Kim Min-jae, the core of the national soccer team’s defense, was replaced due to an injury during a Serie A league match for his team, Italy Napoli.
Kim Min-jae started as Napoli’s central defender in the 토토사이트 2022-2023 Serie A round 26 home game against Atalanta held at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, Italy on the 12th (Korean time).
Kim Min-jae, who stood at the center of Napoli’s defensive wall while working with Amir Rahmani, collapsed in the 29th minute complaining of pain in his right calf.
Kim Min-jae, who was lying on the ground after being tackled by Duvan Zapata, did not get up for a while and was eventually replaced by Joao Jejus.
It has been two months since the 17th round against Sampdoria in early January that Kim Min-jae, who has been active as a built-in starter as soon as he joined Napoli this season, was replaced in the middle of a league game.
At the time, he felt muscle stiffness and digested only 45 minutes in the first half to prevent injury.
The right calf is a place where Kim Min-jae was injured during the Qatar World Cup last year, so concerns may grow.
Spalletti said, “I told Kim Min-jae that he had to come to training tomorrow morning, and he said there was no problem.”
When Kim Min-jae was replaced by Jejus, he walked out of the ground on his own.
Football Italy said Napoli is confident that both Kim Min-jae and goalkeeper Alex Meret, who suffered a wrist injury during the warm-up before the match, will be able to play in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 against Frankfurt (Germany) on the 16th. told
Despite the sudden injury variables of the players, Napoli defeated Atalanta 2-0 in a scoreless defense.
In the 15th minute of the second half, Hvica Kvarachhelia scored the winning goal, followed by Rahmani’s additional goal in the 32nd minute of the second half.
Napoli, which had been suspended 0-1 by Lazio in the last round, succeeded in rebounding and took the lead in Serie A with 22 wins, 2 draws, 2 losses and 68 points.
With 12 league games left this season, Napoli’s victory was virtually a matter of time before 2nd place Inter Milan (50 points, 16 wins, 2 draws, 8 losses) by 18 points.
Atalanta was in 6th place (42 points, 12 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses).
After the match, Kim Min-jae scored 7.7 points in foot mob and 7.3 points in whoscored.com.
Kvarachhelia, who recently won the League Player of the Month award for the first time in Serie A twice in a single season, took the lead on this day as well, earning the highest points of both teams (whoscored.com 8.6 points, footmob 8.5 points).