Tottenham Hotspur won 4-1 at home against Newcastle United in the 16th round of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) at 1:30 a.m. on the 11th (Korea time). Son Heung-min started and played full time, scoring his 10th goal and 3rd and 4th assists in this season with one goal and two assists.
In the 26th minute of the first half, after Son Heung-min dribbled from the left to the left in the box through a step-over individual skill, Destiny Udogi, who was just in front of the net, pushed the left foot into the net and Tottenham took the first goal.
In the 38th minute of the first half, Son, who caught a long pass from the right, showed off his talent again by coming in from the left to the center. When Newcastle’s Kieran Trippier lost his balance, Son passed a cutback pass with his left foot, and Hishalisson lightly pushed it in with his left foot to make it 2-0. Son had two assists.
In the 15th minute of the second half, Pedro Porro’s early cross from a long distance from the right went to Hishalisson in front of the box, and Hishalisson’s first touch was not good, but rather, Hishalisson ran between the Newcastle defense, which was confused, and finished with a left-footed shot to make it 3-0.
In the 37th minute of the second half, Son Heung-min took over the central through-pass and entered the box. He was caught by the goalkeeper and got a penalty kick, and he kicked it to the left as a PK kicker to make it 4-0 in the 40th minute of the second half. In Newcastle, Joelington scored a comeback goal in the extra time of the second half, but Tottenham won 4-1 and cut the winless streak (one draw and four losses) for five consecutive games.
With this goal, Son recorded his 10th goal in 16 matches in this season. Son scored 14 goals in the 2016-2017 season, 12 in the 2017-2018 season, 12 in the 2018-2019 season, 11 in the 2019-2020 season, 17 in the 2020-2021 season, 23 in the 2021-2022 season, and 10 in the 2022-2023 season. He has scored a whopping 10 goals in 16 matches this season, achieving double-digit goals in the EPL for eight consecutive seasons. 사설 토토사이트
Only six players in the history of the EPL have scored double-digit points for eight consecutive seasons. According to Opta, it was the first time for Thierry Henry to score double-digit points for eight consecutive seasons from 1999 to 2007, and then Frank Lampard to score for 10 consecutive seasons from 2003 to 2013 and Wayne Rooney for 11 consecutive seasons from 2004 to 2015, Sergio Aguero for nine consecutive seasons from 2011 to 2020, Sadio Mane for eight consecutive seasons from 2014 to 2022, and finally Harry Kane for nine consecutive seasons from 2014 to 2023.
Son Heung-min will be named as the seventh scorer in EPL history as he has been in double digits for more than eight consecutive seasons, when only Henry, Lampard, Rooney, Aguero, Mane and Kane have done it.