‘Bundesliga Korean Derby’ misfire… Lee Jae-seong starts, Jung Woo-young leaves

The German Bundesliga ‘Korean Derby’ between Lee Jae-seong (Mainz) and Jung Woo-young (Freiburg), who are active in the Korean national soccer team안전놀이터, has failed.

Mainz drew 1-1 in the 2022-2023 Bundesliga round 25 home game against Freiburg held at the Meba Arena in Mainz, Germany on the 20th (Korean time).

Lee Jae-sung played as a starting midfielder and played an active role until he was replaced by Nelson Viper in the 30th minute of the second half. Along with Marcus Ingvartsen, he backed up front striker Ludovic Azork and led the team’s attack, but failed to raise any offensive points. Lee Jae-sung is recording 7 goals and 3 assists in the league this season.

Jung Woo-young was listed on the replacement list, but could not step on the ground. Jung Woo-young is recording 1 goal and 1 assist in the league this season.

Freiburg took the lead in the 10th minute of the second half with Doan Riss’ goal, but Mainz finished the game in a draw thanks to Karim Onishiwo’s equalizer in the 45th minute of the second half. Mainz, who added 1 point each, was 9th in the league (37 points), and Freiburg was 4th (46 points).

Lee Jae-sung and Jung Woo-young were selected for the first call-up of the Korean national soccer team led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, and will enter the country on the 21st and enter Paju NFC. Klinsmann will play an A-match evaluation match against Colombia (Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium) on the 24th and Uruguay (Seoul World Cup Stadium) on the 28th.