Lee Kang-in (22, Mallorca) scored two goals in one game for the first time since his professional debut. In particular, his second goal was a ‘wonder goal’ that he drove the ball about 70m and made it with a powerful left-footed shot. With the opening of the European football summer transfer market approaching this season, the interest of English Premier League (EPL) clubs towards Lee Kang-in is expected to increase.
Lee Kang-in scored two goals in the 2022-2023 Spanish La Liga home game against Getafe on the 24th and led the team to a 3-1 victory. This is a multi-goal scored by Lee Kang-in, who debuted in La Liga wearing a Valencia uniform in the 2018-2019 season, in his 103rd league game.
Lee Kang-in, who started as a left midfielder, scored an equalizer in the 11th minute of the second half to make it 1-1. When his teammate’s shot was cleared by the opposing goalkeeper, he rushed into the goal and pushed it with his left foot.
Lee Kang-in’s second goal of the day came in extra time in the second half. After running about 70m from the defensive camp to the opponent’s penalty area with a single dribble, he pierced the goal with a left-footed shot. The opponent chased after him with all his might, but he could not catch up with Lee Kang-in’s speed as he drove the ball카지노사이트. After scoring a key goal to make the score 3-1, Lee Kang-in performed a unique ceremony of rubbing his philtrum with his right index finger. Lee Kang-in said, “It’s a ceremony that I asked my sister to see. My sister always tells me to score goals,” he said.
According to Opta, a sports statistics company, Lee Kang-in is the first Korean player to score more than two goals in one La Liga game. Lee Kang-in, who scored his 4th and 5th goals in the league this season, increased his attack points to 9, including 4 assists. Since Mallorca has 8 league matches to go, double-digit attack points in a season are also likely for the first time since his debut. La Liga selected Lee Kang-in as the best player of the day. In addition, through official social media, he explained that “Lee Kang-in was just where he was supposed to be,” and described him as the “designer of victory.” Mallorca posted a picture of Lee Kang-in on the club’s social media and expressed it as ‘king’.
Spanish media Marca covered Lee Kang-in’s performance that day and said, “He was a great protagonist. He coordinated all of Mallorca’s attacks and caused a big headache for Getafe’s defense. Mallorca coach Javier Aguirre said of Lee Kang-in after the game, “He is showing his best skills. He evaluated that it would be unfair to mention only one player, but Lee Kang-in is an important player who can score goals.”
EPL clubs such as Aston Villa, Newcastle United and West Ham United are known to be interested in signing Lee Kang-in. There was a report that Wolverhampton, where Hwang Hee-chan is playing, is also showing interest in Lee Kang-in. Mallorca, who won that day, climbed to the high of 40 points (11 wins, 7 draws, 12 losses) and placed in 10th place.