Lee Kang-in is having a perfect October.
The Korean national soccer team (26th in FIFA rankings), led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, defeated Tunisia (29th in FIFA rankings) 4-0 in the October A match held at Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8 p.m. on the 13th.
The main player in this victory was definitely Lee Kang-in in attack. Lee Kang-in, who started as a starter, played in the center at the beginning of the game. However, Lee Kang-in decided that he would perform better if he moved to the right, and requested this from coach Jurgen Klinsmann and Lee Jae-seong.
After the game, Lee Kang-in said, “When (Lee) Jae-seong and I thought about him, we thought it would be better to change, and the coach also said ‘ok’ for it. I think our performance improved by making that change. Please let us do that and let us talk about it.” “I am grateful to the director who listened. I am also grateful to Jaesung who accepted it.”
After moving to the right, Lee Kang-in shook the Tunisian defense by using the pitch widely and striking into the center. In the first half, the team’s overall performance was somewhat disappointing, so it wasn’t noticeable, but Lee Kang-in, who finished the warm-up, started going crazy in the second half.
Lee Kang-in made a bold breakthrough in the 8th minute of the second half and earned a free kick in a good position. Lee Kang-in was the kicker. The ball left Lee Kang-in’s feet and hit the net with a fantastic trajectory. It was the moment when Lee Kang-in, who debuted for the national team on September 5, 2019, scored his debut goal in about four years. Lee Kang-in ran to the fans and roared, and the seniors also congratulated Lee Kang-in on his debut goal.
It didn’t end here. As soon as the game started again, Lee Kang-in boldly entered the penalty box and competed. Lee Kang-in, who won the ball himself, cut into the net again with a wonderful turning shot. Lee Kang-in, who scored his first multi-goal along with his debut goal, had his best game since his debut as he was also involved in an opponent’s own goal from a corner kick in the 22nd minute of the second half.메이저놀이터
France also paid attention to Lee Kang-in’s performance. France’s ‘Le Parisien’ said, “Lee Kang-in is causing a sensation far from Paris, France. Lee Kang-in, who was called up from September 24th, brought home a gold medal at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and received preferential military service. Today, Korea defeated Tunisia 4 times. He highlighted his performance by saying, “I scored my first two goals in a Korean uniform in the process of beating them to -0.”
He added, “Young Parisian Lee Kang-in is becoming a key player in the regime of former Bayern Munich coach Jurgen Klinsmann. He is growing rapidly. At the age of 22, he has scored 2 goals in 14 international matches.”
Lee Kang-in said, “The most important thing is the team’s victory. No matter who plays, the most important thing is for the team to win and for the team to do well. All the players seem to focus on winning and do their best,” and said, “I think he focuses on the team’s victory rather than his own performance.” evaluated more highly.