Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min failed to score a goal in the match against Manchester United. / photo = Reuters
Heung-min Son of Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League (EPL) was silent during the match against Manchester United.
Tottenham Hotspur defeated Manchester United 0-3 in the 10th round of the 2021-22 EPL held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 31st (Korean time).
Heung-Min Son played a full-time match on that day, but did not score an attacking point. In the 6th minute of the first half, he made several threats, including a shot from near the corner of the opposing half’s right box, but was unable to score a goal.
On the other hand, Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo, whom Son Heung-min considered his idol, played an active role with one goal and one assist.
Ronaldo volleyed a cross from Bruno Fernandes in the 39th minute and shook Tottenham’s net with a volley shot. In the 19th minute of the second half, he beat the defense and made a pass to help Edinson Cavani’s goal.
United took Tottenham 3-0 with a goal from Marcus Rashford in the 41st minute of the second half.
With this match, Tottenham fell to 8th place in the league with a total of 5 wins, 5 losses and 15 points. Manchester United moved up to fifth place with 17 points from 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses.
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