Kim Min-jae, who had an all-time performance, rose to the team of the week in the European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL).
On the 23rd (Korean time), ‘Whoscored.com’, a soccer statistics media, released the best eleven for the first leg of the UCL round of 16. Positions were selected based on their own ratings. A large number of those who performed well were selected, and there were four players each from Napoli and Real Madrid. Dortmund produced two and Bayern Munich had one.
Minjae Kim was there too. Kim Min-jae, who started in the first leg of the round of 16 against Frankfurt, completely blocked Muani with Randall Cole, the main attacking force of Frankfurt. He was record-perfect. 1st place with 148 touches, 1st place with 125 successful passes, 1st place with 12 successful contests, 1st place with 11 successful ball possessions, 1st place with 5 tackles, and 1st place in 6 items. 메이저놀이터
It didn’t end here. He recorded a 100% dribbling success rate and a 100% aerial contest success rate as well. Not only did he defend, Min-jae Kim was unmatched in his game influence. With Kim Min-jae completely blocking Muani with a call, Victor Osimen and Giovanni Di Lorenzo scored consecutive goals to win 2-0. This gave Napoli an advantage in advancing to the quarterfinals. Napoli’s best UCL record ever is the round of 16.
‘Whoscored.com’ commented, “Kim Min-jae is a Napoli defensive machine. Frankfurt could hardly penetrate Kim Min-jae. He blocked Frankfurt’s attack with an excellent record and showed amazing performances in passing and competition, leading Napoli to victory.” Kim Min-jae, who had a rating of 8.48, was also recognized for his performance by joining the UCL Lee Joo-ju team.
Min-jae Kim’s teammates from Naples, Osimen, Irving Lozano and Di Lorenzo, were included. The highest rating was Vinicius Junior with 9.47 points, followed by Karim Benzema (Real, 9.1 points) and Kingsley Coman (Munich, 8.97 points). In addition, Emre Can (7.93 points, Dortmund), Luka Modric (Real, 7.95 points), Eder Militang (Real, 8.05 points), and Gregory Kobel (Dortmund, 8.63 points) were selected as the best eleven.