Son Heung-min, Returned to Tottenham After the Asian Cup

Son Heung-min, Returned to Tottenham After the Asian Cup, Assisted the Winning Goal… Season No. 6

Wolves’ Hwang Hee-chan and Brentford’s Kim Ji-soo both missed their respective teams’ matches.

Son Heung-min, the ‘captain’ of the Korean national soccer team, played in the game and provided an assist as soon as he returned to his English professional soccer team, Tottenham, after finishing the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup.

Son Heung-min scored a goal by Brennan Johnson in extra time in the second half of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) round 24 home game against Brighton & Hove Albion held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 11th (Korean time) when the score was 1-1. Assisted the final goal.

This is Son Heung-min’s sixth assist this season.

Son Heung-min added his assist 44 days after providing his fifth assist during the 19th round away game against Brighton on December 29 last year.

Heung-min Son, who played in the Asian Cup after scoring in the 20th round against Bournemouth on January 1 this year, Korean time, scored attack points from his first game back, bringing his total attack points this season to 18 (12 goals, 6 assists). increased it 온라인카지노

Son Heung-min continued to score offensive points (2 goals, 2 assists) for 4 consecutive league games based on the Tottenham games he played in, excluding when he played in the Asian Cup.

With the return of Son Heung-min, Tottenham came from behind to win 2-1 over Brighton, went undefeated in the last 5 league games (3 wins, 2 draws), and rose to 4th place (47 points).

Brighton was in 9th place (35 points).

Tottenham, who started the game with Son Heung-min on the bench and Richarlison up front and Timo Werner, James Maddison and Dejan Kulusevski in the second line, gave up one goal first through a penalty kick in the 17th minute of the first half.

A penalty kick was declared after Mickey van der Pen tripped opposing striker Danny Welbeck inside the penalty area, and kicker Pascal Gross scored with his right foot.

Tottenham, who finished the first half tied 0-1, successfully counterattacked in the 16th minute of the second half.

Pape Sar, who received Kulusevski’s long through ball as he entered the penalty area, attempted to direct the ball toward the center, but it was blocked by the opposing defense, hit the goalpost, and bounced back toward Sarr, who scored the equalizer with a finish with his left foot. paid it

Afterwards, in the 17th minute of the second half, Tottenham tried to maintain momentum by subtracting Rodrigo Bentancur, Werner, and Kulusevski and inserting Son Heung-min, Johnson, and Yves Bissouma.

Son Heung-min, who was on the ground again wearing the Tottenham captain’s armband, announced his return by assisting Johnson’s ‘theatrical goal’ in extra time in the second half when the draw was in full swing.

Son Heung-min, who received the ball pushed by Richarlison by digging into the left side of the penalty area, sent a low and quick cross, which Johnson calmly pushed in with his right foot, and substitute Card scored the comeback winning goal.

After the game,, a website specializing in soccer statistics, gave Son Heung-min the fourth highest rating of 6.8 among Tottenham players.

In Tottenham, Richarlison received the highest rating with 7.3 points, and Gross’s score of 7.4 was the highest among both teams.

Japan’s Kaoru Mitoma, who was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup before Korea, played full time as Brighton’s starting striker that day, but was unable to prevent the team from losing.

Likewise, Wolverhampton striker Hwang Hee-chan and Brentford defender Kim Ji-soo, who returned from the Asian Cup, were excluded from the roster for the match held at Wolverhampton Molineux Stadium.

In the game, Brentford won 2-0, escaping their second consecutive league loss and ranked 14th (25 points).

Wolverhampton maintained 10th place (32 points).