However, Sangju have not faired so well since the split. Despite everyone knowing that Sangju would be relegated this season regardless of where they finished as AFC rules state that government supported teams can not compete in the top flight, when final confirmation came through Sangju stormed off and have refused to complete their fixture list. Every team has been awarded a 2-0 victory for games against Sangju.
As well as winning two and drawing one game this month there has been other good news for the Purple Army. The home game against Chunnam Dragons was to be held at the clubs former ground the Hanbat Stadium, a smaller tighter ground than the world cup stadium and one that helps create a better atmosphere than the 40k seater stadium they currently play in.
On the pitch, attacking midfielders Kin Hyung Bum and Kim Byung Suk have both excelled in recent games and have offered fans the hope of survival and a strong enjoyable finish to the season.
Seongnam Ilhwa 1 -2 Daejeon Citizen
|Kevin scored his 11th goal fot he season from the spot|
Daejeon Citizen 1 - 1 Incheon United
The first home game of the relegation round saw rivals Incheon United come to the world cup stadium. After the brawls at the away fixture earlier in the season this fixture was much anticipated by both sets of fans.
|Kim Byung Suk celebrates his equaliser|
Daejeon Citizen 1 - 0 Chunnam Dragons
The final game of the month saw the team return to their spiritual home at Hanbat stadium. The opposition were Chunnam Dragons who had also claimed four points from their opening two games of the relegation round.
|The Citizen return home for 'Memories Day'|
The arrival of Kim Bum Suk as well as the continued good form of Kim Hyung Bum has seen a huge improvement in the side and has lead to Daejeon now being 7 points clear of relegation. The team can go into the remaining fixtures feeling confident of their ability to beat teams, and with the next two games against Gwangju and Gangwon, the Purple army will be hoping to push further away from any danger.