Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur, who appeared as a substitute in two consecutive games, played a big role in leading the team to victory by showing a sharp corner kick against Chelsea. With this, Tottenham won in nine games against their natural enemy, Chelsea.
Tottenham defended Oliver Skip’s opening goal and Harry Kane’s additional goal in the second half in the 25th round of the 2022-2023 EPL against Chelsea at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 26th at 10:30 pm (Korean time). 0 won.
Tottenham, who had two consecutive wins, reported 14 wins (3 draws, 8 losses, 45 points) and consolidated 4th place. Tottenham pursued 3rd place Manchester United (49 points), who played one less game, with a 4-point lead, and widened the gap with 5th place Newcastle (41 points), who played 2 less games, to 4 points.
In particular, against Chelsea, they won in nine league games. Tottenham has been sluggish recently with 2 draws and 6 losses.
Son Heung-min, who scored a goal in the match against West Ham United on the 20th, started from the replacement list.
Son Heung-min, who was substituted in the 34th minute of the second half, took the right corner kicker in the 3rd minute and kicked a sharp right-footed kick towards the near post. Eric Dyer’s header was returned by Harry Kane, who was near the left post, finishing with his right foot. It was a key goal that poured cold water on Chelsea’s will to pursue. Earlier in the second half, Tottenham’s Oliver Skip scored the opening goal.
But there was not enough time to show more.
After the game, British media Football London gave Son Heung-min a rating of 7 points. The media explained, “A few minutes after being put in, Dier connected a perfect corner kick, and Dier’s header led to Kane and became Tottenham’s second goal.”
Son Heung-min has maintained 5 league goals (9 goals in various competitions) this season, and he still has 2 goals left to his 100th Premier League goal in his personal career.
Chelsea, who had only 1 win (4 draws and 5 losses) in their recent 10 matches in various competitions, lost that day as well, finishing in 10th place in the league (8 wins, 7 draws, 9 losses, 31 points). It is a winless streak of 6 games including various competitions (3 draws and 3 losses). Chelsea manager Graham Porter, who recently received death threats from fans due to poor performance, is in a more precarious position. 토토사이트
Son Heung-min, who met in the joint coverage area (Mixed Zone) after the game, said, “It’s natural that I’m not in a good mood (about the substitution). However, I’m satisfied with the results the players have worked hard for.” He continued, “The biggest gain of today’s game is that we won despite difficult circumstances.”