What a week for Bluewings

It's been an eventful few days for Suwon Bluewings who started last weekend without a win in the league since the 29th July. The poor results and performances prompted fans to protest on Saturday during the sides home match with Gyeongnam. 

The fans decided that they would not cheer their team on in the same way as they were very unhappy with how the team where playing. The lack of support didn't seem to damage the team however as they run out 1-0 winners. 

This win did not change the clubs position on the manager Seo Jung-wo however, who they allowed to resign after five years at the club. It is understood that main reason for this was the clubs poor performances. 

As Scott Whitelock of the K League United reported this week on the resignation while quoting Seo the boss "I am sorry that I could not keep up with the fans' expectations. After the Gyeongnam game was the first time I had ever considered resigning".

This announcement could not have come at a worse time also as the side played Jeonbuk Motors on Wednesday in the Asian Champions League quarter-final. 

How did the Champions League match go?

Jeonbuk v Bluewings an all K League clash in the Champions League on paper this looked like a comfortable win for Jeonbuk. The hosts with three K League titles and a Champions League in the last five years looked odds-on. 

Before the game kicked off it seems most Bluewings fans would have taken anything other than a heavy defeat from their clash Jeonju World Cup Stadium. The truth however for the crowd of just under ten thousand was to be much different. 

As Damjanovic the Montenegrin picked up two goals helping his side to a 3-0 away win. After the last few weeks, this was to be one of the biggest upsets in the Champions League. 

With Bluewings now having a commanding lead over Jeonbuk they look all set for a semi-final spot which would be a great achievement for the side sitting fourth in the K League 1 and 21 points of top spot. 

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