Son Heung-min (30, Tottenham Hotspur) earned a rating of 7.74 as he played an active role leading to a draw with an equalizer like gold. In particular, on this day, he shone among the attackers by showing sharp movements, not only scoring goals, but also attempting to break through 4 dribbles and making all of them successful.
Son Heung-min started and scored an equalizer in the 2022-2023 season English Premier League (EPL) round 33 home game against Manchester United held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England at 4:15 am (Korean time) on the 28th and scored Tottenham’s 2- 2 led to a draw.
On this day, Son Heung-min did not have a chance to attack throughout the first half because Tottenham gave up the first goal in the 7th minute of the kick-off and gave the flow from the beginning. However, in the early part of the second half, he struggled to change the atmosphere by attempting a reckless dribble breakthrough, and eventually scored an equalizer with the momentum brought after Pedro Poro (23)’s comeback goal.
In the 34th minute of the second half, when Harry Kane (29) posted a low and quick early cross in front of the goal, Son Heung-min rushed in an instant and bounced the net with a right-footed inside shot. Along with this, he reported his 9th goal in the EPL this season and his 13th goal in the season.
With this score, Son Heung-min scored 144 goals in all competitions after joining Tottenham in 2015, surpassing Jermaine Defoe (40, retired) and rising to 6th place with the highest score ever for Tottenham. In addition, he continued his record by jointly scoring the 46th goal in EPL career with Kane.
According to ‘WhoScored.com’, a soccer statistics media outlet, Son Heung-min hit 3 shots, and one of them scored on target. The dribble breakthrough was the most with 4 times, and 1 opportunity was created, 7 ball competition victories, and 1 foul were recorded. He received a rating of 7.74 amid performances such as bringing in 1 point. This is the fourth highest in Tottenham.
On the other hand, Tottenham failed to escape from sluggishness with a draw on the day with a draw in 3 games (1 draw, 2 losses), and while remaining in 5th place (16 wins, 6 draws, 11 losses, 54 points) on the leaderboard, they played two more games and still finished in 4th place. (18 wins, 6 draws, 7 losses, 60 points) and the gap remained at 6 points. 메이저놀이터
Rather, following the tie with Aston Villa (54 points) in 6th place, Liverpool (53 points) in 7th place was in danger as they pursued to the bottom of the chin even though they played one less game. Naturally, even advancing to the European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) was at stake.