Reporter Euijin Lee = Heung-Min Son (31) scored multiple goals and led Tottenham Hotspur to the round of 16 of the English Football Association (FA) Cup in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL).
Son Heung-min scored the 7th and 8th goals of the season in the 5th and 24th minutes of the second half in the 2022-2023 FA Cup round of 32 away match against Preston North End of the Championship (2nd division) held at Deepdale Stadium in Preston, England on the 29th (Korean time). He took the lead in advancing to the round of 16.
Tottenham won 3-0 by adding a key goal from Arnaud Danjuma, a “freshman” striker competing with Son Heung-min for the second line.
Son Heung-min, who played 85 minutes as a starter while ‘best friend’ striker Harry Kane was absent, tasted a goal in 5 games after the away match against Crystal Palace in the 19th round of the EPL on the 5th. In terms of days, it’s been 25 days.
It has been 108 days since the home game between Frankfurt (Germany) and UEFA Champions League (UCL) Group D, Group D, on October 13 last year that more than two goals were scored in one game.
As a result, Son Heung-min wore a Tottenham uniform this season and scored a total of 8 goals and 3 assists in official matches.
Before this game, Son Heung-min scored 4 goals and 3 assists in the league and 2 goals in the UCL.
In addition, Son Heung-min, who won one help in the 21st round of the English Premier League with Fulham on the 24th, also recorded attack points in two consecutive official games.
In the 16th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min showed off his proprietary left-footed kick from the right side of the penalty arc, and 9 minutes later he warmed up with a right-footed kick shot from the left side of the penalty arc towards the opposite goal.
In the 5th minute of the second half, Son Heung-min swung again with his left foot from the left back of the penalty arc, and this time he shook the net.
In the first half, the kick, which was short or directed in front of the goalkeeper, drew a characteristic curve and was sucked into the bottom corner of the opposite goal, leading to Tottenham’s preemptive goal.
In the 14th minute of the second half, Son Heung-min also scored his second goal as he penetrated into the penalty box.
Son Heung-Min, who jumped inside the penalty arc, received Ivan Perisic’s one-touch pass, turned around the defender, and completed multiple goals with a powerful left-footed shot.
In the 40th minute of the second half, Son Heung-min, who completed his mission as a goal scorer, left the ground as he was replaced by Brian Hill.
In this match, Danjuma, who recently joined Tottenham on loan from Villarreal (Spain), also made his debut.
In the 16th minute of the second half, when the score was 2-0, Danzuma, who was substituted for Ryan Sessegnon, scored his debut goal in the 42nd minute. 스포츠토토
Dejan Kulusevski’s pass from the right flank was correctly connected to Danzuma, who rushed to the goal, and Danzuma turned around and scored a key goal.
Tottenham, who had recently lost 0-2 and 2-4 to Arsenal in the league and Manchester City in the second place (hereafter Man City), respectively, were in a bad mood. and seized the opportunity to rebound.
Tottenham, who were eliminated in the round of 16 for the last three seasons in a row in the FA Cup, will challenge for the first time in 32 years since the 1990-1991 season.
Tottenham will face Man City again on the 6th of next month and try to continue the upward trend.
On the 20th, Tottenham, who lost helplessly after giving up 4 goals in the second half of the away Manchester City expedition, prepares for a ‘match of revenge’ at home this time against Man City.
Tottenham amassed 36 points from 11 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses in 21 league games, and is in 5th place.