Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) set a record for the Premier League’s 100th goal in front of Kaoru Mitoma (26, Brighton).
Tottenham Hotspur faces off against Brighton and Hove Albion in Round 30 of the Premier League in the 2022-2023 season at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 8th at 11:00 pm (Korean time).
In the 10th minute of the first half, Son Heung-min, who led Tottenham’s attack with Harry Kane and Dejan Kulusevski, grabbed the ball from the left flank in front of the box called the ‘Son Heung-min Zone’ and attempted a kick with his right foot. The ball, which left Son Heung-min’s feet, drew a fantastic trajectory and was sucked into the top of Brighton’s goal. 메이저놀이터
With this, Son Heung-min succeeded in achieving his great record. He stepped on the ‘first Asian player to reach 100 Premier League goals’ with the added goal in this game. So far, there are 33 players who have scored 100 goals in the Premier League, but none of them are Asian. Son Heung-min became the 34th player to score his 100th Premier League goal.
Son Heung-min, who wore a Tottenham uniform in the summer of 2015, has scored 141 goals in all competitions since then. Prior to this game, in the Premier League, he scored in double digits for six consecutive seasons, accumulating 99 goals and 50 assists. With this goal, Son Heung-min succeeded in scoring 142 goals in his career and 100 goals in the Premier League.