Daegu FC defeated Urawa Reds in the 'professional soccer match between Korea and Japan' to rise to the top of the Asian Champions League group.
Daegu defeated Urawa 1-0 with Jeka's winning goal in the second half of the Champions League Group F match that ended at Buriram City Stadium in Buriram, Thailand on the 22nd.
Daegu, who had a pleasant start after winning the first match 7-0 against Shandong Taishan (China), who were in full force in the 2nd team, played a shocking 3-0 against Lion City (Singapore), led by manager Kim Do-hoon, on the 18th on the 18th. I was defeated.
However, they succeeded in rebounding with their first defeat in the tournament against difficult opponent Urawa.
Daegu recorded 2 wins and 1 loss (6 points) alongside Urawa, but took first place in the group ahead of their opponents.
In the 8th minute of the second half, Keita's cross from the opponent's left flank was crossed by Jeka and the game was decided.
The Jeonnam Dragons of Group G, who played the first Champions League stage as a K League 2 (2nd division) team, lost 2-1 in the third match against Melbourne City (Australia) in Thailand.
Jeonnam, which lost 2-0 to Pathum United (Thailand) in the second leg, lost 2 in a row and stayed in 3rd place in the group with 1 win and 2 losses (3 points).
Jeonnam had 2 wins and 1 draw (7 points), with Pathum Thani and Melbourne 4 points behind, making it unclear whether they would advance to the round of 16.Keywords: