K League 1: Suwon Bluewings up and running with win at last

There was a long-awaited win for Suwon Bluewings on Saturday, while Gwangju fell to defeat at Sangju Sangmu.

Adam Taggart in action for Suwon Bluewings in the game against Incheon United.   -  Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images

Suwon Bluewings got its first points of the K League 1 season as it held out for a 1-0 victory over Incheon United.

Lee Lim-saeng's side had been on a five-match losing run in all competitions stretching back to September, having surrendered a two-goal lead against Ulsan Hyundai last week.

A penalty from Yeom Ki-hun just past the hour mark was enough to end that streak and give Suwon its first three points of 2020.

Sangju Sangmu made it two wins in a row as it held out for a 1-0 victory against Gwangju.

Kang Sang-woo's deflected effort after just five minutes was enough to sink Gwangju and lift the host into eighth.

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There were nine minutes of injury time at the end of the second half after Kim Hyo-gi required lengthy treatment, having seemingly been knocked unconscious after colliding with Sangju goalkeeper Hwang Byeong-geun.

Earlier, Gangwon and Seongnam played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at Gangneung Stadium.

Ko Moo-yeol put the home side ahead after 17 minutes, but Kwon Soon-hyung levelled 11 minutes after half-time with his first goal since joining Seongnam from Jeju United.

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