who hasn’t played due to accumulated warnings, is available. We have overcome the crisis and become stronger. We will show that against Ulsan as well.”

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