With just one more week of K League action left, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors top the standings with a two-point lead over Ulsan Hyundai. Gwangju FC, now fixed at the bottom spot, will be relegated to the second division league next season.
K League 1 is back in action this weekend after a two-week hiatus while the Taeguk Warriors played two qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors climbed back to the top of the K league 1 standing alongside Ulsan Hyundai last week as the 12 clubs are divided into two for the final stretch before the 2021 season comes to an end.
Three Korean teams will compete in the quarterfinals of the AFC Champions League on Sunday, as rivals Ulsan Hyundai and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors face off and the Pohang Steelers hope to overcome a recent dry spell against Japanese side Nagoya Grampus.
Reigning AFC Champions League champions Ulsan secured their spot in the 2021 quarterfinals after defeating Kawasaki Frontale 3-2 on penalties in the round of 16 on Tuesday.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors' Gustavo was named the K League's Player of the Month for August.
The K League returned from its international break this week, with top teams Ulsan Hyundai and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors drawing 0-0 as Daegu FC, Jeju United and Suwon FC each added three points.
The K League 1 returns from the international break this week with six matches including a showdown between Ulsan Hyundai and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, the two teams vying for the K League championship title.
Ulsan Hyundai continues its hold on the top spot in the K League 1 as Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors took one loss and one win over the past week while most of the league stopped for the international break.
Ulsan Hyundai continued to hold onto the top spot in the K League 1 after defeating Incheon United on Sunday, while Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors' pursuit of the title took another blow as they drew with Suwon FC for one point.