Lee Jae-seong’s (31) team, Germany’s Bundesliga Mainz, recently suffered two defeats in a row.
Mainz lost 2-3 in a home game against Schalke 04 in the 31st round of the Bundesliga in the 2022-23 season held at the Meba Arena in Mainz, Germany on the 6th (Korean time).
Lee Jae-seong was not full-time in the game that day, but he came out as a starter and was substituted 20 minutes into the second half and played a total of 65 minutes. He didn’t score any attack points.
Mainz had previously lost 0-3 against Wolfsburg on the 1st. After losing the game that day, the last two games in a row, 3 runs, exposed anxiety. With this defeat, Mainz, who recorded 12 wins, 9 draws and 10 losses (45 points) in the league, is in 8th place among 18 teams.
On the other hand, Schalke have recently escaped the relegation zone with two consecutive wins. With 7 wins, 9 draws and 15 losses (30 points), it became 14th, far from 17th, the standard for 메이저사이트relegation. However, Bochum, in 17th place in the relegation zone, has 28 points, so the difference is not large. The relegation race will continue as Bochum have played one game less than Schalke.
Mainz finished the first half 0-1, and Leandro Baheiro scored a goal from a corner kick in the 8th minute of the second half to turn the game around. After Schalke took a 2-1 lead in the 15th minute of the second half, Aaron Martin of Mainz scored again in the 25th minute with a left-footed free kick.
It was the foul play that decided the tense game. In the second half of extra time, Anthony Cassi committed a foul by pulling an opponent’s jersey inside the penalty area. At the end of the video review (VAR), Schalke was awarded a penalty kick, which led to the winning goal.
Meanwhile, Lee Jae-seong, who failed to raise an attack point on this day, has been silent for more than two months. With seven goals and three assists in the league this season, he has no offensive points since recording one goal and one assist against Borussia Monchengladbach at the end of February.
Whoscored.com, a soccer statistics site, gave Lee Jae-seong an average score of 6.48. This is the 7th out of 11 who came out as a starter. On this day, Lee Jae-seong recorded 1 shot and 2 crosses.
Mainz is trying to escape from a losing streak against Frankfurt on the 13th.