Kim Min-jae played full-time in the seventh round of the Bundesliga in the 2023-24 season against Freiburg on the 9th, playing a leading role in Bayern Munich’s 3-0 scoreless victory. Bayern Munich, where Kim Min-jae leads the defense, continues to be unbeaten in the Bundesliga this season with five wins and two draws (17 points).
Amid praise for Kim Min-jae’s early performance this season in Germany, German media outlet Fusbal Transfers introduced the early performance of the season by evaluating the players recruited by Bayern Munich in the transfer market this summer. Regarding Kim Min-jae, the media said, “Bayern Munich paid 50 million euros to Napoli to recruit Kim Min-jae and reinforced what they wanted.” Kim Min-jae has risen to the top of the center back option in competition with outstanding defenders such as Upamecano and Detrit. Kim Min-jae is not without mistakes, but he prevents his opponent’s chances of counterattack with tremendous speed and physical strength. Kim Min-jae expressed his expectations, saying, “I will be able to perform better in my debut season.” In addition, ‘Kim Min-jae has entered his prime as a soccer player. There won’t be much change throughout this season. It is likely to stabilize Bayern Munich even more,’ he added.
German media FCB Inside also said, “Kim Min-jae has established himself as a reliable defender of Bayern Munich.” Kim Min-jae not only showed his defensive skills against Freiburg, but also shone in the build-up. Kim Min-jae’s 171 passes are the highest since the success of 178 passes recorded by Leverkusen’s Dragovic against Dusseldorf in February 2019, he said. “Kim Min-jae’s role in Bayern Munich’s build-up is very important. “He is a key player in Bayern Munich under Tuchel.” 스포츠토토
Bayern Munich tied Leipzig 2-2 in the sixth round of the Bundesliga in the 2023-24 season on the 1st after struggling with two goals in the first half alone. Bayern Munich legend Matheus, who has won the Ballon d’Or since then, also mentioned that “Kim Min-jae is a factor that destabilizes Bayern Munich.”
Kim Min-jae played full-time in the second Group A match of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League against Copenhagen on the 4th, playing a leading role in Bayern Munich’s come-from-behind victory. Kim Min-jae was recognized for his strong performance by recording the highest ratings of both teams in the European soccer statistical media Sofa Score’s rating against Copenhagen.
Kim Min-jae also played full-time in the match against Freiburg on the 9th, and Bayern Munich won a complete victory without losing a point. Kim Min-jae was evaluated as the best defender in the Bundesliga, being named the best 11 in the 7th round of the Bundesliga selected by various media such as German media Kicker, TransferMarkt, and 90min.