Lee Kang-in who was Brought in as a Joker in the Second Half Hit the Goal Post

PSG (Paris Saint-Germain) lost for the first time in a game in which Lee Kang-in appeared.

PSG lost 1-2 to AC Milan in the 4th game of Group F of the 2023-2024 UEFA Champions League (UCL) held at San Siro in Milan, Italy at 5 am on the 8th (Korean time).

Advancement to the round of 16 became uncertain. 

Before today’s game, PSG was first in Group F. Group F, which includes Borussia Dortmund

Newcastle United, AC Milan, and PSG, has been called the Group of Death since the group formation was announced.

On the 8th, the rankings changed as PSG lost to AC Milan and Dortmund beat Newcastle 2-0. Dortmund took first place in Group F. 카지노사이트랭크

There is only a 3-point gap between 1st place Dortmund and 4th place Newcastle. 

All four teams have the potential to advance to the round of 16. For PSG

which could have safely advanced to the round of 16 if it had defeated AC Milan

winning or losing the next game became important. 

PSG will play the next Champions League group stage match against Newcastle on the 29th. 

Lee Kang-in entered the field as a substitute, not as a starter.

 Lee Kang-in was expected to be benched after only partially participating in team training the day before. 

In France, there was a lot of talk about Lee Kang-in’s physical condition and physical distribution. 

Although he only played for a short time, his presence was strong. 

A left-footed shot in the 44th minute of the second half hit the goalpost.

PSG used a 4-3-3 formation.

 Kylian Mbappe, Randal Colo-Muani, and Ousmane Dembele formed the top three. 

Vitinya started in midfield instead of Lee Kang-in. 

He teamed up with Warren Zaire-Emery and Manuel Ugarte.

The back four consisted of Lucas Hernández, Milan Skriniar, Marquinhos, and Ashraf Hakimi. 

The goalkeeper was Gianluigi Donnarumma. 

Lee Kang-in started the game on the bench.

AC Milan faced 4-3-3. Olivier Giroud was placed at the forefront. 

Rafael Leao and Christian Pulisic were deployed on both sides. 

Tiani Lijnders, Unus Musa and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were in midfield. 

Theo Hernández, Malik Taiou, Fikayo Tomori and David Calabria formed the back four. 

Mike Meignan guarded the goal.

PSG took over the atmosphere at the beginning of the game. 

The first goal was scored in the 9th minute of the first half. 

From a corner kick, Marquinhos dropped the ball in front of the goal with a header, and Skriniar scored with a diving header. 1-0. PSG took the lead.

The lead didn’t last long. Three minutes later, Milan scored the equalizer. 

After Giroud’s strong shot, Leant struck the ball into the net with an overhead kick. 

The score is tied 1-1. Afterwards, the two teams competed in a tight match.

In the second half, the victory went to AC Milan. Giroud cheered. 

In the 6th minute of the second half, he received Theo’s cross and finished with a header.

When they fell behind 1-2, PSG coach Luis Enrique became busy.

 Lee Kang-in was brought on in the 15th minute of the second half. 

At the same time, they aimed to tie the score by adding Gonzalo Hamus and Fabian Luis.

Lee Kang-in lived up to Coach Enrique’s expectations.

 He led the PSG attack with active movement. In particular, a left-footed shot in the 44th minute of the second half hit the goalpost.

However, PSG’s expected tie and comeback goal did not occur. 

The game ended like that, losing 1-2 and failing to score any points.

Lee Kang-in has been gaining momentum by increasing attack points in the last three games in a row. 

Starting with scoring a goal in the European Champions League group stage match against AC Milan on October 26, he recorded an assist and a goal in games against Brestois on October 29 and Montpellier on the 4th.

PSG won all three games. PSG defeated the opponent in attack and defense, scoring 9 goals and conceding 2 goals. 

Lee Kang-in’s contribution was great.

Lee Kang-in showed a pass success rate of 100% or close to 100% in every game. 

PSG’s attack went organically thanks to the elaborate passing play. 

Sometimes he even finished it himself, doubling the power of the team’s attack.

A green light has also been given in the competition for the starting position. Coach Enrique trusted Lee Kang-in. 

The number of times Vitinya was pushed out and Lee Kang-in was sent as a starter increased.

However, ahead of the game against AC Milan, it was expected in France that Lee Kang-in would appear from the bench. 

His chances of being selected were considered low because there were doubts about his physical condition, not his ability.

French media ‘RMC Sports’ reported on the 7th, “Lee Kang-in did not participate in PSG’s official training.

However, he participated in part of the evening training,” and “He was able to watch the game from the bench and play.

It is not said that he is in a condition where he cannot play the game at all. “I see it,” he said.

Lee Kang-in’s exact physical condition is unknown. He had great intentions to adjust his playing time for minor injuries or to manage his physical strength. 

Attention was focused on Lee Kang-in. 

This is because his recent performance is so hot. 

In his last match against AC Milan in the first leg, Lee Kang-in scored his first goal in the European Champions League. 

Afterwards, he scored attack points in three consecutive games and became a key striker for PSG.

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