Lingard out for first time due to minor knee injury

Jesse Lingard (Seoul), the most experienced foreign player in the history of professional soccer’s K League, has been left off the roster for the first time due to a minor injury.

FC Seoul head coach Kim Ki-dong did not include Lingard in his roster for the team’s Hana Bank K League 1 2024 fourth-round match against Gangwon FC at Songam Sports Town in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, on Wednesday.

Kim told reporters before the match that Lingard felt pain in his knee and said, “He has water in his knee. He said it’s nothing serious,” Kim explained.

“It’s been about four days since (the injury was confirmed). I think he will train from tomorrow,” he added.

When the news of Lingard’s departure for the K League was first announced, it was hard to believe that it was fake news, 안전놀이터 but Lingard did not live up to his name in the early days.

Lingard, who has scored 35 goals in 232 official appearances for Manchester United (England), has played in the first, second, and third rounds of the K League 1 this season, but has no points to show for it.

After a 2-0 home win over Jeju United on Sept. 16,

He was criticized by Kim, who said, “I’m not a player if I can’t play better than a player who plays 90 minutes.”

Lingard met with the media at the club’s training center on March 23 and pledged his commitment, but he was unable to step on the field against Gangwon, his first game since March’s A match.

With Lingard unavailable, Kim deployed Ryu Jae-moon and Han Seung-gyu in the midfield with captain Ki Sung-yong at the center.

More than 10,000 seats were sold out at Chuncheon Songam Sports Town. According to the club, this is the first time the stadium has been sold out in Chuncheon since the paid attendance count.

Gangwon coach Yoon Jeong-hwan said, “I heard that this is the first time this many people have come to Chuncheon. 카지노사이트 추천 I think it’s important to bring both (the game) content and results for the fans who came in such large numbers,” said Kangwon coach Yoon Jeong-hwan.

“Another regret is that there are many people who want to see Lingard, but I think they will be disappointed that they can’t,” he said, adding, “That’s it, and we have to repay them with content and results so they will come to the stadium again next time.”

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