Despite Son Heung-min’s (31) great success, Tottenham could not laugh. The fourth place recapture is getting farther and farther away.
Tottenham lost 2-3 in the 2022-23 season English Premier League (EPL) round 31 home game against Bournemouth held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England at 11:15 pm (Korean time) on the 15th. Tottenham (53 points), who won only 1 win in 3 games in April, could not narrow the gap with Manchester United (56 points) in 4th place. Tottenham, who played in 31 games, has played two more games than Manchester United.
Son Heung-min, who scored his 100th EPL goal against Brighton & Hove Albion on the 8th, started as a left-sided striker on this day as well. He scored two goals in a row in front of coach Jürgen Klinsmann.
Son Heung-min broke the balance of 0, which was tense in the 14th minute of the first half. Ivan Perisic, who received Clement Lenglet’s long pass,메이저사이트 connected the cutback, and Son Heung-min finished it easily with a left-footed shot. It was the 8th goal in the league this season and the 101st goal in total. Son Heung-min, 33rd in EPL history, chased Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nasr, 103 goals) just above Batu.
On this day, Son Heung-min, who was active in the relatively central area, stood out with Perisic. In counter-attack situations, he used his speed to lead the attack. In the 21st minute of the first half, the goalkeeper blocked a shot that he momentarily beat the defender in the area to the left of the penalty box.
Bournemouth started to bring the atmosphere from the middle of the first half. In the 29th minute of the first half, Marcus Tavernier’s left-footed shot from outside the penalty box was blocked by Lloris. Bad news happened to Tottenham in the 36th minute of the first half. Center back Lenglet went down with an injury and Davinson Sanchez was substituted.
Bournemouth, who increased possession time, equalized in the 38th minute of the first half. Tottenham’s right wing-back captive lost the ball while dribbling too much, and Dominic Solanke’s pass followed by Matthias Vigna’s chip shot split the Tottenham goal. Tottenham poured an onslaught in the remaining time. However, no points were scored.
Son Heung-min was the most outstanding player on the field in the first half. All three of his shots, which he recorded throughout the 45 minutes, were on goal. He boasted a biting sense, enough to record 2 chances created.
Bournemouth overturned the game in the 6th minute of the second half. Sanchez blocked Tavernier’s dribble breakthrough, but Solanke finished it with a left-footed chip shot. As a result, Sanchez’s clearing became an assist. In the 14th minute of the second half, Tottenham substituted defender Sanchez and put in side striker Arnaut Danjuma to strengthen the attack.
In the 43rd minute of the second half, Tottenham, who had been pouring out an onslaught, threw the ball into the net with a left-footed volley shot by Danjuma. However, right before the end of the game, he conceded a goal to Dango Watara and eventually hung his head.