Lee Kang-in showed off a great dribble. The team unfortunately lost.

Mallorca lost 1-3 to Atletico Madrid in the 31st round of Spanish La Liga in the 2022-23 season held at Civitas Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain on the 27th at 2:30 am (Korean time). With this, Mallorca is in 11th place with 11 wins, 7 draws and 13 losses (40 points).

Mallorca used a 3-5-2 formation. Abdon Prats and Angel Rodriguez stood at the top, while Dani Rodriguez, Idrisu Bava and Manu Morlanes took charge of the midfield. Jaume Costa and Pablo Mafeo were deployed as left and right wingbacks, and Jose Kopepe, Matja Nastasic and Dennis Hajikadunić formed a three-back pair. Finally, Predrag Rajkovic donned his goalkeeper gloves.

The ‘core’ Lee Kang-in and Vedat Muriki combination were listed on the replacement list first in terms of stamina arrangement due to the tight schedule.

Atletico also put forward a 3-5-2 formation. Antoine Griezmann, Alvaro Morata, Tomar Lema, Koke, Rodrigo de Paul, Yannick Carrasco, Mario Hermoso, Jose Gimenez, Axel Witzel, Nahuel Molina and Ivo Grevich.

[First Half] Nastasic’s first goal → De Foul’s equalizer…1-1

Atletico stormed in the first half. In the 2nd minute of the first half, Koke’s mid-range shot went to the corner of the goal, but the goalkeeper caught it. Then, in the 6th minute of the first half, after a corner kick was cut short, Carrasco raised a cross. Morata’s header shot went over the crossbar.

Mallorca scored the first goal. In the 20th minute of the first half, Rodriguez handled a corner kick and Kopepe cut forward. The ball passed and flowed backwards, and Nomark Chance’s Nastasic shook the net with a header shot.

Atletico continued the offensive after conceding. In the 22nd minute of the first half, Griezmann, who received a through pass, shot from outside the penalty box, but headed straight to the goalkeeper. In the 29th minute of the first half, Morata’s goal shot also flew honestly. And in the 34th minute of the first half, Lemar’s powerful mid-range shot was also nullified by a goalkeeper punch.

Once the VAR was activated. In the 39th minute of the first half, Molina was tripped by Kopepe’s tackle. The referee declared a penalty kick (PK). However, it was canceled after an on-field review.

Atlético managed to balance it out just before the end. In the 2nd minute of added time in the first half, Griezmann’s shot in front of the goal hit the goalkeeper’s hand and flowed. Griezmann passed it in front of the goal again, and the foul pushed it in while rushing. The first half ended 1-1.

[Second Half] Morata’s comeback goal + Carrasco’s key goal…Atletico 3-1 victory

Atletico turned around. In the 2nd minute of the second half, Molina posted a sharp cross from the right side and Morata fired a header shot. The ball was sucked into the corner of the goal.

exchanged one at a time. In the 5th minute of the second half, Griezmann raised a free kick, and Jimenez’s header shot was blocked by goalkeeper Rykovic with a body blow. In the 8th minute of the second half, Sanchez crossed from the left and Angel Rodriguez fell and hit his foot. However, it went straight to the goalkeeper.

Mallorca has changed. In the 10th minute of the second half, Lee Kang-in and Muriki were put in. And swallowed the regret. In the 15th minute of the second half, Dani Rodriguez’s strong shot headed for the goal. The goalkeeper of Grvíć parried this. In addition, in the 16th minute of the second half, Dani Rodriguez’s cross was connected by Hajika Dunic with a header shot, but it floated over the crossbar.

Lee Kang-in flashed. In the 30th minute of the second half, Lee Kang-in caught the ball in the final third. Afterwards, he got away with a concise dribble in a situation surrounded by three people. Finally, a shot in front of the fourth player hit the body, deflected, and went off to the side of the goal. Then, in the 31st minute of the second half, a shot from the outside of the penalty box was also blocked by a defensive block, swallowing regret.

Atletico nailed it. In the 32nd minute of the second half, Atletico’s counterattack unfolded. Griezmann’s long kick was connected to Carrasco, who ran forward. After that, in a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, he calmly pushed it aside and pushed it.

Lee Kang-in showed a better appearance once more. In the 1st minute of extra time in the second half, Lee Kang-in attempted an attack from the left side. He body-painted Molina in front and drove the ball towards the corner flag. Soon after, he succeeded in breaking through, dodging the tackle, and gave up a cutback. However, it was not linked to his teammate’s shooting. The match ended with Atlético’s 3-1 victory. ㅋㅋㅋ벳

On the other hand, ‘Sofa Score’, a soccer statistics media, gave Lee Kang-in an average of 6.6 points. 34 ball touches, 81% pass success rate, 8 crosses, 2 shots, 2 successful dribbles (2 attempts), 3 recoveries, 4 successful ground duels (5 attempts), 2 fouls did.

According to the media, Lee Kang-in ranked ‘3rd overall’ with 63 times in the 2022-23 season La Liga dribbling success. After Vinicius Junior (100th, Real Madrid) and Samuel Chuqueze (71th, Villarreal), he stood shoulder to shoulder with Rodrygo (63rd, Real Madrid).

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