I ran like ‘senpai’ Park Ji-sung… Praise for “like a mosquito”

  • February 24, 2023

2009-10 season European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League match between Manchester United and AC Milan.

Then-coach Alex Ferguson ordered Park Ji-sung to block AC Milan midfielder Andrea Pirlo. It would not be an exaggeration to say that Pirlo, who has a wide field of vision and outstanding passing skills, is the half of AC Milan.

As directed by Ferguson, Park Ji-sung followed Pirlo throughout the game, and AC Milan struggled to attack as Pirlo was blocked. Afterwards, Pirlo said in his autobiography that Park Ji-sung was “like a mosquito.”

13 years since then. A new ‘Mosquito’ has appeared at Manchester United.

The expression “mosquito” to Eric Tenhagh Manchester United midfielder Fred after the 2022-2023 European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) round of 16 second leg match against FC Barcelona held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England on the 24th (Korean time) wrote

“Fred’s role was to stop Frankie Deyong,” coach Tenhach said. “Fred, like a mosquito, was behind Deyong.

Just as Park Ji-sung followed Pirlo, Fred, who started as a defensive midfielder along with Casemiro, constantly followed De Jong and interfered with Barcelona’s offensive work.먹튀검증

According to Foot Mob, a soccer statistics company, Deyong’s pass success rate in the game was 80 percent. However, the pass attempt was 41 times (33 successful times), which was not more than the usual record. Deyong is also a midfielder who specializes in creating scoring opportunities with creative performance, but in the match that day, he only created one chance in the 90 minutes.

On this day, Fred tried five tackles among defensive indicators, but failed to succeed in one, but recorded one ball steal and three recoveries. In addition, he scored an equalizer in the 2nd minute of the second half when the score was 0-1, making a decisive contribution to the 2-1 victory.

Fred, who was expected to be released with the appointment of manager Tenhach, is currently leading the rise of Manchester United by establishing himself as an immovable main midfielder along with Casemiro.

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