Son Heung-min took a step closer to Tottenham Hotspur history.
Tottenham Hotspur won 1-0 against Manchester City in the 22nd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England at 1:30 am (Korean time) on the 6th. With this메이저놀이터, Tottenham succeeded in narrowing the gap with Newcastle United (40 points), 5th in the league (39 points), and 4th.
Tottenham scored an early goal. In the 15th minute of the first half, Pierre-Emile Hoivier took the ball and Harry Kane finished it off and scored the opening goal. Tottenham thoroughly lowered the line after the opening goal and used a counterattack tactic after the player defense. In the end, he stopped Man City’s wave of attacks and won 1-0.
Son Heung-min, who started this day, was a key player in counterattack tactics. Son Heung-min took on the role of the starting point of the team’s attack, going back and forth between the left half space and the center. After receiving the ball from the back, he reached Man City’s gate at high speed and often produced threatening scenes.
Although he did not score, he performed well. Son Heung-min suffered from a lot of criticism as he suffered a recent sluggish performance. However, critics also praised his performance that day. In particular, reporter Dan Kilpatrick of the UK’s ‘Evening Standard’ raised his thumb, saying, “The content of the game has improved a lot. He seemed confident when handling the ball. I feel Son Heung-min is returning to form.”
Along with the team victory, Son Heung-min also set a personal record. Tottenham said on the club’s SNS channel, “Son Heung-min wrote two records related to Tottenham.” I became a player,” he said.
It was last Man City away that Son Heung-min achieved his 350th match. The club announced, “Son Heung-min achieved a record of 350 appearances in Man City away, and added that number with 351 games against Fulham.”
He also set a record for 250 appearances in the EPL. This is also a record set in the last Man City expedition. With this, Son Heung-min became the player who set the record for Tottenham’s 9th appearance since the EPL was launched in the 1992-93 season. During that period, Son Heung-min scored 97 goals and 55 assists.