Korea's K League resumes with Jeonbuk Motors vs Suwon-Bluewings
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VIDEO: South Korea’s K League resumes with crowd noise played over speakers after coronavirus break

No-spitting rule also in place.

South Korea became the first country to resume professional football, the K League getting back underway with Jeonbuk Motors vs Suwon Bluewings on Friday.

With no fans allowed at the Jeonju World Cup Stadium due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, crowd noise was played over the speakers.

Lee: "The 'Thumbs-up Celebration' is to thank medical personnel who are upfront fighting against COVID-19."

Class. #K리그 #KLeague pic.twitter.com/UVEKmfaHhB

— Jinseong Kim (@kimjinseong12) May 8, 2020

Other restrictions, such as a no-spitting rule and drinks labelled with names to avoid accidental sharing, were also in place.

In the match itself, Jeonbuk Motors won 1-0 thanks to a goal from 41-year-old former Middlesbrough player Lee Dong-gook.