PSG failed to reach the UEFA Champions League UCL final

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) failed to reach the UEFA Champions League (UCL) final of the 2023-2024 season, ending the possibility of a “quadruple” for Lee Kang-in (23).

Lee came on as a 30th-minute substitute in the second leg of the UCL quarterfinal second leg against Dortmund at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France, at 4 a.m. ET on Aug. 8 and played the entire match. The team lost 0-1.

After losing the first leg 0-1, PSG fell to a 0-2 aggregate score after the first leg and failed to advance to the final. Lee Kang-in’s goal of winning the UCL title fell short.

After helping to defeat Barcelona in the quarterfinals, Lee became the fourth Korean player to reach the UCL semifinals, following in the footsteps of Park Ji-sung, Lee Young-pyo, and Son Heung-min.

Lee also reached the quarterfinals with Park Ji-Sung at Eindhoven in the 2004-2005 season. 바카라사이트 Park has been a consistent semifinalist for United ever since.

This is the first time a Korean player has reached the UCL quarterfinals since Son Heung-min (Tottenham) in the 2018-2019 season.

He lost the trophy to Liverpool in the final.

Many wondered if Lee Kang-in could become the first South Korean to reach the UCL final in five years, but he ended his journey in the semifinals.

Furthermore, Lee Kang-in became the first Korean player in 16 years to win the UCL title after Park Ji-sung, but he also fell short. The last Korean player to win the UCL was Park Ji-sung in the 2007-2008 season with Man United.

Lee’s chances of a historic quadruple evaporated after reaching the UCL final.

Before this match, Lee had already collected two trophies.

After moving to PSG just before the season, he won the French Trophée des Champions (French Super Cup) in January, and then completed the double by winning the Ligue 1 title on March 28th.

He then set his sights on the UCL title and the top of the Coupe de France (French FA Cup) against Lyon on May 25, but the quadruple was out of reach as he failed to reach the UCL final.

Lee will be hoping to lift the Coupe de France trophy and complete the triple in his first season at PSG.

Lee came off the bench in the 30th minute of the second leg after Dortmund had conceded a header to Hommels to make it 1-0, before being replaced by Unai Emery.

He was relentless in his attempts to give PSG a chance to attack.

In the 36th minute, Lee Kang-In registered an assist with a ‘courier cross’. He stepped up to take a long-range free kick. Marquinhos connected with a header, but the ball missed the side of the goal by a mere sheet of paper.

Lee took charge of PSG’s kicking duties during the game, 안전놀이터 but didn’t have much success. He even tried his hand at a shot late in the second half.

According to statistician Footmob, Lee played 14 minutes of stoppage time (4 minutes), with 1 shot on target, 1 chance created, 100% dribbling success rate (2/2), 100% accurate crossing rate (2/2), 0 lost balls, 1 recovery, and 100% ground ball won (3/3).

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