Historical ‘Leba Munich Korean’ KIM Munich starts to break the European big league’s seal D-2
Kim Min-jae (26, Bayern Munich) challenges to conquer Germany following the conquest of Italy.
Kim Min-jae moved from Italy’s Serie A Napoli to Germany’s Bundesliga Bayern Munich through the transfer market this summer. He is 스포츠토토 expected to become the first Korean player to play as a main player in ‘Leba Munn (Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich)’, which refers to the world’s strongest soccer club.
He has already warmed up. Kim Min-jae participated in Bayern Munich’s pre-season tour and played 3 games. He played 45 minutes in the first half of the Kawasaki Frontale match held in Japan (1-0 win), and also played the first 45 minutes of the match against Liverpool held in Singapore (4-3 win). The match against AS Monaco (4-2 win) in Germany lasted 63 minutes.
Considering the nature of the preseason, which involves testing various combinations by participating in several players, Kim Min-jae is classified as a key player. Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel made more than 10 substitutions in each of these three matches. The players who started in all three games were Kim Min-jae, Alfonso Davies, Benjamin Pavard, Serge Gnabri, and Jamal Musiala.
now it’s a practice Bayern Munich will play the 2023-24 season DFB Super Cup against Leipzig at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany at 3:45 am (Korean time) on the 13th. Last season’s Bundesliga winners Bayern Munich and DFB Pokal champions Leipzig will play a one-off final to open the new season.
Kim Min-jae can add one more championship cup at the same time as the season begins. Kim Min-jae, who previously won the Serie A championship with Naples in Italy, crosses the DFB Super Cup trophy as soon as he moves to Germany, another European big league. Bayern Munich is the most successful team in the DFB Super Cup with 10 wins, and has won the last three seasons in a row.
On the 19th, the Bundesliga official opening match will be held. Bayern Munich’s opener opponents are Werder Bremen, a mid-table team that finished 13th in the Bundesliga last season. The two teams will start the Bundesliga for the new season at the Beserstadion, their home stadium in Bremen.
Bayern Munich is also the most likely to win the Bundesliga. Bayern Munich is the most successful team with 33 titles. Five stars are engraved on the left chest of Bayern Munich’s jersey, which is a privilege that only teams that have won more than 30 championships can wear. If Bayern Munich wins again this season, it will write a record of winning the Bundesliga for 12 consecutive seasons.
The opponent is Dortmund, as always. Dortmund is chasing Bayern Munich in the position of a permanent second player or a permanent challenger. Last season, he was on the verge of winning his ninth championship, but stayed in the runner-up again because he drew 2-2 with Mainz in the final match of the league. Lee Jae-sung assisted Mainz’s second goal in this match.
Lee Jae-seong (31, Mainz) and Jung Woo-young (23, Stuttgart) are also preparing for the opening of the Bundesliga. Lee Jae-sung signed a three-year contract with Mainz right after the end of last season. Jung Woo-young left Freiburg this summer and moved to Stuttgart, signing a three-year contract.
Lee Jae-sung will be wearing Mainz’s number 7 and Jung Woo-young will be wearing Stuttgart’s number 10. Mainz will play the opening game in the Union Berlin away game on the 20th, and Stuttgart will digest the opening schedule in the home game against Bochum on the 19th.
Since there are three Korean players, the ‘Korean Derby’ is often held. On September 16th, Jae-Sung Lee and Woo-Young Jung will face each other in the match between Mainz and Stuttgart. This is the first Korean derby in the Bundesliga this season. However, if Jung Woo-young participates in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, he will miss this game.
On October 22, Lee Jae-sung and Kim Min-jae will clash for the first time in the match between Mainz and Bayern Munich. The two played together for two years in the past K-League Jeonbuk Hyundai, and Jeonbuk won the K-League championship for two consecutive years during this time. The match between Bayern Munich and Stuttgart is scheduled for December 16th.
The Bundesliga in the new season is expected to have more things to see in Korean performances than in previous years.