Lee Kang-in (Mallorca), the future of Korean football, led the team to victory despite his short playing time and received high ratings.
Mallorca won 1-0 in the 16th round of La Liga in the 2022/23 season against Valladolid held at Estadi de Son Mosi in Mallorca, Spain on the 8th (Korean time).
During the 90 minutes of regular time, the two teams fought without concessions and could not score a goal, so it seemed like it would end in a draw, but Lee Kang-in, who was substituted, gave Mallorca the victory.
Lee Kang-in, who was substituted in the 16th minute of the second half, showed off his sharp left-footed kicking ability and supplied accurate passes to his teammates, which bore fruit in the extra time of the second half.
In the second half of extra time, Lee Kang-in’s free kick from the right flank was hit by Andon Franz, who was in the penalty box, to score the winning goal.
Thanks to Lee Kang-in’s sharp free kick, Mallorca gained valuable 3 points and jumped to 10th place in the league with 22 points (6 wins, 4 draws, 6 losses).
On this day, Lee Kang-in created as many as 4 chances even though he played as a substitute in the second half, becoming the player who created the most chances in the team.
After the match, football statistics media outlets gave Lee Kang-in a rating of 7.6, giving him the highest rating after Mallorca’s captain and defender Antonio Rayo (7.7), who led the scoreless game. 스포츠토토
Spanish media As also praised, saying, “Lee Kang-in, who played as a substitute, changed the game.” “He created more opportunities between the opposing defensive lines, and Franz turned Lee Kang-in’s excellent cross into the head, making Mallorca fans excited.” did not spare
On the other hand, on this day, Lee Kang-in seemed to have raised the attack point after a long time since October of last year, but it was corrected with the help of another player in Mallorca.
In the scene of the final goal in Mallorca, La Liga judged that just before Lee Kang-in’s free kick hit Franz’s head, teammate Pablo Maffeo’s head was hit first, followed by Franz’s header.
La Liga corrected through the official website with the help of Mafeo, not the help of Lee Kang-in’s season 4.