“I’m here to cheer for Heung-min!” Lee Kang-in spotted in London, watching Tottenham vs. Everton match

Tottenham defeated Everton 2-1 in the 18th round of the 2023-24 English Premier League (PL) held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England at 0:00 a.m. on the 24th (Korea time). With this victory, Tottenham rose to fourth place in the league with 11 wins, three draws and four losses (36 points).

On this day, Tottenham launched a 4-2-3-1 formation. Hishalisson was deployed at the front line, and Son Heung-min, Dejan Kulusevski and Brennan Johnson supported the attack in the second line. Oliver Skipp and Pape Sarr worked in the third line, and the four backs were formed by Emerson, Ben Davies, Christian Romero and Pedro Porro. Goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario kept the goal.

Tottenham quickly took the lead. In the ninth minute of the first half, Hishalisson scored the first goal with a light push from the door on a grounder cross that Johnson gave away from the right side. The goal on the day sent Hishalisson to post his fifth goal in the league. He also scored in three consecutive games.

Tottenham immediately scored an additional goal. In the 18th minute of the first half, he launched a short attack during the corner kick attack. Johnson caught the pass that Kulusevski gave, and immediately fired a powerful right-footed shot. Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford blocked it. Son Heung-min lightly kicked the second ball and shook the net. 경마

This is Son’s 11th goal in the league. Through the scoring on the day, Son is set to score his 114th career goal in the PL. Son has 114 goals in the PL history, ranking 23rd overall, beating Ian Wright (113 goals). Son will be aiming for his 120th goal by Raheem Sterling and Steven Gerrard.

Tottenham produced a two-goal gap in the early hours, so it had a stable operation. They were looking for an additional goal, but there were no more. Rather, Andre Gomes scored a comeback goal in the 37th minute of the second half and started the chase. However, the game ended with Tottenham winning 2-1.

Having played full time on the day, Son scored one goal, shot twice, touched 56 balls, passed 71% of the time, dribbled seven times (three times successful), and contested 12 times (five times successful). Based on the soccer statistics outlet “Sofa Score,” Son was rated the fifth highest in his team with 7.2 points.

Apart from the results of the game, a welcome guest came to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on the same day. Lee Kang-in, who is leading the Korean national soccer team with Son Heung-min, visited the stadium. Lee Kang-in, who is playing for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), started in the 17th round of the Ligue 1 match against FC Mes on the 21st and helped his team win 3-1. On this day, Lee Kang-in assisted Vitinha’s first goal in the fourth minute of the second half.

After the game, Ligue 1 team will take a winter break. Lee immediately headed to London. Lee announced his visit to London through his personal SNS account. Lee also shared a picture taken in front of the landmark Big Ben in London on his Instagram story on Monday.

Meanwhile, Son Heung-min and Lee Kang-in will work as a team soon. Son will try to win the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup for the first time in 64 years. Although no specific schedule has been announced yet, overseas players, including Son Heung-min and Lee Kang-in, will join the UAE off-season training on Jan. 2, 2024. The Jurgen Klinsmann will play a final match against Iraq on June 6 and then enter Qatar on June 10.

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