Son Heung-min (Tottenham), who has the ability to drive, attempts to score goals in three consecutive games against promoted team Luton Town.
Tottenham will travel to Luton Town in the 8th round of the 2023-2024 English Professional Football Premier League (EPL) at Kenilworth Road in Luton, England, at 8:30 pm on the 7th (Korean time).
This season, Tottenham has maintained an upward trend by going undefeated from the beginning
Tottenham, who won 5 wins and 2 draws (17 points) in the opening 7 games, ranked 2nd after Manchester City (18 points, 6 wins, 1 loss).
They have the same points and goal difference as Arsenal (17 points), but are ahead in many goals.
Only second-place Tottenham and third-place Arsenal are undefeated in the opening seven games of this season. 바카라사이트닷컴
‘Captain’ Son Heung-min has a large stake in Tottenham’s undefeated run.
Son Heung-min, who was silent in the 1st to 3rd rounds, scored his first to 3rd league goals at once with a hat trick in the 4th round against Burnley (5-2 win), and in the 6th round against Arsenal (2-2 draw) he scored both goals by himself.
He took responsibility and saved the team from its first loss of the season.
He then scored the first goal in the 7th round against Liverpool (2-1 win), becoming the centerpiece of the team’s victory.
Son Heung-min, who scored 6 goals in the opening 7 games of the season, is ranked 2nd in the EPL scoring rankings after Erling Holland (Man City, 8 goals).
In particular, Son Heung-min recently scored 6 goals in the 4th to 7th round, scoring his 200th goal in Europe and 150th goal in his career at Tottenham (currently 151 goals).
Now Son Heung-min’s next ‘scoring sacrifice’ is Luton Town.
Luton Town is a team that returned to the first division after 31 years by taking third place in the championship (second division) last season and then passing the playoffs (PO) and the PO final (final) one after another.
Luton Town ranked 17th with 1 win, 1 draw, and 5 losses (4 points) through the 7th round.
They are feeling the ‘poisonous taste’ of the EPL as they have scored 6 goals and given up 14 goals in the last 7 games.
Looking at Luton Town’s history, it is expected that Son Heung-min will not have much trouble hunting down goals.
However, it is unfortunate that Son Heung-min’s physical condition is not 100%.
Son Heung-min has not played full time since the 4th round.
He was replaced in the 34th minute of the second half against Arsenal in the 6th round, and returned to the bench relatively early in the 24th minute of the second half in the 7th round against Liverpool.
This was manager Angie Postekoglou’s consideration to give Son Heung-min, who has not been in very good condition recently, enough time to rest.
Tottenham has been experiencing a series of injuries since the beginning of the season.
Following Ivan Perisic, Brennan Johnson and Marno Solomon were also listed on the injured list, putting an urgent need to secure ‘backup attack resources’.
As Son Heung-min plays a big role in accumulating points for the team with his rushing goals, coach Postekoglou is paying close attention to ‘how to safely use Son Heung-min’.