What are the chances of Lee Kang-in joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)?
The South Korean national soccer team, led by Jürgen Klinsmann, lost 0-1 to Peru in an A-match trial at the Asiad Stadium in Busan at 8 p.m. on Saturday.
It was the first loss for Klinsmann’s side in two matches in March, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
In the 11th minute, South Korea fell victim to a Peruvian attack that exploited the defense with short passes. Eventually, Peru found Brian Reyna through an unoccupied left flank transition, and Reyna made no mistake in scoring.
South Korea, led by Lee Kang-in, pushed for an equalizer right up until the end of the match, but were unable to find it and fell to a 0-1 defeat.
From the seventh minute, Lee threatened the opposition with his daring dribbles in tight areas, drawing fouls, and in the 26th minute, he pinpointed Lee Jae-sung, who was breaking into the box from the left flank, and delivered a perfect mid-to-long pass.
Soon after, in the 28th minute, he played a perfect through ball to a penetrating Oh Hyun-gyu. Although Oh’s shot was inaccurate, it was a threatening one.
Lee Kang-in also knocked on the door of the goal himself. In the 34th minute, Hwang Hee-chan won the ball in the center of the box, held his ground and crossed to Lee Kang-in on the right flank, who unleashed an exquisite trajectory left-footed shot. However, goalkeeper Pedro Gajewski made the save.
In the 35th minute, he picked up the ball on the left flank and immediately sent a precise and powerful cross towards Won Doo-jae, who was waiting in the box, but the ball sailed just past Won’s head.
Lee continued to shine in the second half, connecting with an incisive header off a sharp cross from Hwang Hee-chan in the 28th minute. It was one of the best scoring chances of the game, although it was unfortunately saved by goalkeeper Ga Yesa.
Lee was a standout performer last season, and with six goals and six assists this season, he’s a strong candidate for a move. First, La Liga clubs like Atletico Madrid and Real Betis have been linked to the English Premier League (PL).
Atletico, a big club and UEFA Champions League (UCL) regular, seemed to be the favorite, but after the transfer was delayed due to transfer fees, a new candidate suddenly emerged.
PSG, who have let Lionel Messi leave in free agency, are also likely to sell Kylian Mbappe after he refused to exercise his extension option. 메이저놀이터
After the Peru game, international soccer fans became interested in Lee Kang-in, especially PSG fans, who were heavily rumored to be transferring him, and applauded his every move.
However, the PSG transfer rumors have since been put on hold. Spanish journalist Matteo Moretto, who was one of the first to report and follow the transfer rumors, was still convinced that the player was headed to Paris.
“99.9% he’s going,” Moreto wrote on social media shortly after the Peru game to a fan who asked about the possibility of Lee joining the club.
Meanwhile, shortly after the Peru game, Lee was asked about 메이저토토사이트 a move to PSG and replied, “I don’t know. What do you want me to talk about here?” Lee responded with a laugh.