Lee Kang-in (22, Mallorca) unfortunately missed the league’s 7th goal, but led the team to victory by serving as the starting point in the final goal scene. The official MOTM (Mvp of the match) of the match was also given to him.
Mallorca defeated Cadiz 1-0 in the 33rd round of La Liga in the 2022-2023 season held at Estadi de Son Mosi, Mallorca, Spain on the 13th (Korean time). With this, Mallorca, who won in 4 games, recorded 44 points (12 wins, 8 draws, 14 losses), further away from the relegation zone. The gap with 18th place Getafe (34 points) is 10 points.
Mallorca used a 3-4-3 formation. Kangin Lee, Vedat Muriki, Famara Diedio, Luis Degalareta, Idrisu Bava, Manu Morlanes, Jaume Costa, Jose Cofete, Martin Valyent, Pablo Maffeo started and Predrag Rykovicic started. Cadiz, who kept the goal,
opened fire first. In the 5th minute of the first half, Ivan Alejo connected the ball from a corner kick opportunity with a sharp right-footed shot. However, Rykovic kicked it off with his fingertips.
Lee Kang-in flashed. He did not miss the opponent’s pass mistake in the 15th minute of the first half, moved forward, and stabbed a forward pass toward Muriki penetrating to the right. However, Muriki’s shot was blocked by the goalkeeper.
The opening goal was scored from a corner kick that followed. Lee Kang-in raised a sharp corner kick from the left, and Baba hit it to the head. The shot was blocked by the goalkeeper, but Maffeo pushed the bouncing ball back into the header.
Cadiz went on the offensive to equalize스포츠토토, but it seldom yielded. In the 40th minute of the first half, Chris Ramos’ header went wide of the goal, and two minutes later his header did not lead to a goal either. In the 16th minute of the second half, Mallorca’s defense and goalkeeper made a mistake and had a golden opportunity to score, but failed to shoot properly.
Lee Kang-in received intensive checks. He tried to get out between the three defenders in the 19th minute of the second half, but was stepped on by an opponent’s tackle. Lee Kang-in immediately stepped up as a free-kick kicker and posted a sharp cross, but unfortunately it did not reach his colleague’s head.
Even after that, Cadiz continued to drive. Mallorca was in a hurry to lower the defensive line and block it. Lee Kang-in steadily sent a kick with his left foot in front of the goal, but none of them caught on the tip of his teammate.
Lee Kang-in shined again in the 39th minute of the second half. After winning the ball kicked by the Mallorca defense, he overcame a physical struggle with the opponent and ran alone for nearly 40m. Lee Kang-in passed the ball to the right after breaking through, but it was not linked to a goal.
Right before the end of the game, Lee Kang-in almost scored a key goal. In the 7th minute of added time in the second half, in a counterattack situation, he pushed the ball into the empty goal following an explosive run and a nice touch. However, offside was declared by a narrow margin, swallowing regret. In the end, the match ended with Mallorca winning 1-0.
Football statistics media ‘Foot Mob’ gave Lee Kang-in a rating of 7.5. This is a score that ranks fifth in the team after Maffeo (8.4), Rykovic, Degalareta (more than 7.9), and Valyente (7.8).
On this day, Lee Kang-in played full-time, with a pass success rate of 79% (22/28), 2 opportunities created, a dribble success rate of 100% (3/3), a cross success 2 times (2/4), ball possession recovery 5 times, ground Recorded 4 contest victories (4/5).
It was an impressive performance on both sides of the ball. Lee Kang-in, as a left midfielder, was busy going up and down and added strength to the defense. He was in charge of all set pieces, threatened the Cadiz goal, and led the team’s attack with a soft touch and ball distribution. He didn’t have any offensive points, but his performance was enough to earn applause.