[땡큐뉴스 / 이근우 기자] Son Heung-min (29, Tottenham Hotspur), who caused a novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) happening, showed off his good condition.
Heung-Min Son scored the third goal of the team in extra time in the first half of the match against Newcastle New Artidie in the 8th round of the English Premier League for the 2021-22 season held at St James’s Park in Newcastle, England on the 18th (Korean time) and won 3-2. led
In the match, Son Heung-min entered the starting lineup after the fact that the Corona 19 test was wrong was corrected. Newcastle, who received a new owner under the leadership of Saudi Arabia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (PIF), put pressure on Tottenham from the beginning of the game, and Callum Wilson opened the scoring with Hakier Manquillo’s cross in the second minute of the first half.
Tottenham equalized with a shot from long range by Tangi Ndombele in the 17th minute of the first half. Five minutes later, Harry Kane scored a lob pass from Pierre-Emil Hoivier and turned the game around.
During the game, an emergency patient occurred in the spectators, and the game was temporarily suspended. Sergio Reguilon of Tottenham Hotspur reported this to the referee and produced a heartwarming scene in which he reacted quickly.
Son Heung-min scored the team’s third goal with a shot from Kane’s pass in extra time in the first half. Heung-Min Son and Kane, who set the record for the most in a single season with 14 goals in a single joint last season, were the 35th in the EPL career, leaving one goal left to 36 goals in the history of Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard.
In the 44th minute of the second half, Tottenham defender Eric Dier’s own goal made it 3-2, but Newcastle could not score any more goals and the victory ended in Tottenham’s victory.
Tottenham suffered three straight wins and three losses after the opening, but Kane survived and Son Heung-min showed off his best skills and ran two straight wins. Tottenham Hotspur climbed to fifth place in the league with 15 points from 5 wins and 3 losses.
Meanwhile, Son Heung-min was selected as the King of the Match by the EPL Secretariat with a 45.4% approval rating, beating Kane (20.1%).