2004 K League

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The 2004 season of the K-League kicked off on April 3. The league's previous single-season format was replaced by a separated twice 12-game split-season schedule. Each team will play 12 matches consisting of a home or away fixture against every other team in each stage. After both stages have been played, First Stage table plus Second Stage and the First Stage and Second Stage winners and table the top 2 teams will enter the championship playoffs to determine the overall champion. The playoff fixtures are set to take place in early December.

First stageEdit

Final tableEdit

  • The first place team qualify for the championship playoffs.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
Pohang Steelers 12 6 5 1 16 12 +4 23 First Stage Champion
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 12 5 5 2 16 9 +7 20
Ulsan Hyundai Horangi 12 5 5 2 11 8 +3 20
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 12 5 3 4 19 16 +3 18
FC Seoul 12 3 7 2 12 10 +2 16
Chunnam Dragons 12 3 6 3 17 13 +4 15
Gwangju Sangmu Bulsajo 12 3 6 3 11 12 −1 15
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 12 4 3 5 13 16 −3 15
Busan I'Cons 12 2 8 2 7 8 −1 14
Daegu FC 12 3 3 6 19 19 0 12
Daejeon Citizen 12 2 6 4 9 11 −2 12
Bucheon SK 12 1 8 3 7 12 −5 11
Incheon United 12 2 3 7 9 20 −11 9

Second stageEdit

Final tableEdit

  • The first place team qualify for the championship playoffs.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Result
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 12 7 2 3 12 8 +4 23 Second Stage Champion
Chunnam Dragons 12 6 4 2 12 7 +5 22
Ulsan Hyundai Horangi 12 6 3 3 11 6 +5 21
Incheon United 12 4 5 3 11 9 +2 17
FC Seoul 12 4 5 3 8 7 +1 17
Busan I'Cons 12 4 4 4 14 11 +3 16
Daegu FC 12 4 4 4 11 12 −1 16
Gwangju Sangmu Bulsajo 12 3 5 4 7 8 −1 14
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 12 3 5 4 10 12 −2 14
Bucheon SK 12 3 5 4 12 15 −3 14
Daejeon Citizen 12 4 2 6 9 15 −6 14
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 12 3 3 6 7 9 −2 12
Pohang Steelers 12 2 3 7 7 12 −5 9

Overall tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Ulsan Hyundai Horangi 24 11 8 5 22 14 +8 41 Qualification for playoffs
2 Suwon Samsung Bluewings (C) 24 12 5 7 31 24 +7 41 Second Stage Champion
Qualification for playoffs and 2005 AFC Champions League
3 Chunnam Dragons 24 9 10 5 29 20 +9 37 Qualification for playoffs
4 FC Seoul 24 7 12 5 20 17 +3 33
5 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 24 8 8 8 23 18 +5 32
6 Pohang Steelers 24 8 8 8 23 24 −1 32 First Stage Champion
Qualification for playoffs
7 Busan I'Cons 24 6 12 6 21 19 +2 30 FA Cup winner
8 Gwangju Sangmu Bulsajo 24 6 11 7 18 20 −2 29
9 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 24 7 8 9 23 28 −5 29
10 Daegu FC 24 7 7 10 30 31 −1 28
11 Daejeon Citizen 24 6 8 10 18 26 −8 26
12 Incheon United 24 6 8 10 20 29 −9 26
13 Bucheon SK 24 4 13 7 19 27 −8 25
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion.

Note: 2004 Korean FA Cup winner also qualified for 2005 AFC Champions League

Top scorersEdit

This list is including championship playoff goals

Rank Player Club Goals Pld
1   Mota Chunnam Dragons 14 22
2   Nonato Daegu FC 13 23
3   Nadson Suwon Samsung Bluewings 12 26
4   Woo Sung-Yong Pohang Steelers 10 26
5   Kim Eun-Jung FC Seoul 8 24
=   Marcel Suwon Samsung Bluewings 8 26
7   Zé Carlos Ulsan Hyundai Horangi 7 12
=   Ricardo Irineu Bucheon SK 7 22
9   Cheick Oumar Dabo Bucheon SK 6 15
=   Andy Cooke Busan I'Cons 6 20
=   Itamar Chunnam Dragons 6 22
=   Tavares Pohang Steelers 6 23

Championship playoffsEdit

Semifinals Final
      
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1
Chunnam Dragons 0
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 00000(0)0-040PSO0
Pohang Steelers 00000(0)0-030PSO0
Pohang Steelers 1
Ulsan Hyundai Horangi 0

ParticipantsEdit

ResultsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit


Pohang Steelers1 – 0Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
Tavares   36'
Attendance: 18,237

FinalEdit

First legEdit
Second legEdit
Suwon Samsung Bluewings0 – 0Pohang Steelers
Attendance: 36,490

Suwon Samsung Bluewings win 4-3 on penalties


 2004 K-League Winners 
Suwon Samsung Bluewings
3rd title

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit