Lee Kang-in is writing the best week ever.
Mallorca won 3-1 against Getafe in the 30th round of Spanish La Liga in the 2022-23 season held at Estadi Mallorca Son Mosi in Mallorca, Spain at 1:30 am (Korean time) on the 24th. With this, Mallorca has 40 points and jumped to 10th place, entering the remaining stability zone.
The protagonist of the match was Lee Kang-in. In the 11th minute of the second half when the score was 0-1, Lee Kang-in calmly pushed the second ball and scored the equalizer. It was the moment Lee Kang-in’s fourth goal of the season broke. Lee Kang-in, who balanced the game, put a wedge in victory right before the end of the game.
Lee Kang-in, who caught the ball from below the half line, started running looking forward. Getafe players tried to catch up, but they couldn’t catch up with Lee Kang-in’s speed at all. Lee Kang-in, who seized the perfect opportunity, scored multiple goals with a clear finish. It was his fifth goal of the season. It was the first multi-goal by a Korean player in La Liga.스포츠토토
Praise poured in after the match. Mallorca’s official social media called Lee Kang-in ‘KING’. The official La Liga social media highlighted the game record by attaching the title of “Designer of Victory” in front of Lee Kang-in’s name. Spain’s ‘Marca’ also put Lee Kang-in’s name in the 30th round Best Eleven. ‘Whoscored.com’, a football statistics media, also put Lee Kang-in in the La Liga team of the week.
The Spanish La Liga Secretariat also selected Lee Kang-in as the best player. On the 24th, the La Liga Secretariat announced the selection of the best eleven in the 30th round of the league through the official YouTube channel. Marc Andre Ter Stegen (Barcelona) was selected as the goalkeeper.
In the defense, Lee Kang-in’s teammate Antonio Raiyo (Mallorca), Eder Militang (Real Madrid), and Osaka de Marcos (Athletic Bilbao) were named. The midfield consisted of Lee Kang-in, Yon Monkayola (Osasuna), Monchu (Real Valladolid) and Marco Asensio (Real Madrid). The forward strikers were Ferran Torres (Barcelona), Ante Budimir (Osasuna) and Samuel Reno (Valencia).
As Lee Kang-in’s crazy performance continues, rumors of a transfer are burning recently. Reports are coming out one after another that numerous Premier League (EPL) teams are watching Lee Kang-in. Lee Kang-in is likely to part ways with Mallorca this summer.