SSC Napoli ‘Iron Pillar’ Kim Min-jae (26) received rave reviews for his perfect performance.
Napoli won 5-1 in the 18th round of Serie A in the 2022/23 season against Juventus held at Stadio Diego Maradona in Naples, Italy on the 14th (Korean time).
Napoli, who finished the first half 2-1, scored three more goals in the second half to overwhelm second-place Juventus and consolidate their lead in the league.
Kim Min-jae, who played as a starter that day, allowed Angel Di María to concede, but contributed to Napoli’s landslide victory by showing excellent overall performance.
In particular, Kim Min-jae completed 메이저놀이터 a total of 69 passes in 90 minutes, making the most passes among both teams along with teammate Stanislav Robotka.
He also made 3 out of 5 long-distance passes, and in defense, he recorded the highest number of successful tackles with partner Amir Rahmani with 3 successful tackles.
After the game, soccer analysis media ‘The Trivillar Effect’ gave Kim Min-jae a rating of 9 and selected him as one of the best players of the day.
Even though Kim Min-jae received a rating of 9 points, he was unable to rank first in the team rating due to Victor Osimen and Hvitza Kvarachhelia, who scored 10 points on the day.
The media said, “Kim Min-jae reminded Serie A fans why he is considered the league’s best central defender this season.”
He added, “Kim Min-jae, who signed an amazing contract with Napoli last summer, served as the starting point for Napoli’s scoring and his pass success rate reached 93%.”
“Kim Min-jae’s defense was better,” he said. “He read the game professionally, blocked a total of three shots, and tormented the Juventus strikers whenever they tried to possess the ball.”
Despite this season being his debut season at Napoli, Kim Min-jae has become one of the best defenders in the league by showing outstanding performance in every match.
Amidst Kim Min-jae’s performance, Napoli (47 points) succeeded in widening the gap with Juventus (37 points), which is second in the league, and showed off its strong potential for the Serie A championship this season.