Jeonbuk vs Daegu PREVIEW & PREDICTION 24/05/2020

On Sunday, starting with 08:30, the match Jeonbuk – Daegu will be played, from the 3rd stage of K League 1, 2020 edition. Daegu has won only once in the previous 13 direct meetings with Jeonbuk, which recorded 9 victories in this interval. In the 2019 season, Jeonbuk won 4-1 and 2-0, Daegu also ticked a 2-0 success, and a duel ended in a draw, score 1-1. At home, the host team was defeated only twice in 11 visits of opponents on Sunday.

Jeonbuk is the title champion in K League 1, managing to win 7 editions out of the last 11 played in South Korea. Founded in 1994, it has won 3 South Korean Cups, and this season has started with a maximum score. Jeonbuk achieved two important successes in the first two rounds of the 2020 season, 1-0 with Suwon at home and 2-1 with Busan away. A notable fact, the “Warriors” are trained since 2019 by the Portuguese Jose Morais, former assistant of Jose Mourinho, at Inter Milan, Real Madrid or Chelsea.

Daegu has only one important trophy in South Korea, the FA Cup in 2018. The team promoted from K League 2 in 2017, did not finish above the 5th place obtained in 2019, in the first South Korean football echelon. Daegu started in 2020 with two unconvincing results, 0-0 away with Incheon, then followed a 1-1 with Pohang Steelers, at home. Despite the 2-0 victory at Jeonbuk in September 2019. Daegu maintains a negative record in front of the “warriors”, and Sunday’s dispute is announced to be very difficult.

According to the beginning of the season of the two teams, a duel with too many successes is not announced.

PREDICTION: Jeonbuk to win @ 1,61