There were aftereffects from the international match. Son Heung-min was once again positioned as a lone striker, but he was a bit heavy.
‘Captain’ Son Heung-min (Tottenham) started in the 5th round of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) against Sheffield United, which ended at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 17th (Korean time) and played for 80 minutes. There was 1 effective shot. In the 21st minute of the first half, Hoesim fired a right-footed shot from the right side of the penalty area in the ‘Son Heung-min zone’, but it was blocked by the opposing goalkeeper. Afterwards, it was not easy to break through the opponent’s dense defense.
Despite a wave of attacks, Tottenham allowed the first goal to Gustavo Hamer in the 28th minute of the second half. A major reversal occurred in the 53rd minute of added time in the second half, when defeat was in sight.
Substitute Richarlison turned the game around with a header. And two minutes later, Dejan Kulusevski scored the winning goal after receiving a pass from Richarlison. Tottenham came from behind to win 2-1 and won for the fourth time in a row.
It has been 57 years since the 1966-1967 season that Tottenham recorded 13 points (4 wins, 1 draw) in 5 games since the opening. Tottenham maintained second place after Man City (15 points, 5 wins).온라인바카라
‘WhoScored.com’ gave Son Heung-min 6 points, the lowest rating in Tottenham. ‘Foot Mob’ also gave the lowest score of 6.3. ‘Football London’ gave the team the lowest rating of 6, saying, ‘They could not find a way out in the center.’
Still, his leadership shined. After Kulusevski’s miraculous winning goal, he ran from the bench and rejoiced with his teammates. Even after the game was over, they showed off their strong camaraderie by applauding Richarlison, who showed the best turnaround performance.
Son Heung-min said after the game, “I really like this comeback win, but I think it will make me think about how I can end the game earlier. The players who came in as substitutes did a great job. It is clear that the team will achieve good results in the future. “It’s a helpful part,” he said. “It may be a light journey back home, but I definitely have something to analyze about my game. It seems like I always see things that are disappointing first rather than a game that I’m satisfied with. When I think about the game as a team, my mind is definitely stronger.” “It’s a light game, but I think it’s a game that makes me think about how I can help the team more,” he said calmly.
Regarding Richarlison, who performed well with 1 goal and 1 assist, he said, “I felt better than when I scored a goal. Actually, I heard that Richarlison had a very difficult time since last week. So I was even more worried. Richarlison is really good. “Even though he was a friend with a lot of ability, he was unlucky. It was unfortunate that he blamed himself for his poor performance due to various forms of decline,” he said. “My teammates were even happier with Richarlison’s performance. Richarlison was also very happy. “If these things get better in the future, I think it will be of great help to the team,” he emphasized.
Tottenham’s next opponent is their rival, Arsenal.