Kim Min-jae is playing at the level of a world class again this season. Bayern Munich scored a 3-1 victory over Galatasaray in the third Group A match of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League group stage at Nef Stadium in Istanbul, Turkiye, at 1:45 a.m. on the 25th. 스포츠토토
Munich took the lead by scoring the first goal in the early hours. Kingsley Coman, who received a pass from Leroy Sane in the 7th minute of the first half, immediately attempted a shot and shook the net. Later, Galatasaray fought back and turned the game back to square one.
Galatasaray has a chance. In the 28th minute of the first half, Icardi fell and a penalty was declared while Joshua Kimihi and Mauro Icardi competed in the penalty box. Icardi, who played as a kicker, tied the score with a Panenka kick. The two teams exchanged attacks, but the first half ended 0-0 without additional points.
Munich led the game in the second half. He tapped Galatasaray’s goal and sought his chance. In the end, Munich scored. Kane, who received Jamal Musiala’s pass in the 28th minute of the second half, scored the net. Munich, which rode the flow, immediately widened the score gap. In the 33rd minute of the second half, Musiala scored with a right-footed shot inside the penalty box. The match ended with Munich’s 3-1 victory.
According to soccer statistics media Sofa Score, Kim Min-jae recorded two full-time clearances, two shooting defenses, two interceptions, two tackles, two ground contention four attempts, two aerial contests five attempts, 71 ball touches, 90% pass success rate 52 out of 58 and six long balls eight attempts. The rating was 7.1 points.
Kim Min-jae has grown into the world’s best defender in Naples. He was firmly in charge of Napoli’s rear and made a brilliant contribution to winning Scudetto for the first time in 33 years. Napoli also reached the quarterfinals in the UCL, the best performance in the club’s history. Kim Min-jae was named Serie A Defensive Player of the Year in recognition of his performance.
This summer, Kim Min-jae moved to Munich. He also maintains a solid starting position in Munich. Kim Min-jae showed great performance in UCL. According to UEFA’s official standards, Kim Min-jae ranked first in ball stealing 29 times, third in clearing 20 times, and fifth in pass success 229 times. He showed a good record in defensive indicators and proved to be the center of the build-up with the number of pass successes.
Kim Min-jae was also nominated for the Ballon d’Or. Of the 30 Ballon d’Or candidates, there are only three defenders. Huveng Díaz, Kim Min-jae, and Yoshko Gvardiol. This shows how high Kim Min-jae’s status is. Global media Goal Dotcom also predicted Kim Min-jae’s expected ranking to rank 20th. Díaz, above Gvardiol.
Kim Min-jae has not been given a break due to injuries to his fellow players. Since joining Munich after completing basic military training, he has not played much time in the pre-season. The season has begun and Kim Min-jae’s playing time is increasing. As Matthias de Licht fell out due to injury, center backs of the Kim Min-jae and Dayo Upamecano combination continued to emerge. As De Licht returned, Upamecano was injured this time. Kim Min-jae started in all games except DFB-Pokal this season.