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2013 K League Classic
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K League Classic
K League Classic 2013.png
Season2013
ChampionsPohang Steelers
RelegatedDaejeon Citizen
Daegu FC
Gangwon FC
Champions LeaguePohang Steelers
Ulsan Hyundai
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
FC Seoul
Matches played266
Goals scored676 (2.54 per match)
Top goalscorerDejan Damjanovi?
Kim Shin-wook
(19 goals)
Biggest home winGyeongnam 6-0 Daejeon
(June 23)
Biggest away winGangwon 0-4 Jeju
(August 10)
Highest scoring9 goals
Suwon 5-4 Jeonbuk
(June 26)
Longest winning run7 games
Seoul (July 7-August 15)
Longest unbeaten run13 games
Seoul (July 7-October 6)
Longest winless run19 games
Daejeon (April 7-August 15)
Longest losing run8 games
Highest attendance43,681
Seoul v Suwon
(August 3)
Lowest attendance749
Seongnam v Chunnam
(September 11)
Average attendance7,652
2012
2014 ->

The 2013 K League Classic was the 31st season of the top division of professional football in South Korea since its establishment in 1983 as K-League and the first season in its current name, the K League Classic. The 2013 fixtures were announced on 30 January 2013.[1] The season began on 2 March.

FC Seoul were the defending champions, having won their fifth title the previous season.

Promotion and relegation

Teams relegated to 2013 K League Challenge

K League Classic Clubs, 2013

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing Manner Date Table Incoming Date Table
Daegu FC Brazil Moacir Pereira End of contract 2012-12-01[2] Pre-season South Korea Dang Sung-Jeung 2012-12-01[2] Pre-season
Daejeon Citizen South Korea Yoo Sang-Chul End of contract 2012-12-01[2] Pre-season South Korea Kim In-Wan 2012-12-02[3] Pre-season
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma South Korea Shin Tae-Yong Resigned 2012-12-11 Pre-season South Korea An Ik-Soo 2012-12-13 Pre-season
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors South Korea Lee Heung-Sil (caretaker) Resigned 2012-12-11 Pre-season Brazil Fabio Lefundes (caretaker) 2012-12-20 Pre-season
Suwon Samsung Bluewings South Korea Yoon Sung-Hyo Resigned 2012-12-12 Pre-season South Korea Seo Jung-Won 2012-12-12 Pre-season
Busan IPark South Korea An Ik-Soo Signed by Seongnam 2012-12-13 Pre-season South Korea Yoon Sung-Hyo 2012-12-17 Pre-season
Daegu FC South Korea Dang Sung-Jeung Resigned 2013-04-23 14th South Korea Baek Jong-Chul 2013-04-23 14th
Gyeongnam FC South Korea Choi Jin-Han Resigned 2013-05-22[4] 11th South Korea Song Kwang-Hwan (caretaker) 2013-05-22[4] 11th
Gyeongnam FC South Korea Song Kwang-Hwan (caretaker) Resigned 2013-05-29 11th Serbia Ilija Petkovi? 2013-05-29[5] 11th
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Brazil Fabio Lefundes (caretaker) End of contract 2013-06-28 7th South Korea Choi Kang-Hee 2013-06-28 7th
Gangwon FC South Korea Kim Hak-Beom Sacked 2013-08-10 13th South Korea Kim Yong-Kab 2013-08-14 13th
  • [1] acting manager

Foreign players

Restricting the number of foreign players strictly to four per team, including a slot for a player from AFC countries. A team could use four foreign players on the field each game including a least one player from the AFC country.

As of 21 June 2013
  • PRK Player (Deemed as native players)

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Pohang Steelers (Q, C) 38 21 11 6 63 38 +25 74 Qualification to 2014 AFC Champions League Group Stage[a]
2 Ulsan Hyundai (Q) 38 22 7 9 63 37 +26 73
3 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (Q) 38 18 9 11 61 49 +12 63
4 FC Seoul (Q) 38 17 11 10 59 46 +13 62
5 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 38 15 8 15 50 43 +7 53
6 Busan IPark 38 14 10 14 43 41 +2 52
7 Incheon United 38 12 14 12 48 46 +2 50
8 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 38 17 9 12 51 42 +9 60
9 Jeju United 38 16 10 12 51 46 +5 58
10 Chunnam Dragons 38 9 13 16 34 45 −11 40
11 Gyeongnam FC 38 8 13 17 42 55 −13 37
12 Gangwon FC (R) 38 8 12 18 37 64 −27 36 Qualification to Relegation Playoffs
13 Daegu FC (R) 38 6 14 18 38 57 −19 32 Qualification to 2014 K League Challenge
14 Daejeon Citizen (R) 38 7 11 20 37 68 −31 32
Updated to match(es) played on 1 December 2013. Source: K-League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.
Notes:

Positions by matchday

  Leader & 2014 AFC Champions League
  2014 AFC Champions League
  Qualification to relegation playoffs
  Relegation to the 2014 K League Challenge

Round 1-26

Team ? Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
Pohang Steelers53112211111111111222111111
Ulsan Hyundai27423524474322222111222322
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors11264636645657575433333233
FC Seoul581111101212109108998999766444444
Suwon Samsung Bluewings22531142323575646555656565
Incheon United94355453256434334344565656
Busan IPark59887877767769788988787777
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma11913121410988811886857899999888
Jeju United45646365532243463677878999
Chunnam Dragons13131214139101111910101011101010101110101010101010
Gyeongnam FC9677878910119111110111111111011111111111111
Daegu FC11991011131314131414141413131313131212121212121212
Gangwon FC5991312141413141312121212121212121313131313131313
Daejeon Citizen14141499111112121213131314141414141414141414141414
Source: kleague.com

Round 27-40

Team ? Round2728293031323334353637383940
Pohang Steelers11112222222221
Ulsan Hyundai22231111111112
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors34323333333333
FC Seoul43444444444444
Suwon Samsung Bluewings55555555555555
Busan IPark77777777776666
Incheon United66666666667777
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma89888888899988
Jeju United98999999988899
Chunnam Dragons1010101010101010101010101010
Gyeongnam FC1111111111111111111111111111
Gangwon FC1313131313131312121212121212
Daegu FC1212121212121213131313131313
Daejeon Citizen1414141414141414141414141414
Source: kleague.com

Results

Matches 1-26

Home \ Away BIP CND DGU DJC GWN GNM ICU JJU JHM PHS SIC SEO SSB USH
Busan IPark 2-1 1-0 1-1 2-2 5-1 0-3 1-2 1-2 2-2 2-0 1-0 2-1 1-0
Chunnam Dragons 2-2 1-1 3-1 0-0 1-0 1-1 0-1 2-2 2-3 2-1 1-2 1-0 0-1
Daegu FC 0-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 3-2 1-3 1-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-2 5-3
Daejeon Citizen 0-0 1-2 1-3 2-0 1-1 0-1 1-1 1-3 0-1 0-2 1-2 1-4 0-3
Gangwon FC 2-2 1-1 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-2 0-4 1-3 0-3 2-1 0-1 2-1 1-2
Gyeongnam FC 1-0 0-1 3-1 6-0 1-1 1-0 2-4 1-1 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-3 0-1
Incheon United 0-1 0-0 2-1 1-2 1-0 0-0 0-0 3-1 2-1 1-4 2-3 3-1 2-2
Jeju United 1-0 0-0 1-1 2-1 4-0 2-1 1-1 0-3 2-3 1-1 4-4 1-2 3-1
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 1-4 1-0 2-0 1-1 4-1 4-0 2-0 2-1 1-1 2-3 1-0 1-2 2-1
Pohang Steelers 1-2 2-1 4-2 3-0 4-0 0-0 1-1 1-0 0-2 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-2
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 1-0 0-0 0-1 2-2 2-0 2-0 1-3 2-2 2-1 2-2 2-1 1-2 3-1
FC Seoul 1-0 3-0 4-0 3-2 3-2 2-2 2-3 1-0 1-1 2-2 3-0 2-1 2-2
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 2-0 0-0 3-1 3-1 1-0 0-0 1-0 1-2 5-4 0-2 2-2 1-1 0-0
Ulsan Hyundai 0-0 3-1 2-1 2-0 3-0 4-1 2-2 4-0 2-2 2-0 0-1 2-0 1-0
Updated to match(es) played on 1 Sep 2013. Source: K League
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 27-40

Promotion-relegation playoffs

1st Leg

2nd Leg

Sangju Sangmu secure promotion to the 2014 K League Classic season, 4:2 on aggregate.

Season statistics

Attendance

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 336,068 37,879 4,861 17,689 -12.7%+
2 FC Seoul 315,540 43,681 5,434 16,607 -19.0%+
3 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 193,060 23,377 4,962 10,161 -0.8%+
4 Pohang Steelers 184,301 17,228 2,274 9,700 +10.2%+
5 Ulsan Hyundai 167,837 23,012 2,676 8,834 +17.8%+
6 Incheon United 134,472 15,595 1,902 7,077 +81.7%+
7 Daegu FC 130,251 39,871 978 6,855 -4.2%+
8 Jeju United 122,813 18,751 1,274 6,464 -1.1%+
9 Gyeongnam FC 113,257 16,286 1,789 5,961 +155.7%+
10 Daejeon Citizen 107,675 27,775 1,126 5,667 +30.3%+
11 Busan IPark 77,571 9,711 1,027 4,035 +0.6%+
12 Gangwon FC 56,588 10,456 896 2,978 -3.5%+
13 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 53,677 8,059 749 2,825 -3.2%+
14 Chunnam Dragons 43,273 7,036 872 2,278 -24.9%+
League total 2,036,413 43,681 749 7,656 +8.7%+

Updated to games played on 1 December 2013
Source: K League Classic
Notes:
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Awards

The 2013 K League Awards was held on 3 December 2013.

K League Most Valuable Player

K League Young Player

K League Top Scorer

K League Top Assistor

K League Best XI

K League Manager of the Year

K League Youth Team of the Year

K League Fair Play Award

  • The K League Fair Play award was won by FC Seoul

K League Special Award

'FAN'tastic Player

The K League 'FAN'tastic Player was won by Kim Shin-Wook (Ulsan Hyundai)

References

  1. ^ "2013 K " (in Korean). Korea Professional Football League. 30 January 2013. Retrieved 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c " ...K ? ". SportsWorld (in Korean). Naver. 2 December 2012.
  3. ^ ? , ?. Daejeon Ilbo (in Korean). 2 December 2012.
  4. ^ a b ?... (in Korean). Sports Dong-A. 22 May 2013.
  5. ^ , (in Korean). Sportal Korea. 29 May 2013.

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