Tottenham Hotspur, to which Son Heung-min belongs, defeated Manchester City and narrowed the gap with the fourth place to one point. Harry Kane tasted the glory of scoring his 267th goal in Tottenham’s career.
Tottenham, led by coach Antonio Conte, won 1-0 against Manchester City in the 22nd round of the 2022-2023 English Premier League at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on the morning of the 6th (Korean time). Tottenham kept Kane’s opening goal well until the end in the 18th minute of the first half, creating a victory by one goal.
He easily scored the opening goal. In the 18th minute of the first half, through forward pressure from Manchester City, Emil Hoivier stole the ball from the opponent and passed it to Kane, who penetrated into the box. With this goal, Kane set the record for the most goals scored in Tottenham’s history.
Manchester City started to fight back. Just before the end of the first half, Riyad Mahrez’s left-footed shot from Jack Grealish’s cross hit the Tottenham crossbar. In the second half, Kevin De Bruyne was put in to further strengthen the offense. In the 18th minute of the second half, Julian Alvarez, who received a pass from The Bruiner, created a scene close to scoring, such as a threatening shot bursting out. But it didn’t score.
Tottenham also responded. In the 20th minute of the second half, Ivan Perisic, who received a pass from Son Heung-min, fired a cutback into the box to create a good scoring opportunity, but it was not connected to Kane. In the 31st minute of the second half, Son Heung-min’s left-footed shot exploded after receiving a long pass from goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. However, it was blocked by the opposing goalkeeper, and in the second ball situation that followed, he could not make a goal. 메이저사이트
In the 41st minute of the second half, Tottenham faced a crisis of outnumbering when defender Cristian Romero was sent off for accumulated warnings in the counterattack situation. However, despite the situation with one less player, Tottenham showed concentration until the end and kept the lead by one goal.
After the game, Tottenham recorded 12 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses (39 points) from 22 matches, and is ranked 5th, behind 4th place Newcastle United by 1 point. Tottenham will clash with Leicester City in the 23rd round of the 2022-2023 English Premier League, scheduled for February 12 at 0:00 King Power Stadium.