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2008 K League
Samsung Hauzen K-League 2008
Samsung Hauzen K-League 2008.png
Season2008
ChampionsSuwon Samsung Bluewings
(4th title)
Champions LeagueSuwon Bluewings
FC Seoul
Ulsan Hyundai
Pohang Steelers
Top goalscorerDudu (Seongnam) (16 goals)
2007
2009 ->

The 2008 season of the K League began on March 8. The season and playoff format was the same as the one used in the 2007 season. The playoff fixtures took place in late November, with the final played over two legs in early December.

On August 2, 2008, the first ever Jomo Cup kicked off. The K League Allstars squared off against the J-League Allstars at the Tokyo National Stadium. Lee Woon-jae was selected as the K League Allstar team's captain and Cha Bum-kun managed the squad. The K League Allstars were victorious, winning by a score of 3-1.[1]

K-League Clubs, 2008

Stage

Final table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings (C) 26 17 3 6 46 24 +22 54 Qualification for playoffs (finals) and 2009 AFC Champions League
2 FC Seoul 26 15 9 2 44 25 +19 54 Qualification for playoffs (semifinals) and 2009 AFC Champions League
3 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 26 15 6 5 45 21 +24 51 Qualification for playoffs
4 Ulsan Hyundai 26 14 7 5 39 26 +13 49 Qualification for playoffs and 2009 AFC Champions League
5 Pohang Steelers 26 13 5 8 43 34 +9 44 FA Cup winner and Qualification for playoffs
6 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 26 11 4 11 39 37 +2 37 Qualification for playoffs
7 Incheon United 26 9 9 8 29 30 −1 36
8 Gyeongnam FC 26 10 5 11 35 39 −4 35
9 Chunnam Dragons 26 8 5 13 26 40 −14 29
10 Jeju United 26 7 7 12 23 31 −8 28
11 Daegu FC 26 8 2 16 46 58 −12 26
12 Busan I'Park 26 5 7 14 30 39 −9 22
13 Daejeon Citizen 26 3 12 11 18 35 −17 21
14 Gwangju Sangmu 26 3 7 16 22 46 −24 16
Source: RSSSF (in English) and kleaguei.com (in Korean)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.

Note: 2008 Korean FA Cup winner also qualified for 2009 AFC Champions League

Results

Round 1

Attendance: 15,121

Attendance: 30,132

Attendance: 21,564

Attendance: 23,415

Attendance: 22,805

Attendance: 32,725

Attendance: 26,320

Round 2

Attendance: 25,847

Attendance: 18,076

Attendance: 22,676

Attendance: 5,420

Attendance: 32,072

Attendance: 29,785

Attendance: 14,667

Round 3

Attendance: 1,823

Attendance: 8,862

Attendance: 8,783

Attendance: 8,715

Attendance: 17,356

Attendance: 20,175

Attendance: 7,980

Round 4

Attendance: 5,126

Attendance: 11,762

Attendance: 23,528

Attendance: 21,675

Attendance: 5,742

Attendance: 9,823

Attendance: 12,630

Round 5

Attendance: 7,238

Attendance: 2,607

Attendance: 4,733

Attendance: 9,641

Attendance: 44,239

Attendance: 17,534

Attendance: 6,829

Round 6

Attendance: 4,324

Attendance: 7,517

Attendance: 4,572

Attendance: 10,987

Attendance: 10,326

Attendance: 28,731

Attendance: 19,035

Round 7

Attendance: 9,228

Attendance: 6,725

Attendance: 7,833

Attendance: 7,775

Attendance: 20,123

Attendance: 15,439

Attendance: 4,283

Round 8

Attendance: 7,982

Attendance: 14,028

Attendance: 21,345

Attendance: 20,178


Attendance: 28,537

Attendance: 23,232

Round 9

Attendance: 4,871

Attendance: 3,108

Attendance: 30,202

Attendance: 10,511

Attendance: 8,751

Attendance: 28,792

Attendance: 13,857

Round 10

Attendance: 14,326

Attendance: 4,275

Attendance: 16,474

Attendance: 13,726

Attendance: 18,702

Attendance: 11,787

Attendance: 10,109

Round 11

Attendance: 28,375

Attendance: 15,027

Attendance: 3,420

Attendance: 11,297

Attendance: 38,239

Attendance: 15,700

Attendance: 12,145

Round 12

Attendance: 5,805

Attendance: 8,869

Attendance: 7,686

Attendance: 1,231

Attendance: 13,559

Attendance: 6,765

Round 13

Attendance: 3,175

Attendance: 11,867

Attendance: 4,552

Attendance: 24,105

Attendance: 18,233

Attendance: 5,942

Attendance: 4,822

Round 14

Attendance: 10,803

Attendance: 11,827

Attendance: 15,138

Attendance: 9,109

Attendance: 5,777

Attendance: 11,103

Attendance: 26,117

Round 15

Attendance: 3,527

Attendance: 11,374

Attendance: 10,491

Attendance: 15,076

Attendance: 5,676

Attendance: 10,903

Attendance: 19,253

Round 16

Attendance: 14,815

Attendance: 5,872

Attendance: 16,737

Attendance: 6,582

Attendance: 4,352

Attendance: 8,537

Attendance: 12,928

Round 17

Attendance: 12,500

Attendance: 13,796

Attendance: 12,151

Attendance: 6,127

Attendance: 21,469

Attendance: 6,143

Attendance: 20,042

Round 18

Attendance: 4,387

Attendance: 7,285

Attendance: 3,215

Attendance: 15,695

Attendance: 8,735

Attendance: 6,582

Attendance: 4,937

Round 19

Attendance: 13,603

Attendance: 5,767

Attendance: 3,524

Attendance: 13,671

Attendance: 12,310

Attendance: 13,499

Attendance: 8,477

Round 20

Attendance: 3,712

Attendance: 13,984

Attendance: 15,819

Attendance: 19,238

Attendance: 14,057

Attendance: 3,833

Attendance: 5,321

Round 21

Attendance: 4,121

Attendance: 13,956

Attendance: 7,767

Attendance: 21,815

Attendance: 16,820

Attendance: 6,736

Attendance: 10,127

Round 22

Attendance: 5,361

Attendance: 17,293

Attendance: 9,242

Attendance: 17,253

Attendance: 17,591

Attendance: 7,672

Attendance: 12,450

Round 23

Attendance: 17,253

Attendance: 6,846

Attendance: 24,001

Attendance: 3,519

Attendance: 4,873

Attendance: 34,135

Attendance: 17,288

Round 24

Attendance: 15,824

Attendance: 4,731

Attendance: 3,814

Attendance: 2,013

Attendance: 26,713

Attendance: 2,173

Attendance: 1,873

Round 25

Attendance: 15,491

Attendance: 7,342

Attendance: 16,907

Attendance: 18,236

Attendance: 4,416

Attendance: 8,756

Attendance: 19,200

Round 26

Attendance: 14,217

Attendance: 12,940

Attendance: 9,131

Attendance: 17,175

Attendance: 18,772

Attendance: 13,289

Attendance: 4,678

Top scorers

This list is including championship playoff goals

Attendance

    • exclude play-offs. (as of 9 November 2008.)
Club Number of matches Total attendance Average attendance
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 13 309,623 23,817
FC Seoul 13 271,290 20,868
Daegu FC 13 221,623 17,048
Daejeon Citizen 13 188,892 14,530
Incheon United 13 175,023 13,463
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 13 166,625 12,817
Gyeongnam FC 13 153,853 11,835
Pohang Steelers 13 153,540 11,811
Chunnam Dragons 13 150,156 11,550
Ulsan Hyundai 13 130,758 10,058
Gwangju Sangmu FC 13 128,630 9,895
Busan I'Park 13 107,830 8,295
Jeju United 13 96,377 7,414
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 13 93,677 7,206
Total 182 2,347,897 12,901

Championship playoffs

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                         
  2 FC Seoul    
  (bye)    
4 Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i (p) 00 (4)0     2 FC Seoul 4  
5 Pohang Steelers 00 (2)0       4 Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 2  
4 Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 1
     
  3 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 1     6 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 0  
6 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2       2 FC Seoul 1 1 2
  1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1 2 3
     
 
1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings  
 
  (bye)  

Format

The top six teams in the final table qualified for the playoffs. Fourth-placed team played against fifth-placed and third-placed played against sixth-placed. The winners of those two games then played against each other; the winner played against the team that finished in second place. Finally, the winner of this playoff faced the team that finished in first place over two legs which decided the overall league champions.

Results

Match 1


Match 2


Match 3


Semi-final


Final

First Leg

Second Leg


 2008 K-League Winners 
Suwon Samsung Bluewings
4th title
2008 K League winners, the Suwon Samsung Bluewings

See also

References

  1. ^ "K-Allstars outshine J-Allstars". J-League.or.jp. Archived from the original on 2009-09-24.

External links


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