Analysis of Asian Football Confederation round of 16 results
Kim Min-jae (Bayern Munich) and Lee Kang-in (Paris Saint-Germain), the core of the Korean national soccer team’s offense and defense, ranked first in the division records for the round of 16 of the ‘2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup’.
According to the results of the round of 16 analyzed by the Asian Football Confederation on the 2nd (Korean time), Kim Min-jae made seven interceptions in the round of 16 against Saudi Arabia.
7 is the record for the most interceptions in this tournament. Uzbekistan defender Abdukhodir Khusanov is in second place with number 5. The federation analyzed, “Bayern Munich defender Kim Min-jae’s performance was a decisive factor in Korea’s advancement to the quarterfinals.”
Lee Kang-in ranked first overall in the scoring opportunity creation category with 7 times.
The 7th inning is the highest number of scoring opportunities among all players in the round of 16. The second place was Shahrom Samiev (Uzbekistan) with 6 times.
In addition, Lee Kang-in, along with Australia’s Craig Goodwin, became the player who created the most scoring opportunities in one game in this tournament. Goodwin created seven scoring opportunities in the first group match against India.
In addition, the federation introduced that the Korean national team created an unusual scene by scoring three goals in the extra time of the second half alone. Korea scored a goal in extra time in the second half of the match against Saudi Arabia in the round of 16, following the match against Jordan in the second match of the group stage and against Malaysia in the third match. 토토사이트