The highest number of paid spectators in the history of the club, 9221. Spring has finally arrived in Castle Park.
Suwon FC defeated Jeonbuk Hyundai 1-0 in the 7th round of the Hana One Q 2023 K League 1 held at Suwon Sports Complex at 7:00 pm on the 15th.
With this, Suwon FC sprinted for the first consecutive win of the season by catching Jeonbuk, following the come-from-behind victory (5-3) against Daejeon Hana Citizen on the 9th. The ranking also jumped to 5th place with 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, and 10 points.
Spring rain fell this morning, and the stadium was windy and chilly. The cherry blossoms had already fallen in the spring rain, and the perceived temperature was only 9 degrees. In mid-April, there were not a few fans armed with blankets as well as thick coats that didn’t suit them.
Nevertheless, Suwon Sports Complex, also known as ‘Castle Park’, boasted tremendous enthusiasm for cheering. Of course, there were no empty seats behind the goal post, and the W and E seats were also full of spectators.
Suwon FC fans, including supporters ‘Real Crew’, sent cheering tools and loud cheers to the players throughout the 90 minutes. They constantly chanted “Suwon FC!” and enjoyed the game while singing the cheering song “Suwon win!” Castle Park raised its voice as if leaving whenever players approached or had a shooting opportunity.
A whopping 9,221 spectators visited Castle Park that day. This is the record for the largest number of paying spectators in Suwon FC history, and is three times the average number of spectators (3162) for Suwon FC last season. It was a cloud spectator who could realize the popularity of Suwon FC, which has recently been increasing.
The players also repaid the fans’ enthusiastic support by defeating Jeonbuk. In the 27th minute of the first half, Lars ran alone and scored the opening goal with a mid-range shot. It was Lars’ two consecutive goals.
Suwon FC continued to show great performance and closed the game with no loss. Jeonbuk-do tried all the offensive resources such as Moon Seon-min and Lee Dong-jun, but the Suwon FC goal was not opened. Rather,스포츠토토 Suwon FC threatened Jeonbuk with a sharp counterattack and won two games in a row in front of the home fans.
At the beginning of this season, Suwon FC fell into the bottom ranks and struggled, but the fans rather ‘welcome the bus’ and applauded the players. And the players who were encouraged by this paid back with a wonderful home win streak. The fans’ support, the players’ efforts, and the results all matched.