Son Heung-min’s performance against Southampton is raising expectations.
Tottenham Hotspur will play round 28 of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season with Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, England at 0:00 am (Korean time) on the 19th. Tottenham is 4th with 15 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses (48 points), while Southampton is 20th with 6 wins, 4 draws and 17 losses (22 points).
By winning against Nottingham Forest last time, Tottenham broke the trend of a winless streak in three official games. He was able to make up for the sluggish atmosphere as he was eliminated from the English FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League (UCL) in a row. Tottenham’s goal is to secure a winning streak by winning against Southampton and solidify its ranking in the top four. Son Heung-min was named as the key player.
Son Heung-min, who showed regret by going down to the bench, succeeded in scoring by receiving a Richarlison pass in the 16th minute of the second half. It was a goal that gave Tottenham a complete victory. With Son Heung-min’s goal스포츠토토, Tottenham won 3-1. The goal that day was also Son Heung-min’s 99th EPL goal. Son Heung-min, who entered the league in 2015, is facing his 100th goal in 8 years. He has a chance to become the 34th player of all time. There are only 33 players in history who have scored over 100 goals.
Southampton is the best opponent for Son Heung-min to score the 100th EPL goal. ‘Whoscored.com’, a football statistics media, said, “You can see Tottenham’s favorite Son Heung-min in the match against Southampton,” and shed light on Son Heung-min, who was particularly strong in Southampton. “Son Heung-min has been disappointing this season. He is the top scorer in the EPL, but he only has 6 goals. Still, he wants to continue his scoring streak until the end of the season by scoring against Nottingham,” he started.
“Southampton is the ideal opponent for Son Heung-min. They are last in the EPL and have the worst home record this season. Also, Son Heung-min faced Southampton in 16 official matches and scored 12 goals. Son Heung-min is his favorite opponent. Looking back on last season, Son Heung-min has become more explosive from this point on. We need to watch Son Heung-min more from the match against Southampton.”
The EPL official website said, “Son Heung-min has scored goals in 2 of Tottenham’s last 4 matches. This contrasts with his previous 21 matches and scored in 2 matches. Overall, his influence has improved. 46.5 from 17 to 23 rounds. He fired 1 shot every minute, but in the previous 4 games, he shot every 24.1 minutes. Opportunities were created once every 20 minutes, but before that, it was once every 140 minutes.” did.