He made some great saves but was unable to prevent Sanfrecce's three goals.
He could have overlapped more often. Did provide some decent crosses and managed to score a consolation goal with the last kick of the game.
He didn’t lead the defensive line well and was often caught out of position
Sanfrecce took advantage of his poor defending and managed to equalize before the first half. It didn’t come as a surprise that he was substituted in the second half.
He wasn’t his usual influential self in the middle of the park. He did win the ball on a few occasions but the Sanfrecce midfield was too good for him
It was a far better performance from the winger. He did create a couple of chances but not much came of it.
He didn’t enjoy the best of games and was partly at fault for Sato’s second goal of the evening.
He had a couple of attempts in the first half, including one at the start of the game. He gradually faded as the game progressed.
The Korean striker was one of the disappointing players as he wasted a number of chances. He failed to score from a couple of decent crosses at the start of the second half.
The Asian Player of the Year award winner was at his best as he kept creating chances for his team-mates which they didn’t capitalize on.
The Brazilian was trying too hard to score but couldn’t come up with much to show for his effort.
The substitute had a nightmarish evening as he failed to track Sato on not one but two occasions.
The Brazilian came in for the last quarter of an hour and was very active. He didn’t get many chances coming his way though.
Kept Sanfrecce in the match with repeated great saves despite his injuries.
Played well physically but he wasn't in sync with his team's attacking philosophy.
A very poor match for Mizumoto; sub-par marking, positions, and a howler of an own-goal.
Played better on defence than he did on the attack.
Showed good control; had difficulty breaking free of his marks but showed cleverness when he did.
Accurate free-kick created the tying goal.
Was overwhelmed by Ulsan attackers both physically and in the stamina department.
The midfielder was at his best as he dictated the play for most parts. He has an assist to his name for Sato's second goal.
Good Striker goal, and great cross for Sato. Also in defence, he showed physical play
Ran well and occasionally created chances.
Almost scored a hat-trick, invoking images of famed attacker Inzaghi
Last-minute sub, did not rate
Didn't make an impact on the match
Late sub, did not rate
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