PSG won 2-1 over Nantes in the 15th round of the 2023-2024 French League at 5 a.m. on the 10th (Korea Standard Time) in Paris, France.
As a result, PSG is leading the league with 11 wins, three draws and one loss, with 36 points. The gap with runner-up AS Monaco (30 points) widened to six points, and the gap with third-place OGC Nice (29 points), which played one game less, is seven points. Nantes ranked ninth with five wins, three draws and seven losses, and 18 points.
It has already won eight consecutive games in the league. PSG has gradually become a “defending champion” by winning eight consecutive games since a 0-0 draw at Clermont in October.
PSG opted for a 4-3-3 formation. Bradley Barcola-Kylian Mbappe-Igangin, Vitinha-Manuel Ugarte-Carlos Soler, Luca Hernandez-Nanilu Pereira-Marquignos-Ashraf Hamiki and Arnaut Tenas made the selection list.
Lee Kang-in, who started three consecutive games, started as a right wing forward. He led the PSG attack by working with Hakimi and Soler on the right side. On the left, Barcola tried to break through individuals using speed, while on the right, Lee Kang-in cracked the Nantes defense with a pass play with his teammates.
Lee Kang-in’s personal skills were also outstanding. He secured a foul with his flexible dribbling of both feet, and presented his teammates with an opportunity with his accurate left-footed kick.
He also worked well with Mbappe. Lee Kang-in dribbled off the defense in the 16th minute of the first half and sprayed a long pass to Mbappe’s feet running forward. In the extra time of the first half, he delivered an accurate right-footed cross to Mbappe after a great breakthrough. All of them did not lead to a goal, but it was a threatening scene. 파워볼실시간
PSG, which was leading by Barcola’s first goal, allowed Mostafa Mohammed to score a header equalizer in the 10th minute of the second half. They needed another goal for three points. Coach Luiz Enrique put Lee Kang-in in the left midfielder position, putting Usman Dembele out of Vitinha. Since then, Barcola and Soler have been brought to the bench, but Lee Kang-in left the full time for 90 minutes.
Coach Enrique’s choice was the answer. Lee Kang-in rewarded his faith by making the difference with one left foot. Lee Kang-in was a threat on the right or left.
In the 36th minute of the second half, Lee Kang-in took charge of the kicker in a free-kick opportunity obtained from the right side. The ball he rolled with his left foot headed to the other side of the goal with a sharp trajectory. Luca Hernandez’s header was blocked by the goalkeeper, but Randal Colo Muani finished the ball that fell just in front of him to make it 2-1.
Lee Kang-in’s left foot kept flashing. He poked an accurate forward pass into Kolo Muani penetrating the left side in the 40th minute of the second half. Kolo Muani broke through and passed it to Asensio in the box. It was a decisive opportunity in front of the goal, but Asensio’s right footed shot went over the net.
There were five minutes of extra time in the second half. PSG faced a crisis with Nantes’ last attack, but they managed to secure a one-goal lead to end the game.