Lee Kang-in, La Liga April ‘Player of the Month’ candidate… Competition with Griezmann and Asensio
Can Lee Kang-in (RCD Mallorca) win the Player of the Month award for the first time in his life?
On the 26th (Korean time), Spanish La Liga released seven candidates for the ‘April Player of the Month Award’, including Lee Kang-in, through official SNS.
Mallorca ace Lee Kang-in played a total of크크크벳 4 games during the month of April and scored 2 goals, showing a good performance. In particular, he scored multiple goals against Getafe in the 30th round of La Liga in the 2022/23 season held on the 24th, leading to a 3-1 come-from-behind victory.
With Mallorca trailing by 0-1, Lee Kang-in scored the equalizer in the 11th minute of the second half by pushing the second ball that was blocked by the goalkeeper.
In the extra time of the second half, Mallorca caught the ball and ran about 70m to the penalty box, then shook the net with a left-footed shot to seal the game.
After the Getafe match, Lee Kang-in received a lot of praise for his 10,000-point performance, and on the 25th, La Liga included Lee as one of the ‘League Round 30 Best 11’ members through the official video channel.
La Liga did not stop there, and Lee Kang-in, who still had a game schedule for April, was immediately nominated for the ‘April Player of the Month’.
Lee Kang-in has never received the Player of the Month award in La Liga. He scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the month of August last year and was nominated for the ‘August Player of the Month’, but failed to win the award because he was pushed by Borja Iglesias (Real Betis), who scored 4 goals.
Lee Kang-in and Mallorca are about to face off against Atletico Madrid on the 27th at 2:30 am in the 31st round of the league. If he can record an attack point against Atlético, a powerhouse in La Liga, Lee Kang-in can take a step closer to the Player of the Month award.
Players who will compete with Lee Kang-in for the ‘April Player of the Month’ include Ignatius Williams (Athletic Bilbao, 3 goals), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico, 2 goals), and Marco Asensio (Real Madrid, 3 goals, 2 assists). ), Ronald Arauho (Barcelona, 1 assist), Youssef En-Nesiri (Sevilla, 3 goals), and Selim Amala (Real Valladolid, 2 goals, 1 assist) were named.