36 countries and regions watch the K-League, 41-year-old veteran lives up to expectations

36 countries and regions watch the K-League, 41-year-old veteran lives up to expectations
41-year-old veteran Li Tongguo staged a header.Figure / Visual China Today, the K-League officially ushered in the opener after the restart, defending champion Jeonbuk Hyundai at home against Samsung Suwon.According to the anti-epidemic requirements of the local government department in South Korea, the restarted K-League will be played in the open field.In the end, this opener will not be disappointing. 41-year-old veteran Li Tongguo staged a header to help Jeonbuk Hyundai win 1-0.The new season K League, originally scheduled to open on February 29, is indefinitely due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic.After the local epidemic situation in South Korea was effectively controlled, the South Korean government announced that it would relax the restrictions on crowd gathering in advance, and after May 5th, it would shift to a state of equal emphasis on daily and epidemic prevention.After 69 days, the K-League finally rekindled the battle.In addition to the empty game, in order to avoid contact and the spread of droplets, the K League also prohibits players from spitting anywhere.At the same time, on-site cameramen, commentators and bench coaches all need to put on masks.Starting from this game, the league also canceled the handshake switch between the player and the referee before and after the game. At the same time, it is recommended that players do not high-five and shake hands, and the celebration action should be simple.Although there was no live audience in this game, K-League was the first professional league to restart since the global professional football match was shut down in the epidemic. A total of 36 countries and regions in the world have purchased broadcasting rights, and more than 10 million people have watched the game.Since the first opening of the season, the K-League schedule has also been compressed and adjusted accordingly.In quantity, the 38 games originally planned for the league this season were reduced to 27 games; on the schedule, the game will be divided into two stages, the first stage is 22 rounds of the regular season, and the second stage is played by the top 6 and the bottom 6 respectively.A single round-robin game to determine the final season rankings.Sauna, Ye Wang Deng Hanyu editor Wang Xihuang proofreading Yang Xuli