Lee Kang-In scored his Ligue 1 debut goal to lead Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) to a convincing win.
PSG earned a 3-0 victory over Montpellier in the 11th round of the 2023-24 French Ligue 1 on Thursday morning (ET) in Paris, France. The win puts PSG at the top of Ligue 1 with a record of seven wins, three draws, and one loss (24 points).
Lee Kang-in started the match against Montpellier and had a strong performance, notably scoring the game-winning goal in the 10th minute on his Ligue 1 debut. A low cross from the right flank by PSG’s Hakimi was flicked on by Mbappe to Lee, who collected it at the edge of the penalty area and rattled the Montpellier goal with a powerful right-footed strike.
Lee’s goal against Montpellier was met with rave reviews in France. “It was a remote-controlled missile,” said French outlet Footmercato. Lee started in place of Vitinha against Montpellier and quickly justified Luis Enrique’s trust. It was a shot that Montpellier could not stop.
The publication also named Lee Kang-in the Man of the Match (MOM) against Montpellier. “After returning from a call-up to the South Korean national team, Lee stunned the Parc des Princes once again. Lee scored an exquisite shot into the top corner of the goal. He was very active on the left side throughout the first half. His 100% pass completion rate was also interesting.
French outlet Score said, “Lee Kang-in, who joined PSG from Mallorca this season, hasn’t had a chance to shine at PSG due to his long-term call-up to the South Korean national team. Since his return to PSG, Lee has impressed everyone. Lee scored the opening goal against Montpellier with a spectacular strike. The French Ligue 1 secretariat tweeted that Lee’s performance will leave a bad memory for the Montpellier defenders.
The French Ligue 1 secretariat also shared a video of the goal on social media with a rocket emoji, saying, “Lee put it in the top corner. 무지개토토 주소
With his goal against Montpellier, Lee has now scored an attacking point in three consecutive games. He scored his PSG debut and UEFA Champions League goal against AC Milan in the third leg of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League Group F last month. He then assisted on Mbappe’s goal in the 10th round of the 2023-24 French Ligue 1 against Brest. Lee continued his consistent form with a goal against Montpellier.
Lee has started all five of his Ligue 1 appearances this season and has been a key player. PSG are unbeaten in all five Ligue 1 matches and two UEFA Champions League matches in which Lee has played this season.