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On the last weekend of February, the 2023 K League 1 goal hunt begins. Among the active players who are on the list of the most goals in the opening round of all time, the only player who plays in the K-League 1 is Yun Bitgaram (Suwon FC). Yun Bit-garam played 11 matches in the opening round and scored 4 goals. The record for the most goals in the opening round is held by Choi Seong-guk, who scored 7 goals (1 assist) in 8 matches. Lee Dong-guk (16 games, 1 assist), Yang Dong-hyun (10 games, 1 assist), and Kim Shin-wook (10 games) are ranked tied for second with 6 goals.
The protagonist who scored the goal in the shortest time in the opening round was Jeonbuk Hyundai Steboda in the 2007 season. Stevo scored a goal 50 seconds into the game against Gwangju Sangmu.
Suwon Samsung’s Yeom Ki-hoon,메이저사이트 who holds the record for the most assists in the K-League (77 goals and 110 assists), also holds the record for the most assists in the opening round. Yeom Ki-hoon played 11 games and recorded 4 assists. Yeom Ki-hoon also holds the record for the shortest time in the opening round by assisting Stevo’s goal in the 2007 opening game while playing for Jeonbuk. Also, while active in the K-League, Ulsan Hyundai Lee Chung-yong is tied for third place in this category with 3 assists (1 goal in 7 matches).
Looking at the all-time opening round goal record, the most goals scored in a single game is 7 goals (6 times). It is a record that includes four 4-3 games in which fierce battles were fought. The most recent was the match between Daejeon and FC Seoul (Seoul won 5-2) at Daejeon World Cup Stadium on February 27, 2010. The match with the highest goal difference in the opening round was the match between Seongnam and Jeju held at Seongnam Sports Complex on March 17, 2002, which Seongnam won 6-0.
Defending champion Ulsan will challenge its rival Jeonbuk Hyundai at home on the 25th to achieve its first 20 wins in the opening round. Ulsan is the team with the most wins, recording 19 wins, 10 draws and 8 losses in the opening round. Suwon FC (2 draws and 1 loss) and Daegu FC (6 draws and 11 losses) are aiming for their first win in the opening round.There is also a player who wrote a dishonorable record by receiving a red card after just 12 minutes from the start of the opening round. It is a record from last season, and striker Kim Geon-hee, who played for Suwon Samsung, was sent off in the shortest time after opening in a match against Incheon United. Kim Kun-hee hit the head of defender Kang Min-soo, who was trying to kick the ball while attempting an overhead kick in the attacking camp, and left the field 12 minutes and 13 seconds after the whistle blew.