Napoli lost to AC Milan in the first leg of the UCL quarterfinals. In the second game, many key players, including Kim Min-jae (27), were unable to play, so a red flag came in for the semifinals.
Napoli once again knelt down to AC Milan. Napoli lost 0-1 to AC Milan in the first leg of the 2022-23 UEFA Champions League quarterfinals held at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy on the 13th (Korean time).
After conceding the opening goal to Ismael Bennacer in the 40th minute of the first half, the counterattack failed, and in the second half, midfielder Andre Frank Jambo Anguisa was sent off after receiving a red card, and the defeat deepened. In the end, Bennasser’s goal in the first half became the winning goal, and they lost helplessly as it was.
In addition, Napoli, who are absent from Victor Osimen, 토토사이트the center of attack, and Giovandi Simeone, a striker who can be substituted, will not be able to play in the UCL 2nd game, even Kim Min-jae and Angusa, who are the nuclei of defense and midfield.
Kim Min-jae, who played full-time on this day but failed to prevent defeat, received a yellow card in the 33rd minute of the second half after complaining about unfairness in the judgment during defense. As a result, Kim Min-jae received a cumulative three yellow cards until the quarterfinals, and was unable to play in the second leg of the quarterfinals, the next game. Previously, Kim Min-jae received yellow cards in the group stage match against Rangers and in the round of 16 against Frankfurt.
Anguisa also received a yellow card while defending Theo Hernandez in the 25th minute of the second half, and four minutes later, in the 29th minute, received a second yellow card while defending with his feet high, and was sent off due to accumulated warnings. Of course, I can’t play in the UCL 2nd leg either.
Napoli led the game in the early stages, but could not open the goal, and AC Milan scored a goal in the first half with a quick counterattack.
Just one minute after the start of the match, Napoli’s Hvica Kravatz Helia hit a powerful left-footed shot, which the opposing defense cleared. In the 12th minute of the first half, Piotr Zielnski’s mid-range shot was also saved by AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Menan.
Napoli didn’t have Osimen, but AC Milan had Rafael Leang, a key striker. In the 40th minute of the first half, AC Milan, who launched a sharp counterattack centered on Leão, finally scored. Brahim Dias connected the pass after breaking through the dribble, and Leão changed the direction with one touch. And Bennasser’s powerful non-stop shot hit Alex Meret’s foot and went through the goal. In the first half extra time, AC Milan pushed Napoli hard, with Simon Kjaer’s header hitting the post.
In the 5th minute of the second half of the second half of Napoli, Elif Elmas, who received a cross from Kvarats Helia, aimed for the goal with a threatening header, but Menan blocked another shot.
In the second half, Napoli self-destructed by accumulating warnings. In the 29th minute of the second half, Angussa defended with his feet high, and was sent off after receiving his second yellow card. It was the result of not being able to control Hernandez.
Then, in the 33rd minute of the second half, Kim Min-jae expressed his dissatisfaction with the decision and showed a passionate appearance by swinging his arms, so the referee gave him a yellow card. The shots that came out after that were also blocked by Menan, and in the end, Napoli, who could not open the goal of AC Milan, lost as it was.
From the standpoint of Napoli, which suffered a crushing 0-4 defeat against Napoli in the previous league, it is in a situation where it is being held back by its league rivals at every important juncture.