Golden Boy Lee Kang-in (22, Mallorca) continued his good performance. Although his team was devastated, he shone alone by performing outstandingly in the midst of it.
Mallorca lost 0-3 in an away game against UD Almeria in the 35th round of the 2022-23 Spanish Primera Liga held at Power Halls in Almeria, Spain on the 21st (Korean time). With this, Mallorca has not been able to get out of the swamp of sluggishness with 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 5 matches. The season record was 12 wins, 8 draws and 15 losses, and they were ranked 12th in the league with 44 points. If they won by a large score difference, they could have jumped to 9th place in the league. But the opportunity was missed. On the other hand, Almeria rose to 13th in the league (39 points). It was a valuable victory that widened the gap with the relegation zone.
Even in the dark atmosphere메이저사이트, Lee Kang-in shone alone. With Mallorca operating a 4-5-1 formation, Lee Kang-in played as a left-sided midfielder. While taking 49 ball touches, he attempted 9 dribble breakthroughs, 8 of which were successful and played brilliantly. Lee Kang-in’s ability to break through the dribble this season is one of the best in the league. He was named fourth overall in the category with an average dribble breakthrough of 2.4 per game. In terms of the number of dribble breakthroughs, he ranks second overall in the league with 82 total. He also showed off his presence in the Almeria match. In addition, Lee Kang-in had an 85% pass success rate and 2 key passes. He put 4 passes into the opponent’s final third (danger zone). The shot was attempted twice. His defense was also active enough to take 3 tackles.
On this day, Foot Mob, a soccer statistics media, gave Lee Kang-in the highest rating of 7.9 among Mallorca players. The rating of Whoscored.com, another statistical media outlet, was also good at 7.51. It was also the highest rating for the Mallorca team.
The highest-rated player across both teams was Almeria striker Lazaro, who scored a hat-trick. In the 12th minute of the first half, the 42nd minute of the first half, and the 13th minute of the second half, he shook Mallorca’s net. He showed off high-accuracy offense by linking all three effective shots into goals. Total shot 5 times. Footmob gave it a rating of 9.6, while WhoScored.com gave it a 9.10. Based on the foot mob, there was no player who showed better performance than Lee Kang-in, except for Lazaro. Even on WhoScored.com, there were only Lazaro and Almeria midfielder Lucas Roberton (7.76 rating).
Lee Kang-in (left) warming up before the game. /Photo = Mallorca SNS
Mallorca’s starting list. Lee Kang-in, who appeared as a representative player. /Photo = Mallorca SNS
From the 4th minute of the first half, Lee Kang-in took advantage of the counterattack opportunity and fired a right-footed shot. While the opponent’s defensive attention was focused on Mallorca’s tall striker Bedat Muriki, Lee Kang-in seized the opportunity alone. However, the shot fell into the goalkeeper’s arms. Lee Kang-in succeeded in defending through forward pressure in the 7th minute of the first half and brought the right to attack. A special chance seemed to come to Lee Kang-in right away, but Almeria defender Rodrigo Eli, who felt threatened, cut it off with a foul. The referee pulled out a yellow card. Lee Kang-in broke through the left flank with a pass play with his teammate in the 9th minute of the first half as well. He even posted a sharp cross.
Lee Kang-in took several highlight scenes in less than 10 minutes in the first half. After that, his performance continued. When Mallorca successfully defended a corner kick in the 18th minute of the first half, Lee Kang-in dragged the ball and led a counterattack. Despite Almeria’s pressure, he took it off with one touch of the ball. He even showed a calm play that switched the attack from the opposing camp to the other side. In the 30th minute of the first half, Lee Kang-in got a corner kick by breaking through the dribble, and in the 41st minute of the first half, he broke through the opponent’s defense and attempted a cross. The one-man show continued. Lee Kang-in raised a menacing cross from a free kick in the 45th minute of the first half. After successfully breaking through the dribble in the 10th minute of the second half, he passed a cross into the penalty box. However, none of my teammates accepted it. Lee Kang-in received a yellow card in the 22nd minute for a rough sliding tackle. In the 25th minute of the second half, he was replaced by Angel Rodriguez and finished the game.
On this day, Mallorca’s defense was shaken. From the 12th minute of the first half, he showed an unstable pass in a dangerous area, so after giving up the right to attack, he allowed Lazaro to take the lead. Even in the 42nd minute of the first half, he failed to properly kick the opponent’s cross and scored a mid-range goal from Lazaro. In the 13th minute of the second half, he gave up his third goal in a counterattack crisis. This time, Lazaro gave Mallorca a nightmare.