Monster defender’ Kim Min-jae (27) struggled in offense and defense, but his team, Napoli, lost to Lazio by one goal, ending their 7-game winning streak in the official match.
Napoli lost 0-1 in the 2022-2023 Italian professional football Serie A round 25 home game against Lazio held at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, Italy on the 4th (Korean time).
This is a loss after about 2 months. Napoli have not lost since the away game against Inter Milan in early January (0-1 loss).
On the 18th of that month, Cremonese and Coppa Italia were eliminated in the round of 16 after drawing 2-2 until extra time and then losing 4-5 in a penalty shoot-out, but it was a draw according to the official record.
After this game, Napoli, who won all seven games in the league and the European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL), took a breather with the defeat that day.
The match against Lazio is also a match in which Napoli has conceded in six games. After conceding a goal against AS Roma (2-1 win) on January 30, the Napoli defense team led by Kim Min-jae kept a scoreless score for 5 consecutive matches.
After 21 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, Napoli (65 points) still kept its lead in the league.
Lazio (14 wins, 6 draws, 5 losses, 48 points), which caught the ‘big fish’, rose to second place, beating Inter Milan and AC Milan (47 points).
Kim Min-jae, who played as a left central defender in harmony with Amir Rahmani, played full-time and struggled in the air and defense.
According to whoscored.com, a soccer statistics site, Kim Min-jae won all 8 aerial contests on the day, placing overwhelmingly first among both teams.
This is more than twice as many as Matthias Olivera and Victor Osimen (three times), who are second in the team.
He kicked the ball twice in the danger zone and stopped the opponent’s shot once.
He actively participated in the build-up process of the rear, attempting 155 passes, the most in the team, and recording a 94.2% success rate.
In the 34th minute of the second half, trailing 0-1, he threatened Lazio’s goal with a header.
Hvica Kvarachhelia’s cross from the left flank was first headed by Osimen, which hit the post and bounced off.
Kim Min-jae, who had been waiting in front of the gate, tried again with a header, but was blocked by goalkeeper Ivan Provedel’s sensational save and swallowed his regret.
Whoscored.com gave Kim Min-jae a rating of 6.91, the second highest in the team. The highest rating is Piotr Zielinski (6.92), who played as a left midfielder.
On this day, Napoli showed superiority in various numbers such as possession (65%-35%), number of shots (14-5), and number of passes (733-402), taking the initiative and solving the game. 바카라사이트
However, in the 22nd minute of the second half, Matthias Vesino scored a thunderbolt mid-range goal and conceded.
The ball kicked by Kvarazhelia went to the front of Vessino, who was rushing from behind the penalty arc, and Vessino, who gained speed, kicked it with all his might and stabbed the bottom corner of the goal.
Vesino is a player named in the preliminary list of 34 players announced by the Uruguay Football Association to play evaluation matches against Korea and Japan during the A match in March.