Although Son Heung-min was unable to operate the scoring due to ‘goal misfortune’, Tottenham Hotspur, an English professional footballer, overcame Leeds United and reported the first victory under Antonio Conte’s system.
Tottenham Hotspur defeated Leeds 2-1 in the 12th round of the 2021-2022 season Premier League (EPL) against Leeds held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 22nd (Korean time) thanks to Sergio Reguilon’s winning goal from the second half in the 24th minute. .
Son Heung-min, who started three consecutive games in the official match after taking office as manager Conte, roamed the ground until the end of the match, scoring and assisting several times, but was unable to raise the attack points.
Son Heung-min broke through the right side in the 22nd minute of the first half and handed a ground cross to Harry Kane, who rushed into the door, but it did not lead to a shot.
In the 6th minute of the second half, after trapping Lucas Mora’s lob pass from the right side of the goal area to his chest, he shot a right-footed shot that hit the defender and hit the crossbar.
Four minutes later, he received a pass from Kane and tried to shoot from the front of the goal area, but the opponent’s tackle fell and failed. The referee did not call a foul.
Heung-Min Son has recorded 5 goals and 2 assists in official matches this season (EPL 4 goals 1 assist, UECL 1 goal 1 assist).
Tottenham took the lead in the 44th minute. A low cross from the left by Jack Harrison was finished by Daniel James with a shot from the doorway, which shook the Tottenham net.
Tottenham, however, turned the game around with a streak of goals in the second half.
After receiving a cutback from Mora in the 13th minute of the second half, Hoybjerg fired a left-footed non-stop shot from the front of the goal area to equalize.
In the 24th minute of the second half, when Eric Dier’s direct free kick shot from the front of the penalty area hit the right post, Reguilon fired back and scored a comeback goal.