PSG allowed a late goal, drew 1-1 with Lille… Mbappe already scored his 16th goal
‘Golden Talent’ Lee Kang-in led the team’s attack by making several kill passes. However, his team, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), conceded a goal at the last minute and missed the victory.
PSG drew 1-1 in the away game against Lille OSC in the 16th round of the 2023-2024 French Ligue 1 held at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France at 4:45 am (Korean time) on the 18th. It was a disappointing result for PSG. Kylian Mbappe took the lead with the first goal, but conceded a goal at the end, resulting in a draw. With this, PSG posted 11 wins, 4 draws, and 1 loss (37 points). Although they remain at the top of the league, they have swallowed their disappointment by failing to challenge for a 9-game winning streak in the league.
On this day, Korean midfielder Lee Kang-in started as a left midfielder. He played full time without replacement and recorded a pass success rate of 88% and two key passes, providing good opportunities for his teammates. He also succeeded in dribbling the ball twice. Whoscored.com, a European soccer statistics website, gave Lee Kang-in a rating of 6.91. It means that he performed well. Footmob, another statistical media, also had a good rating of 7.0.
Lee Kang-in twice made through passes that created decisive goal opportunities in the first half. However, team striker Ousmane Dembele missed all of Lee Kang-in’s passes. In the 21st minute of the first half when the score was 0-0, Lee Kang-in led the team’s counterattack with a dribble from his own half. Lee Kang-in, who continued to attack, saw Dembele on the right and made a fantastic pass. However, Dembele’s right-footed shot missed the side of the goal.
In the 41st minute of the first half, Lee Kang-in recorded a good through ball, but missed it due to Dembele’s poor ball control. In addition, Lee Kang-in showed off his outstanding performance. In the 28th minute of the first half, he broke down the opponent’s defense wall by exchanging a 2-on-1 pass with Bradley Barcola on the left flank. In the 33rd minute of the second half, under pressure from the opponent’s defense on the left side, he created space with a one-touch heel pass. Thanks to this, PSG continued its team attack.
PSG also took the lead thanks to Lee Kang-in’s performance. In the 21st minute of the second half, Mbappe scored the first goal with a penalty kick. I calmly kicked to the left. The opposing goalkeeper also read the direction, but was unable to block the shot as it went too far into the corner. This marked Mbappe’s 16th league goal this season. He scored more goals in the 15 league games he played.
On this day, PSG presented a unique formation. PSG coach Luis Enrique brought out the 3-3-3-1 formation. With Mbappe at the top, Barcola, Vitinha, and Dembele supported the attack in the second line. Warren Zaire Emery, Manuel Ugarte, and Lee Kang-in played as midfielders. The three backs were guarded by Marquinhos, Danilo Ferreira, and Lucas Hernández, and goalkeeper Arnau Tenas guarded the goal. 토토사이트웹.
However, PSG played a difficult game against the opponent’s offense. In the first half alone, he gave up two threatening shots to Lille striker Eden Zegroba. PSG attempted a counterattack using Lee Kang-in’s pass. However, Dembele’s finish was disappointing. Vitinya’s powerful shot in the 36th minute of the first half was also blocked by the goalkeeper. In the 30th minute of the first half, Mbappe also attempted to break through from the left. However, the opposing defense was surrounded by 4-5 people and blocked this. In the first half, PSG recorded 66% of ball possession. I tried shooting 6 times, but there was no result.
The frustrating situation continued in the second half. However, in the 19th minute of the second half, defender Hernández joined the attack by overlapping, resulting in a foul against the opponent inside the penalty box. Lille defender Bafode Diakite was knocked down by a sliding tackle. The referee immediately blew the whistle and declared a penalty kick. Mbappe, who took the kicker, also calmly kicked the ball. In this process, Lee Kang-in also passed to the left, setting the stage for a penalty kick.
But Lille’s counterattack was fierce. He made several shots. Captain Marquinhos showed off his hand-to-hand defense and Tenas goalkeeper made a super save. However, PSG could not survive the extra time in the second half. We conceded a goal at the end. It was disappointing that substitute Marco Asensio missed a pass. This led to Lille’s attack. The Tenas goalkeeper initially blocked the opponent’s shot, but Lille Jonathan David, who was in front of the goal, scored the equalizer with a header. In the end, PSG was satisfied with getting one point from the away game.