Lee Kang-in scored his third goal in the league and gave Mallorca a point.
Mallorca drew 1-1 with Real Sociedad in 메이저놀이터 the 25th round of the Spanish Primera Liga in the 2022-23 season held at Mallorca Estadi, Mallorca Visit, Spain on the 12th (Korean time). With one point at home, they remained in 10th place in the league.
Mallorca focused on defense and prevented Real Sociedad from attacking. Rykovic blocked Ojarzabal’s shot, but Real Sociedad scored the opening goal. Fernandez shook the net after receiving a David Silva pass in the third minute of the first half.
Mallorca reorganized its defensive organization after conceding a goal. However, one room was not enough due to the absence of Muriki. I tried to equalize in the first half, but I couldn’t create a chance to do this. Real Sociedad also struggled quite a bit on the road after scoring.
As the second half began, Mallorca brought in Grenier and Ndiaye. Lee Kang-in also shined in the 5th minute of the second half. After successfully pressing, he brought the ball and calmly pushed it after passing the goalkeeper to score the equalizer.
Lee Kang-in was the core of Mallorca. In the 17th minute of the second half, he aimed a sharp free kick into the Real Sociedad net. When Real Sociedad lost to Mallorca, Sohrlot was put in to try to turn the atmosphere around. Afterwards, Takefusa Kubo energized the side attack.
Mallorca brought in Lee Kang-in and Galareta and put in Battaglia and Sanchez to make a difference. Five minutes before the end of regular time, Ndaaye had a chance to turn the ball, but swallowed the disappointment by striking the post.
Real Sociedad was outnumbered with a merino red card just before the end of the match. Mallorca pulled the reins using their numerical superiority, but there was no reverse and the match ended in a draw.
After the game, soccer statistics company ‘WhoScored.com’ gave Lee Kang-in an average score of 7.8, the highest score among both teams. Another soccer statistics company, ‘Foot Mob’, also scored 7.5 points. Takefusa Kubo received a rating of 6.3 from Real Sociedad.
Spain’s Marca praised him, “He was like a lighthouse in Mallorca. He scored a valuable victory point with an equalizer. He set a career high in attack points and became the most important player in Mallorca this season.”