Kim Min-jae performed well and received a standing ovation from the fans, and Bayern Munich won and continued their undefeated streak in the Bundesliga.
Bayern Munich won 3-0 thanks to Kingsley Coman’s multiple goals and Leroy Sane’s goal in the 7th round match against SC Freiburg in the 2023/24 German Bundesliga season held at the Illianz Arena in Munich, Germany on the 9th (Korean time). .
With the win against Freiburg, Munich continued its undefeated streak in the league and added 3 points to take the total to 17 points (5 wins, 2 draws), ahead of Bayer Leverkusen (19 points, 6 wins, 1 draw) and VfB Stuttgart (18 points, 6 wins, 1 draw). lost) rose to third place.
On the other hand, Freiburg fell to 9th place while maintaining 10 points (3 wins, 1 draw, 3 losses).
In addition, South Korean defender Kim Min-jae came on as a starter and played the full game, leading the team to a scoreless victory and receiving favorable reviews once again.
On this day, Munich used a 4-2-3-1 structure.
Sven Ulreich donned the goalkeeper’s gloves, and Alphonso Davis, Minjae Kim, Dayot Upamecano and Nusair Mazraoui formed the back four.
The third line was defended by Leon Goretzka and Jojua Kimmich, and the second line featured Leroy Janet, Thomas Müller, and Kingsley Coman.
Harry Kane was named as the top player in the front line.
Freiburg faced 4-4-2. Noah Attubolu guarded the goal, and Lucas Kübler, Manuel Gulde, Philippe Linhardt, and Kylian Sildija formed the back four.
Vincenzo Griffo, Maximilian Egestein, Merlyn Röhm, and Doan Ritz were deployed in midfield, while Lucas Höller and Roland Schalloi aimed at the Munich goal at the front line. 토토사이트
What stands out in the lineup against Freiburg is the selection of Müller.
Munich lost 2-1 with Müller’s substitution in the 2nd leg of Group A of the 2023/24 UEFA Champions League group stage against FC Copenhagen held at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 4th of the previous game.
They achieved a come-from-behind victory.
The first goal was conceded, but Jamal Musiala’s equalizer kept the score at 1-1, and Munich brought in Müller in the 32nd minute of the second half.
Miller, who was Munich’s vice-captain and played 674 games in total, scored the comeback goal five minutes after being introduced.
At the time, goalkeeper Ulreich’s long kick was sent to the back of the Copenhagen defensive line by Kane’s head, and Müller received it, overcoming the struggle with the defenders and creating a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper.
Rather than shooting, Müller calmly passed to Mathis Tell, who was rushing from the side, and Tell immediately hit a right-footed shot, hitting the Copenhagen net.
Müller’s replacement was spot on, and Munich won 2-1 away to Copenhagen, taking three points, extending their undefeated streak in the Champions League group stage to 36 games (33 wins, 3 draws), as well as advancing to the group stage with two wins in all.
They consolidated their position at the top of League Group A.
Munich coach Thomas Tuchel, who was impressed by Müller’s performance, immediately selected Müller as a starter in the next game against Freiburg.
Also, despite visiting Denmark in midweek, the starting lineup for the Copenhagen match was once again in operation, except for Müller replacing Musiala.
Munich took the lead early in the first half of the day, scoring a huge first goal.
In the 11th minute of the first half, Coman attempted a cross from the right side, but the cross took a large parabola and headed towards the goal, passing goalkeeper Yato Bolou’s key and leading to a goal.
Coman, who scored a fantastic first goal against Freiburg, succeeded in scoring his first goal of the season.
Also, by passing to Coman before he attempted a cross, Müller scored an assist and succeeded in achieving an attack point for the second game in a row.
After scoring a lucky goal, Munich got into the mood and quickly scored an additional goal, widening the lead.
In the 24th minute of the first half, Sane made a wonderful dribble break through the Freiburg defense and passed to Kane.
Kane, who entered the box, gave the ball back to Sane, and after exchanging a 2-on-1 pass with Kane, Sane put the ball into the goal with his left foot, making the score 2-0.
Jaune, who showed off his best condition on this day, received a pass from Coman in the 43rd minute of the first half, then once again passed the Freiburg defender with a flexible dribble, and this time he hit the net with a right-footed shot, seemingly scoring multiple goals, but as a result of the video review (VAR), Coman When receiving the pass, it was confirmed that the position was offside, so the score was cancelled.
Thanks to Coman’s fantastic opener and Sane’s additional goal, Munich finished the first half with a 2-0 score, taking one step closer to victory.
The score of 2-0 continued in the second half, and Coman, who scored the first goal in the 31st minute of the second half, made a selfless play, but was caught in offside once again. In a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, Coman attempted to create a more perfect scoring opportunity by passing to Matisse Tell next to him rather than shooting directly.
After receiving Coman’s pass, Tell hit the Freiburg net without difficulty, but the assistant referee immediately raised the flag and declared offside, so it was not recognized as a goal. Fans could not hide their disappointment with Coman’s choice to pass rather than shoot.
Unfortunately, the opportunity to score a key goal was lost, but in the 39th minute of the second half, Coman was lucky again and eventually scored.
After receiving a penetrating pass from Konrad Reimer, Coman entered the box, beat a defender, and attempted a left-foot curling shot aimed at the far post.
At this time, Coman’s shot was deflected off the back of defender Linhardt, who was right in front of him, and went straight into the goal, leading to a score.
Due to the deflection, goalkeeper Atubolu was unable to stop the ball as it flew in a completely different direction than expected.
Coman’s multiple goals broke Freiburg’s will to chase. Munich, who did not allow a goal after that, finished the game 3-0 and succeeded in continuing their undefeated streak since the season opened.
Meanwhile, after the game, praise poured in on Kim Min-jae, who played the full-time starting role that day.
According to soccer statistics media ‘FobMob’, on this day, Minjae Kim had a pass success rate of 92% (157/171) for 90 minutes, created 1 opportunity, made 3 interceptions, made 10 recoveries, and had a 100% aerial ball win rate (8/ 8) and played a perfect game.
He also received a rating of 8.3, the second highest score after Coman (9.2) and Sane (8.5), who scored.
In particular, Kim Min-jae received a standing ovation from the Munich home fans when he created a goal kick by using his strong physique to block Freiburg winger Maximilian Philipp’s penetration inside the box in the 3rd minute of the second half.
As a result, Minjae Kim succeeded in solidifying his status as a key defender in Munich by performing well once again following the previous game against Copenhagen.
Kim Min-jae received harsh criticism in the 2023/24 season Bundesliga 6th round match against RB Leipzig held at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, Germany, which ended in a 2-2 draw on the 1st.
Munich, who was on the verge of defeat after conceding two goals in the first half, avoided defeat in the second half when Kane and Sane scored consolation goals and equalizers, respectively.
Kim Min-jae’s passing was stable on this day, with 106 successful passes and a pass success rate of 92%, but he was often shown being pushed behind by opposing striker Royce Offenda with a 25% aerial duel success rate.
After several battles, Offenda showed confidence and made it difficult for Kim Min-jae, and Munich allowed 1 goal and 1 assist to Offenda due to a mistake by Sven Ulreich, giving the lead to Leipzig.
If Munich had lost, Kim Min-jae could not avoid responsibility for the defeat, so coach Tuchel also expressed his criticism of Kim Min-jae for the first time.
According to Germany’s largest soccer magazine ‘Kicker’, Tuchel pointed out about Kim Min-jae and Upamecano, “Kim Min-jae had no reason to go one-on-one, and rather than protect Kim Min-jae, Upamecano went out and allowed space.”
Not only coach Tuchel, but also Germany and Munich legend Lothar Matthaus pointed out Kim Min-jae.
Legendary midfielder Matheus played in Munich from 1984 to 1988 and 1992 to 2000, and is a legend who won the Bundesliga seven times.
He also won the 1990 Italian World Cup with the German national team, and played 150 games for the national team, making him one of the most capped players of all time for the German national team.
During his time in Munich, he was recognized as a central defender as well as a midfielder, and was a player who played the role of libero excellently.
According to a report by the German media ‘Sky Sports Germany’, Matheus criticized Kim Min-jae’s current skills, saying, “Kim Min-jae’s skills are not yet close to what we expected, and he is a factor of uncertainty in Munich.”
He continued, “He needs to get used to the Bundesliga.
I’m not against Kim Min-jae, but considering his achievements in Italy, he hasn’t lived up to the expectations I have for him yet,” he said, without hiding his disappointment with Kim Min-jae, who was Italy’s best defender, in Munich.
Mateus’s criticism is a change of attitude that is even more comparable to the one he had in welcoming Kim Min-jae’s recruitment last June, before his recruitment was confirmed.
Matheus expressed his opinion on Kim Min-jae’s transfer to Munich through his personal column last June.
He said, “Kim Min-jae would be a really good transfer.” He said, “Kim Min-jae is a really good transfer.
He had a fantastic season in Napoli, and he “For that reason alone, he will be a great fit for Munich,” he said, strongly welcoming Kim Min-jae, who will join Munich instead of Lucas Hernández.
Just three months later, Matheus criticized Minjae Kim sharply, causing Minjae Kim to face his first crisis since joining Munich, but he immediately succeeded in quelling criticism and doubts with his skills.
Kim Min-jae, who started the full-time game against Copenhagen and played well as a starter, leading the team to victory, not only showed a fantastic performance in the weekend league match immediately held, leading Munich’s undefeated streak, but also received a standing ovation from the home fans.