Son Heung-min (29, from Chuncheon, Tottenham), who succeeded in ‘scoring a horseman’ in the season opening game, scored again in the English Premier League (EPL) and scored ‘League’s 2nd goal’.
Heung-Min Son started the 2021-2022 EPL 3rd round home match against Watford at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 29th, and scored the only goal of the match with a right-footed free kick in the 42nd minute of the first half. On the 16th, Manchester City (Man City) ) is the second goal of the season following the winning goal scored in the first round of the EPL.
As a result, Son Heung-min resumed the scoring break in the second round of the league with Wolverhampton and the second leg of the UEFA Europa Conference League play-off match against Pasus Pereira (Portugal) after the season’s horseman scoring, and became a ‘career high’ for the second season in a row. I continued the good flow to achieve it.
In particular, Son Heung-min set a record for becoming the first Asian player to play in the EPL on that day, becoming the first Asian player to appear in 200 games. Heung-min Son, who wore a Tottenham uniform in August 2015 while playing in the German Bundesliga, fired a shot in his 200th game after entering the EPL in the 2015-2016 season. and enjoyed doubling the joy.
Heung-Min Son has emerged as a leading striker in the EPL by consistently playing in more than 30 games every season, except for 28 games in his first season.
Heung-Min Son scored 6 goals in 10 EPL matches against Watford, showing off his ‘natural enemy’. According to statistic Opta, Watford is the opposing team that Son Heung-min scored the most goals in the league after Southampton (9 goals). In addition, Opta reported that this goal was the first goal Heung-Min Son scored from a direct free kick after wearing a Tottenham jersey.
Tottenham Hotspur, with Son Heung-min’s performance at the forefront, won their third 1-0 victory following Manchester City and Wolverhampton, and took the lead (9 points) by harvesting the only three consecutive victories among the EPL teams until the third round this season.
Heung-Min Son, who played an active part in his team, changes into the Korean national soccer team uniform after the game and walks around the ground. Heung-Min Son enters the Paju National Team Training Center (NFC) on the 31st and enters Iraq (September 2) and Lebanon. (September 7) Prepare for the first and second rounds of the 2022 Qatar World Cup Asian Final Qualifier.
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