‘Lee Jae-sung’s equalizer’ Mainz wins 3-1 against busy Munich
German professional soccer Mainz has caught the ankle of Bayern Munich, the ‘giant’, aiming for the 11th consecutive Bundesliga championship.
‘Korea National Soccer Team’s midfielder’ Lee Jae-seong contributed to a come-from-behind victory with a play that became the stepping stone to the equalizer.
Mainz defeated Munich 3-1 in the home game of the 29th round of the German Bundesliga in the 2022-2023 season held at the Meva Arena in Mainz, Germany on the 22nd (local time).
In the meantime, Lee Jae-seong, who was put in as a substitute and started in 4 games, moved actively from left to right in the second line of Mainz until he was replaced by Aymen Barkok in the 32nd minute of the second half.
Jae-Sung Lee, who is recording 7 goals and 3 assists this season, failed to score an attacking point on the day, but in the 20th minute of the second half, he attempted a shot that led to Ludovic Azorc’s equalizing goal, serving as the starting point for the equalizer.
Mainz, who continued undefeated in 10 matches (6 wins, 4 draws), jumped to 6th place (45 points), which is given the right to participate in the European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa Conference League (UECL) next season.
Munich (59 points), which is trying to win its 11th consecutive Bundesliga title, is in danger of losing its lead to Borussia Dortmund (57 points), who have played one game less.
Munich, which has won an overwhelming race and won comfortably, is competing fiercely for the lead this season with Dortmund and Union Berlin (3rd place, 52 points).
With Munich leading the game on this day, Mainz tried to find a way out through organized pressure and Leandro Baheiro’s active breakthrough.
In the 28th minute of the first half, Baheiru finished the ball with a shot that was blocked by the defender as Jae-Sung Lee took the ball from the opponent’s half and dug to the left and gave it to the center.
The opening goal went to Munich.
Sadio Mane, who was accused of assaulting teammate Leroy Sane, gave his team the lead with an ‘Atonement Goal안전놀이터‘.
In the 29th minute of the first half, João Cancelo’s diagonal cross from the left opened Mane’s goal with a slight head from the gate.
Mane hit you in the face when the team lost 3-0 in the away match between Manchester City (England) and the European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League (UCL), and was punished by the club itself. Returned to the front row.
However, Manet’s atonement did not lead to Munich’s victory.
In the 20th minute of the second half, Mainz balanced the game with striker Azorc’s 4th consecutive goal.
When the Munich defense kicked the Mainz player’s cross with a header and flowed to the front of the goal area, Lee Jae-seong connected it with a right-footed volley from the front of the penalty area.
As Munich goalkeeper Lee Jae-sung missed the shot properly, Azorc, who had been lurking in front of the goal, scored an equalizer with a header.
In the 28th minute of the second half, Mainz turned the game around with Baheiru’s come-from-behind goal following Karim Onisiwo’s assist.
Here, in the 34th minute of the second half, left wingback Aaron Karicol scored an additional goal with a powerful left-footed shot near the left corner of the penalty area, putting a wedge in Mainz’s come-from-behind victory.