Kiel advances to the German Pokal Cup round of 16
Lee Jae-seong (29) of German professional football 2nd Bundesliga Holstein Kiel, who played full-time for 120 minutes from confrontation with Bayern Munich to the’absolute first-final’ and overtime, received the attention of local media.
Jae-sung Lee started at the home game of the 2020-2021 German Football Association (DFB) Fokal Round 2 (final of 32) held at Holstein-Stadion in Kiel, Germany on the 14th (Korean time) and played until the end of the game with a penalty shootout.
Kiel won the penalty shootout 6-5 after winning a 2-2 draw against Munich, the defending champion, and advanced to the round of 16. Lee Jae-sung succeeded in a penalty shootout as the team’s fourth kicker.
Bild, a German daily newspaper, referred to them as’heroes’, highlighting Lee Jae-sung and Johannes van den Berg, who led the team’s victory by running to cause leg cramps.
In the 50th minute of the second half, Kiel, who entered overtime with a dramatic tie goal that made Hauke’s foot 2-2, had already run out of 5 replacement cards.
Both team players were exhausted, and two kill players fell on the ground in the 11th minute of overtime. Van Den Berg first complained of pain and lay down, followed by Lee Jae-seong, who competed for the ball with the Munich players.
“The two players lie on the ground with their faces distorted in pain. A’convulsion alarm’ sounded on the kill,” said Bilt. “They couldn’t play for a while. With 116 minutes of dedication, their legs seemed to stop listening.” Told.
However, Lee Jae-seong soon got up and relaxed and actively joined the defense. In the penalty shootout that followed, he became the fourth kicker and shook the net with a clean shot that tricked the opposing goalkeeper. Kill lost 6-5 in the penalty shootout.
Bild praised “Jae-Sung Lee, even as a penalty shootout kicker. He became the hero of the kill with his confident shooting.”
Kill, who caught a big fish, meets Darmstadt, where Baek Seung-ho belongs. There is a high possibility that the Korean Derby of Lee Jae-sung and Baek Seung-ho will open.
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