In the match of the 1st round of the group stage of the Asian Champions League, Pohang Steelers will host Ratchaburi. Will the guests be able to catch on to the points?
"Pohang Steelers" performs quite well in the South Korean championship, taking fifth place after 18 matches. The gap from the first place is too big - ten points, but it is possible and necessary to compete for the second place, it is only six points away. Regular point additions have contributed to the promotion of the standings: in the last ten full-time matches, the Pohang Steelers have lost only once, and in addition, they have won five times and drawn four times.
"Ratchaburi" failed the Thai championship, finishing only in eighth position. Next season, Ratchaburi will only be able to compete in the Asian Champions League if they win it. The gap from the third line was impressive-ten points. In addition to the failure in the championship, Ratchaburi also performed very modestly in the national Cup, stopping their performance at the quarterfinal stage.
Statistics and figures:
- The Pohang Steelers lost in one of the previous eleven games.;
- Ratchaburi has not won for four matches;
- Previously, the Pohang Steelers and Ratchaburi did not meet.
"Pohang Steelers" is a head stronger than "Ratchaburi", so it should be easy to win the first victory and score three points.