Tottenham Hotspur won a 4-1 home game against Newcastle United in round 16 of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday (Korea time). It also ended its five-game league win without a win (one draw and four losses).
Son Heung-min started as a left-side striker and scored one goal and two assists while playing 91 minutes, leading his team to a winless escape.
Tottenham scored the opening goal with Son’s assist. At the 26th minute of the first half, he dribbled past Kieran Trippier from the left and sent a low cross from the left side of the Newcastle penalty box to the door. Destiny Udogi, the Tottenham defender who penetrated the game, pushed in with his left foot to give the team a 1-0 lead. Son’s third assist in the league.
Son Heung-min’s left foot was on fire once again. In the 38th minute of the first half, it was passed to Son that Trippier kicked a long pass from the right, and when Son once again passed Trippier from the left and gave Tottenham a left-footed cutback pass, Hishalisson finished with his left foot to give Tottenham a 2-0 lead. It was Son Heung-min who helped League 3 and 4 in the first half.
Hisalisson’s multi-goal goal gave Tottenham a win in the second half. In the 15th minute of the second half, it was only a hint that his left foot was in control of Pedro Porro’s cross from behind on the right at Newcastle’s door. However, the touch rather caused confusion to opposing goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, and Hishalisson took advantage of the gap to put a left-footed shot between the goalkeeper’s legs to make it 3-0. 메이저 토토사이트
Tottenham won a penalty kick when Son Heung-min tripped over goalkeeper Dubravka in the Newcastle box. In the 40th minute of the second half, he played as a kicker himself and put his right foot in the lower left corner to make it 4-0. His 10th goal in the league was his 10th goal in the league, scoring double-digit points in the EPL for the eighth consecutive season. Newcastle Jolington scored a comeback in the 1st minute of second-half extra time when Son Heung-min was replaced, but Tottenham defended the lead and broke the league winless for five games and gained three sweet points.
After the game, Son Heung-min said in an interview with the club’s official channel, “Hishalisson did a good job in the box,” adding, “His play in the box is better than me, and he is a standard striker.”
The panelists who were interviewing Son laughed and said, “He is like you. He scored a goal on the day and said that.” When Son Heung-min, who is famous for showing a humble attitude in every interview, picked up Hishalysong again this time and was named the best player of the game, the panelists also laughed and admitted that he was like Son Heung-min.
Son Heung-min has not lost his humility despite his best performance and has captured even the broadcasting panels.