Tottenham, led by Son Heung-min, won a complete victory over Fulham.
Tottenham won 2-0 in the 9th round of the 2023-24 Premier League against Fulham held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the morning of the 24th (Korean time). With today’s victory, Tottenham continued its undefeated streak in the Premier League this season and regained the lead in the league with 7 wins, 2 draws (23 points).
Son Heung-min performed well against Fulham, scoring 1 goal and 1 assist. In the 36th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min took over Richarlison’s pass, dribbled, and hit the Fulham net with a right-footed shot from the front of the penalty area.
Afterwards, Son Heung-min and Maddison scored an additional goal for Tottenham in the 9th minute of the second half. Son Heung-min kept the ball in front of the penalty area and passed the ball to Maddison, who penetrated the left side of the penalty area. Maddison followed Son Heung-min’s pass and fired a right-footed shot into the Fulham goal.
Both of Tottenham’s two goals against Fulham occurred in Tottenham’s fast break situations after blocking the opponent’s build-up. Tottenham succeeded in avenging their loss to Fulham in the first match of this season’s League Cup.
“We were punished for some mistakes we made during the game,” Fulham manager Marco Silva told the BBC after the game. “We had dangerous moments in counterattacks. I encourage my players to build up from the back.” . That is our way, and mistakes that lead to conceding goals may occur.”
Fulham captain Tim Lim said: “It was a similar situation where we conceded goals. At Premier League level, if you give the ball to the opposition in your own half, you pay the price. It’s up to all of us to put things right.”
Tottenham coach Postekoglou said of the performance of Son Heung-min and Maddison, who led the victory against Fulham, “Today was really great. The pressure Son Heung-min and Maddison put on Fulham was the driving force behind our victory. 굿모닝토토Both are high-quality players. He expressed the meaning of “the leader of the club.”
Maddison, who scored an additional goal against Fulham with Son Heung-min, said of his link-up play with Son Heung-min, “We have a great relationship. Sonny (Son Heung-min’s nickname) is a player I have watched and loved for many years and now I get to play with him. “I’m happy. Son Heung-min is world class. We like to link up with each other and we are starting to understand each other’s runs.” He also said of his goal scoring situation following Son Heung-min’s assist: “I was trying to stay onside. I knew that the Fulham defender Bassey was deep, so I didn’t have to wait to be further away from the goal than the Fulham defender’s rim.” “I knew I had yards to spare. I stayed calm,” he said.