‘SON Silence’ Tottenham loses 0-1 to Wolverhampton… 2 consecutive defeats in official matches
Tottenham Hotspur lost by revealing the problem of lack of decisiveness, such as only 6 shots on target while hitting a whopping 22 shots. Son Heung-min, who started the match, struggled with light movements from the front, but kept silent.
Tottenham lost 0-1 in an away game in the 26th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-2023 season against Wolverhampton Wanderers held at Molyneux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England at 0:00 am (Korean time) on the 5th.
Tottenham, who was defeated that day, failed to turn the atmosphere around as it fell into a two-game losing streak. It stayed in 4th place on the leaderboard (14 wins, 3 draws, 9 losses, 45 points), but could not narrow the gap with Manchester United (49 points) in 3rd place. This season, he failed to ‘sweep’ by sharing one win with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Son Heung-min started on this day and played full-time. He showed a strong will to change the flow by actively shooting from the beginning as he was placed in the starting lineup after 3 EPL games. However, he swallowed regret by hitting the goal post and was unable to increase his attack points.
Previously, Tottenham lost 0-1 in the 2022-2023 season England Football Association (FA) Cup round of 16 (round 5) away match against Sheffield United held at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England three days ago and was eliminated as a’shock’. At the same time, the winning streak in the official match ended, and the atmosphere could not be continued. To make matters worse, even the return of manager Antonio Conte has been delayed.
Tottenham, however, planned to win by taking advantage of the fact that it had shown a strong side, such as winning 4 wins (1 draw and 1 loss) in 6 official games against Wolverhampton Wanderers recently. At the same time, they also had a goal to further widen the gap as 5th place Newcastle United (41 points) lost before the game.
Head coach Christian Stellini said, “Everyone was disappointed with the loss against Sheffield United. However, they reacted positively to get back on their feet. A difficult match against Wolverhampton Wanderers is expected, but we will play well enough while making the opponent struggle.” will be able to,” he said.
Tottenham came out with a 3-4-3 formation. At the forefront, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, and Dejan Kulusevski formed a triangular formation. The midfield consisted of Ivan Perisic, Pierre-Emil Hoivier, Oliver Skipp and Pedro Poro. The defensive line was formed by Ben Davies, Clement Lenglet and Christian Romero. Fraser Foster was in goal.
Tottenham opened the door. In the 5th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min kicked hard with his left foot near the right corner of the box, but it went straight to goalkeeper Jose Sa. But it wasn’t long before I ran into a crisis. In the 13th minute of the first half, Diego Costa, who was flooding Matheus Nunez’s cross, put it to his feet, but goalkeeper Foster blocked it.
Tottenham’s opportunity to release while holding possession of the ball was destroyed. In the 19th minute of the first half, Kulusevski, who received a pass from Son Heung-min, rolled a shot from the right side of the penalty box, but goalkeeper Josesa blew himself away. In the 40th minute of the first half, Perisic, who was rushing in front of Son Heung-min’s accurate cross, tried a diving header, but it was blocked.
Tottenham had a decisive chance. In the 44th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min exquisitely broke down the defense line and took a perfect one-on-one chance, but he got away with a lot of power even though he beat the defense well in the box. In the extra time of the first half, Poro’s powerful shot hit the top of the goal as a kicker from a free kick opportunity in front of the arc circle. In the end, the first half ended scoreless.
Tottenham swallowed regret as they missed a golden opportunity with the start of the second half. In the second half of the second half, Kane stabbed a forward pass, and Son Heung-min, who had succeeded in penetrating, hit the top of the goal with a left-footed shot that hit the defense in front of the box, and the goal was canceled.
Immediately facing a crisis, Tottenham swept their hearts. In the 10th minute of the second half, Adama Traore’s cross was hit by Raul Jimenez, who was in front of the goal, but goalkeeper Foster showed amazing reflexes and cleared it. In the 28th minute of the second half, Matheus Cunha failed to take advantage of the chance he had in front of the goal. 온라인바카라
Head coach Stellini has made changes to the offense. In the 32nd minute of the second half, Kulusevski was removed and Lucas Moura was put in. Tottenham went on the offensive after being replaced. In the 34th and 35th minutes of the second half, consecutive shots by Kane and Perisic, respectively, failed.
Tottenham conceded the first goal in just one blow. In the 37th minute of the second half, Jimenez’s shot was blocked by goalkeeper Foster’s save, but Traore rushed the second ball in front of the goal, and the net jumped with a witty shot. After that, the game could not be returned to the original score in the remaining time, and eventually lost 0-1.
Tottenham Hotspur lost by revealing the problem of lack of decisiveness, such as only 6 shots on target while hitting a whopping 22 shots. Son Heung-min, who started the match, struggled with light movements from the front, but kept silent. Tottenham lost 0-1 in an away game in the 26th round of the English Premier…