Wolverhampton scored a 90th-minute equalizer and a late winner in a ‘back-and-forth drama’.
Wolverhampton came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 in the 12th round of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England, on Nov. 11.
It was the ‘Korean Derby’. Son formed a trio with Robert Lewandowski. The Tottenham captain has been a key part of the team’s rise this season, scoring eight goals and providing one assist in all 11 games, but he didn’t have much of a chance on this day.
Hwang Hee-chan is also a key part of the team. He has appeared in all 11 matches and is in peak goal-scoring form with six goals and two assists. After recording an offensive point in six consecutive games, he was on the left flank for a seventh consecutive game, but his flow was interrupted. However, he did showcase his trademark darting runs and dribbling to set up the equalizer.
In the third minute of the first half, the Spurs took the lead. Brennan Johnson got on the end of Klucepski’s ground-ball cross from the right and slotted it into the back of the net. In the ninth minute, Wolverhampton had a chance on the counterattack. Ben Davies got out to make the save.
In the 29th minute, Johnson found Son Heung-min on the right flank of the penalty box, but his cross found the arms of Josua.Wolverhampton took the initiative and pushed for an equalizer. In the 32nd minute, Lemina picked up a momentary pass on the left flank and fired a shot that was saved by Vicario. In the 36th minute, Ait Nouri’s shot was also caught by Vicario’s toe, but it was ruled offside. Hwang Hee-chan continued to find space in the back of Tottenham’s defense and threatened the goal.
Wolverhampton were awarded a free-kick find on the left flank of the penalty area after a foul on Tottenham’s Emerson in the final minute of the first half. But they couldn’t find the equalizer.
Eight minutes into the second half, Cunha’s shot from a pass from Nuri sailed well over the bar. In the 54th minute, Hwang Hee-chan collected a deflected ball on the right side of the box from a corner kick but failed to find the back of the net.
Tottenham continued to create chances. In the 24th minute, a short passing play in the Wolverhampton box found space, but he was unable to get a finish. Johnson’s shot in the 27th minute was also off target.
Wolverhampton brought on Doherty and Kalajic, while Spurs bolstered their midfield with Bentancur, Bryan Hill and Lo Celso. But finishing was lacking for both sides. Hwang Hee-chan got into the box with his trademark dribble but was denied by the defense. In the 36th minute, Lemina’s pass from inside the left penalty box went wide.
However, they eventually found the equalizer. The hero was Pablo Sarabia, who came on as a substitute three minutes earlier. In the last minute of 메이저사이트 the second half, Hwang Hee-chan~Cunha’s pass to Sarabia rushed into the box, caught it with his right foot and finished with his left. The substitution card was spot on.
The comeback was complete. Mario Lemina took a pass from Sarabia and slotted the ball into the back of the net in stoppage time.