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2009 K League

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The 2009 edition of the K League was the 27th since its establishment in 1983.

2009 K-League
Season2009
ChampionsJeonbuk Hyundai Motors
(1st title)
Champions LeagueJeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Pohang Steelers
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Suwon Bluewings
Top goalscorerLee Dong-gook (Jeonbuk) (20 goals)
Biggest home winSeoul 5–1 Incheon
(12 July 2009)
Biggest away winJeju 1–8 Pohang
(13 September 2009)
Highest scoringJeju 1–8 Pohang (9 goals)
(13 September 2009)
Longest winning run6 games
Pohang
Longest unbeaten run15 games
Pohang
Longest losing run8 games
Gwangju
Highest attendance36,764 (Seoul v Jeonbuk)
Lowest attendance1,367 (Seongnam v Gyeongnam)
Average attendance11,226
2008
2010

Suwon Samsung Bluewings were the defending champions, having won their fourth title the previous season. The season began on March 7, 2009. A total of 15 teams contested the league, including newly formed Gangwon FC.

Contents

K-League Clubs, 2009Edit

Club Head Coach City Stadium 2008 season
Busan I'Park   Hwang Sun-Hong Busan Busan Asiad Stadium 12th in League
Chunnam Dragons   Park Hang-Seo Gwangyang Gwang-Yang Stadium 9th in League
Daegu FC   Byun Byung-Joo Daegu Daegu Stadium 11th in League
Daejeon Citizen   Kim Ho Daejeon Daejeon World Cup Stadium 13th in League
FC Seoul   Şenol Güneş Seoul Seoul World Cup Stadium 2nd in League, 2nd in Playoff
Gangwon FC   Choi Soon-Ho Gangneung
Chuncheon
Gangneung Stadium
Chuncheon Stadium
Gwangju Sangmu   Lee Kang-Jo Gwangju Gwangju World Cup Stadium 14th in League
Gyeongnam FC   Cho Kwang-Rae Changwon Changwon Civil Stadium 8th in League
Incheon United   Ilija Petković Incheon Incheon Munhak Stadium 7th in League
Jeju United   Arthur Bernardes Seogwipo Jeju World Cup Stadium 10th in League
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors   Choi Kang-Hee Jeonju Jeonju World Cup Stadium 6th in League, 4th in Playoff
Pohang Steelers   Sérgio Farias Pohang Steelyard Stadium 5th in League, 6th in Playoff
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma   Shin Tae-Yong Seongnam Seongnam 2 Stadium 3rd in League, 5th in Playoff
Suwon Samsung Bluewings   Cha Bum-Kun Suwon Suwon World Cup Stadium 1st in League, 1st in Playoff
Ulsan Hyundai   Kim Ho-Gon Ulsan Munsu Cup Stadium 4th in League, 3rd in Playoff

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing Manner Date Table Incoming Date Table
Daejeon Citizen   Kim Ho Sacked 25 June [1] 13th   Wang Sun-Jae 27 October [2] 11th
Jeju United   Arthur Bernardes Resigned 14 October [3] 13th   Park Kyung-Hoon 30 October [4] 13th

League standingEdit

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (C) 28 17 6 5 59 33 +26 57 K-League Championship 2009 and
AFC Champions League Group stage
2 Pohang Steelers 28 14 11 3 55 33 +22 53
3 FC Seoul 28 16 5 7 47 27 +20 53 K-League Championship 2009 and
the winner of Playoffs among four
qualifies to
AFC Champions League Group stage
4 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma (O) 28 13 6 9 40 34 +6 45
5 Incheon United 28 11 10 7 31 29 +2 43
6 Chunnam Dragons 28 11 9 8 41 39 +2 42
7 Gyeongnam FC 28 10 10 8 38 32 +6 40
8 Ulsan Hyundai 28 9 9 10 32 29 +3 36
9 Daejeon Citizen 28 8 9 11 29 38 −9 33
10 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 28 8 8 12 29 32 −3 32 AFC Champions League Group stage1
11 Gwangju Sangmu 28 9 3 16 33 40 −7 30
12 Busan I'Park 28 7 8 13 36 42 −6 29
13 Gangwon FC 28 7 7 14 42 57 −15 28
14 Jeju United 28 7 7 14 22 44 −22 28
15 Daegu FC 28 5 8 15 20 45 −25 23

Updated to games played on 1 November 2009.
Source: K-League (in Korean)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament. 1: Suwon Samsung Bluewings qualified for the group stage of the 2010 AFC Champions League as 2009 Korean FA Cup winners.

Positions by matchdayEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors621122211123323222232222221111
Pohang Steelers33577789710108665443323333333332
FC Seoul147643334442231111111111112223
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma69912105556767887898888744544444
Incheon United466354443334444555546455666675
Chunnam Dragons151513141415965556778779665677455556
Gyeongnam FC68899141515111211121111141414141414131086787767
Ulsan Hyundai101014101391178111214121391010121313119109878888
Daejeon Citizen141412881012111313141313121112131312101012131011111212119
Suwon Samsung Bluewings111115151212141315151311141413111211111214141112101099910
Gwangju Sangmu2532111222111123344545689910101011
Busan I'Park1211101115136109679101012131110101112131414141311111212
Gangwon FC4125357810985556686999111213131414141413
Jeju United1274468101212891099109677778911121213131314
Daegu FC61311131111131414141515151515151515151515151515151515151515
Source: kleaguei.com

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] BIP CND DGU DJC SEO GWN GWJ GNM ICU JJU JHM PHS SIC SSB USH
Busan I'Park 2–2 1–0 2–1 2–2 2–0 2–3 2–0 0–1 3–0 3–1 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–2
Chunnam Dragons 3–2 0–1 2–0 1–6 4–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–3 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0
Daegu FC 1–1 1–2 2–2 0–3 2–1 1–3 1–3 0–0 2–1 0–3 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–1
Daejeon Citizen 3–2 1–0 2–0 0–2 2–2 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–0
FC Seoul 2–2 1–1 0–0 3–0 1–2 2–1 2–1 5–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–2
Gangwon FC 1–1 3–3 2–2 1–2 1–3 2–2 0–4 3–2 1–0 1–3 1–2 4–1 1–1 1–2
Gwangju Sangmu 0–1 1–2 0–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–3 2–3 2–3 0–3 2–1
Gyeongnam FC 3–1 4–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–2 4–1 0–0 1–1
Incheon United 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 3–3 0–1 1–4 1–0 0–0 0–0
Jeju United 2–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–2 0–5 1–8 1–2 1–0 0–1
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 3–1 2–0 2–0 4–2 2–0 2–5 2–0 4–2 0–0 4–2 1–3 4–1 1–1 1–1
Pohang Steelers 1–1 2–1 3–0 2–2 3–2 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 0–0 3–1 3–0 1–2 1–0 3–0 0–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 3–1 3–1 3–2 0–0
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 2–0 1–4 1–0 1–0 2–0 3–3 0–2 3–1 1–2 0–1 1–1 2–3 1–0 1–0
Ulsan Hyundai 3–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–2 3–4 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–1 2–2 0–0 3–2

Updated to games played on 1 November 2009.
Source: K-League
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Top scorersEdit

StadiaEdit

As of 1 November 2009
Team Stadium Match played Highest Lowest Average
Busan I'Park Asiad Main Stadium 14 17,577 3,998 7,221
Chunnam Dragons Gwang-Yang Stadium
Suncheon Stadium
13
1
19,800 10,420 13,263
Daegu FC Daegu Stadium
Daegu Civil Stadium
12
2
32,250 3,201 8,541
Daejeon Citizen Daejeon World Cup Stadium 14 16,561 3,535 8,596
FC Seoul Seoul World Cup Stadium 14 36,764 7,685 16,779
Gangwon FC Gangneung Stadium
Chuncheon Stadium
10
4
21,316 5,129 14,787
Gwangju Sangmu Gwangju World Cup Stadium
Yeonggwang Sportium
13
1
25,762 2,873 7,719
Gyeongnam FC Changwon Civil Stadium
Masan Stadium
Miryang Stadium
Geochang Stadium
Yangsan Stadium
10
1
1
1
1
21,947 5,764 12,269
Incheon United Incheon World Cup Stadium 14 34,275 2,315 10,499
Jeju United FC Jeju World Cup Stadium 14 32,765 1,753 7,757
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Jeonju World Cup Stadium 14 21,516 10,756 14,227
Pohang Steelers Pohang Steelyard 14 16,382 7,348 11,041
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma Seongnam Sports Complex 14 17,049 1,367 7,917
Suwon Samsung Bluewings Big Bird Stadium 14 35,058 10,206 18,583
Ulsan Hyundai Ulsan Munsu Stadium 14 13,761 3,864 9,188
Total 210 36,764 1,367 11,226

Source: K-League (in Korean)

Championship playoffsEdit

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                         
    (bye)    
2 Pohang Steelers    
4 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma (pen) 01 (3)0     2 Pohang Steelers 0  
5 Incheon United 1 (2)       4 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 1  
4 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 1
     
  3 FC Seoul 1 (2)     6 Chunnam Dragons 0  
6 Chunnam Dragons (pen) 1 (3)       4 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 0 1 1
  1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 0 3 3
     
 
  (bye)  
 
1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors  

First RoundEdit



Second RoundEdit

Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma1 – 0Chunnam Dragons
Mauricio Molina   23' Report
Attendance: 12,283
Referee: Lee Young-Chul

SemifinalEdit

Pohang Steelers0 – 1Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Report Mauricio Molina   44'
Attendance: 16,854
Referee: Choi Myung-Yong

FinalEdit

1st leg

Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma0 – 0Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Report
Attendance: 21,371
Referee: Lee Sang-Yong

2nd leg

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors3 – 1Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Eninho   21'39'
Lee Dong-Gook   72' (pen.)
Report Kim Jin-Yong   84'
Attendance: 36,246
Referee: Choi Gwang-Bo


2009 K-League Winners
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
First Title

AwardsEdit

K-League Most Valuable PlayerEdit

The K-League Most Valuable Player award was won by Lee Dong-gook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).

K-League Rookie of the YearEdit

The K-League Rookie of the Year award was won by Kim Young-hoo (Gangwon FC).

K-League Top ScorerEdit

The K-League Top Scorer award was won by Lee Dong-gook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).

K-League Top AssistorEdit

The K-League Top Assistor award was won by Luiz (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).

K-League Best XIEdit

Goalkeeper: Shin Hwa-yong (Pohang Steelers)
Defence: Kim Sang-sik (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Hwang Jae-won, Kim Hyung-Il, Choi Hyo-jin (all Pohang Steelers)
Midfield: Ki Sung-yong (FC Seoul), Kim Jung-woo (Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma), Eninho, Choi Tae-uk (both Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
Attack: Lee Dong-gook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Denilson (Pohang Steelers)

K-League Manager of the YearEdit

The K-League Manager of the Year award was won by Choi Kang-hee (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).

K-League Team of the YearEdit

The K-League Team of the Year award was won by Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

K-League Youth Team of the YearEdit

The K-League Team of the Year award was won by Gwangyang Jecheol High School (Chunnam Dragons Youth).

K-League Fair Play AwardEdit

The K-League Fair Play award was won by Gangwon FC.

K-League Merit AwardEdit

The K-League Merit Award was won by Pohang Steelers.

K-League Special AwardEdit

Ulsan Hyundai goalkeeper Kim Young-Kwang and Gyeongnam goalkeeper Kim Byung-ji won the Special Award.

K-League Best Referee AwardEdit

K-League Best Referee Award was won by Choi Gwang-bo and K-League Best Assistant Referee Award was won by Won Chang-ho.

K-League Goal of the YearEdit

Gyeongnam striker Kim Dong-Chan won the K-League Goal of the Year award.

'FAN'tastic PlayerEdit

The K-League 'FAN'tastic Player was won by Lee Dong-gook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 김호 감독 결국 해임. SportKhan (in Korean). naver.com. 25 June 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009.
  2. ^ 대전 왕선재 감독 취임 "나만의 따뜻한 리더십 120% 심겠다" (in Korean). Dong-A Ilbo. 28 October 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009.
  3. ^ "제주 UTD 알툴 감독, 자진 사임". Joynews24 (in Korean). naver.com. 14 October 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009.
  4. ^ "제주 유나이티드 신임 사령탑에 박경훈 전 U-17 대표팀 감독" (in Korean). Joynews24. 30 October 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2009.

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