Korean Air coach Tommy Tilikhainen looked brightly at the future of middle blocker Kim Min-jae.
Korean Air won 6 consecutive wins with a set score of 3-1 (25-17, 19-25, 25-21, 25-19) in the 3rd round match against Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Hyundai Capital held at Cheonan Yu Gwan-sun Gymnasium on the 18th. did. With 36 points, the gap with second place Hyundai Capital (30 points) widened to 6.
showed an even distribution of scores. Lincoln, who scored the most of both teams with 32 points, contributed 13 points to Jeong Ji-seok, Kwak Seung-seok 10 points, and middle blocker Kim Min-jae with 13 points. The team had an advantage in height with 11 blocks.
run in the lead Considering that they played one less game than Hyundai Capital, they had an absolute advantage. After the game, head coach Tommy Tilikhainen said, “The players knew that today’s game was important, and they were aware that it was a big game. As a result, my concentration increased, and my performance improved as well. It feels good to show good performance,” he said with a smile. 스포츠토토
Even with the same victory, it was distinctly different from the previous match. “The quality of the game was good,” said Tommy. Hyundai Capital also defended a lot, but it will be a difficult game if we come back to round 4.”
After winning the first set, I lost the second set. Regarding the story he told the players before the third set, “I only said positive things. The players themselves know what to do. In the second set, Hyundai Capital did better than us. So I had no choice but to lose. Players in each position played their part on the court. Of course, it is not possible to win all sets, but thinking about the next set and pushing hard was effective.”
The possibility of middle blocker Kim Min-jae was predicted higher. Kim Min-jae broke the record for the most points this season with 13 points, including 3 blocks.
Director Tommy said, “Kim Min-jae is still good, but he has the potential to develop even better. He is working and training. He can grow well enough. It’s hard to answer that he sees a certain side and thinks like this. It is impossible to determine to what extent a player’s growth will be. He only knows himself. I am cautious because Kim Min-jae has more value.”