Kim Min-jae (27, photo), the signature defender of the Korean national soccer team, recorded his first assist since joining Napoli, Italy.
Kim Min-jae started as a central defender and played full-time in the 2022-2023 Serie A round 22 home game against Cremonese, the lowest in the league, held at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, Italy on the 13th. Napoli won 3-0, and Kim Min-jae assisted Victor Osimen’s goal with his head in the 20th minute of the second half, widening the lead to 2-0. In a corner kick situation, Giovanni DiLorenzo’s header was caught on Kim Min-jae’s head, who flew from the left side of the goal area, and Osimen pushed it in front of the goal.
This is the first help of Kim Min-jae, who joined Napoli this season. Kim Min-jae scored his debut goal for Napoli in the second round against Monza in August of last year and also scored a goal against Lazio in the fifth round in September, and recorded his third offensive point (two goals and one assist). Kim Min-jae showed a solid appearance in defense and led the team to a scoreless victory.
According to soccer statistics site Whoscored.com and Footmob, Kim Min-jae ranked first in the team in terms of defensive indicators, including 5 kicks and 7 aerial victories. On this day, Cremonese had only one effective shot. Napoli is currently the team with the fewest goals in the league (15 goals).
Kim Min-jae also plays a big tactical role in Naples. He is actively involved in the build-up of the rear, and in the match against Cremonese, he attempted 120 passes. Kim Min-jae was the only player who attempted more than 100 passes in Naples that day. In the meantime, he connected a whopping 106 times with a high success rate of 88%. 카지노
Immediately after the game, Whoscored.com and Footmob recognized Kim Min-jae’s performance with a high rating of 8 points. WhoScored.com gave him 8.1 points, the fourth highest in the team, and Foot Mob gave him 8.5 points, giving him the best player in the game.
Napoli, the league leader, won 6 consecutive wins and accumulated 59 points (19 wins, 2 draws, 1 loss), maintaining a wide gap with Inter Milan (43 points, 14 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses) in second place. After the opening, Cremonese stayed in 20th place (8 points, 8 draws, 14 losses), the lowest without winning a win in 22 games.