‘Monster’ Kim Min-jae (24, Naples) played full-time and contributed to a great victory over Juventus.
On the 14th (Korean time), Napoli won Juventus 5-1 in the 18th round of Italian Serie A in the 2022-23 season at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in Naples, Italy.
Napoli, who had a shocking victory in the match against 2nd place Juventus before the match, secured 15 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with 47 points, firmly defending the top spot. Juventus recorded 37 points from 11 wins, 바카라사이트 4 draws and 3 losses, and was pushed to third place with the same difference in points from AC Milan.
Kim Min-jae, who was replaced after playing only the first half in the previous match against Sampdoria, returned to a healthy appearance and showed a full-time active performance. Previously, it was true that Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti had concerns because he explained Kim Min-jae’s replacement against Sampdoria as an “injury prevention measure.”
However, Kim Min-jae was the overwhelming usual appearance itself. He attempted 5 tackles, all of which were successful, and his pass success rate was a whopping 93%. He was almost perfect defensively as well.
Whoscored.com, a soccer statistics site, gave Kim Min-jae a high rating of 7.7 points. Rahmani, who played as a center back duo with Kim Min-jae and scored the winning goal in the second half, received the highest rating in the midfield and defense with 7.8 points.
The highest rating was wing-forward Hvica Kvarachhelia, who was involved in a total of 4 goals, including 1 official goal and 2 assists, with an overwhelming score of 9.8. Front striker Victor Osimen, who recorded two goals and one assist, also received a high rating of 9.6 points.
The Napoli striker tore through Juventus’ defense, which had not allowed a single goal during the recent eight-game winning streak.
In the 14th minute of the first half, Hvica Kvarachhelia’s bicycle kick shot was blocked by the opposing goalkeeper’s save. However, Osimen quickly rushed the bounced second ball and connected it with a rebound header to score the opening goal.
In the 38th minute of the first half, Napoli scored an additional goal. Osimen took advantage of an opponent’s error and caught the ball inside the penalty box and passed to Kvarachhelia. Kvarachhelia scored from a golden opportunity with a calm finish.
Afterwards, Juventus also scored a comeback goal from Angel Di María, who received a pass from Dius Milik. An irregular bounce occurred near Kim Min-jae, who had blocked Di Maria and Juventus’ attackers throughout the first half, and the ball flowed backwards, and unfortunately had to concede a goal.
However, Napoli’s attack spewed fire in the second half. In the 9th minute of the second half, Kvarachhelia’s corner kick cross was connected by Rahmani with a non-stop volley and pierced Juventus’ net. Score 3-1.
The score gap widened, but Napoli’s attack did not stop. In the 20th minute of the second half, after Kvarachhelia broke the opponent’s pass, he connected a cross, and Osimen scored the second goal with a header. In the 27th minute of the second half, Elf Elmas’ 5th goal led Napoli to 5-1, effectively consolidating the victory.