When will Son Heung-min put down his mask?
Tottenham Hotspur beat Crystal Palace 4-0 in the 19th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Selhurst Park in London, England on the 5th at 5 am (hereinafter referred to as Korean time). With this victory, 5th place Tottenham (33 points) continued to pursue TOP4.
Son Heung-min did not fully recover from an orbital fracture, but he had no time to rest. Following Richarlison, Dejan Kulusevski also left due to injury. Just like the last game against Brentford, manager Antonio Conte formed the attacking line with Harry Kane, Son Heung-min, and Brian Hill.
Tottenham hit the winning pitch after three games. After the first half ended scoreless, the goal feast began after the start of the second half. Kane completed multiple goals in the 3rd and 8th minutes of the second half, and Matt Doherty scored a key goal in the 23rd minute of the second half. The last was Son Heung-min. In the 27th minute of the second half, he took over Kane’s pass, endured a struggle, and shook the net. It was a goal in 9 league games.메이저사이트
In the end, Tottenham captured Palace with a complete victory with a difference of 4 goals. After the game, Son Heung-min expressed his difficulty in wearing a mask. According to England’s ‘Football London’, Son Heung-min said, “It’s definitely not the same as playing without a mask. My vision is fine, but there are times when I can’t see the ball when it comes, so it’s annoying. I don’t care too much, but it’s not the best.”
He continued, “I was really frustrated when I suddenly didn’t see him while receiving the ball during the match against Aston Villa. I was just angry. If I were alone, I would not have worn a mask, but I’m worried about my parents, family, and friends who will be watching in Korea. Collisions with opponents are definitely dangerous. do,” he added.
“Doctors also said after Villajeon, ‘It’s your decision, but it’s only been 7 weeks since the surgery. It’s still dangerous, so I recommend wearing a mask,'” he continued.
Orbital fractures usually take about 3 months to fully heal. Therefore, it seems that the mask will be worn until February at the longest. Son Heung-min is doing his best to help Tottenham following South Korea despite the mask that constricts him.