Son Heung-min, season 9 equalizer explosion… Rescued Tottenham from defeat
Son Heung-min scored an equalizer against Manchester United to save the team from defeat.
Son Heung-min shook the net in the 34th minute of the second half when he was drawn 1-2 in the 2022-2023 English Premier League (EPL) round 33 home game against Manchester United held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 28th (Korean time).
Son Heung-min’s best friend, Harry Kane, dug into Man Utd’s right flank and raised a cross, and Son Heung-min, who dug into the back of the defense, calmly pushed it into the net with his right foot. Kane’s good pass that preceded him was missed once, but there were no mistakes twice.
Son Heung-min, who scored consecutive goals in round 30 against Brighton & Hove Albion and against Bournemouth in round 31, was silent against Newcastle (1-6 loss), but scored his ninth goal of the season. Son Heung-min, who scored his 144th goal as a member of Tottenham, surpassed Jermaine Defoe (143 goals) in the club’s total scoring rankings and rose to 6th place alone. Adding just one more goal, he continued his streak of scoring in double digits for seven straight seasons.토토사이트
Sky Sports, a British sports media outlet, gave Son Heung-min a score of 8. Along with Kane, he received the highest score on the team. Statistics company WhoScored.com gave Son Heung-min a rating of 7.7, as he succeeded in breaking through 3 shots and 4 dribbles. It was fourth after Kane (8 points), Pedro Poro, and Cristian Romero (more than 7.8 points).
Tottenham, who are in 5th place in the league, drew 2-2 thanks to Son Heung-min’s goal. They maintained a six-point gap with fourth-placed Manchester United, who played two fewer games than Tottenham. In the EPL, up to the 4th place team receives a ticket to the European Football Federation Champions League next season. Tottenham, who almost fell out of the competition with a 9-point gap with Manchester United, managed to continue competing for 4th place. Coach Ryan Mason, who replaced assistant coach Christian Stellini, who was sacked after the loss against Newcastle, led the team to victory in the first game.