‘SON, 3 one-on-one opportunities → all offside’ Tottenham, 1-2 defeat to Aston Villa… Maintain 6th place

Tottenham lost at Aston Villa. Son Heung-min (31) played full-time but failed to raise an attack point.

Tottenham lost 1-2 on the 13th (Korean time) in the 36th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-2023 season against Aston Villa at Villa Park in Birmingham, England. Tottenham, who failed to add points, maintained 6th place with 17 wins, 6 draws and 13 losses (57 points).

Tottenham, led by acting manager Ryan Mason, put forward a 3-4-2-1 model. With Harry Kane at the forefront, Son Heung-min and Richarlison scrambled as attackers on the left and right flanks, respectively. The midfield was formed by Pierre-Emile Hoivier and Oliver Skip, with Ben Davies and Pedro Poro serving as left and right wingbacks. The back three featured Clémont Lenglet, Christian Romero and Emerson Royal. The goalkeeper gloves were worn by goalkeeper Fraser Foster.

Villa played in a 4-4-2 formation. Ollie Watkins and Emiliano Buendia stood at the top two, and Jacob Ramsey, Leon Bailey, John McGinn and Douglas Lewis formed the second line. The back four were Ashley Young, Alex Moreno, Tyrone Mings and Ezri Konsa. The goal was guarded by goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

Son Heung-min played full-time, but could not raise the attack point. All three shots fired were declared offside, leaving regret.

Villa, who took the initiative by increasing possession from the beginning, scored the first goal in the early hours. In the 8th minute of the first half, Bailey shook the Tottenham defense from the right flank and posted a low and quick cross. Ramsey, rushing into the center, shook the net with a non-stop shot. It was Ramsey’s fifth league goal.

Villa, who scored the opening goal, continued to lead the game. He organically turned the ball and attempted an attack. On the other hand, Tottenham did not have a proper attack. During the attack, the maintenance was poor, and the build-up was sloppy due to Villa’s pressure.

Son Heung-min’s first shot hit the goal post, leaving regret. In the 24th minute of the first half, Kane saw Son Heung-min digging into the space behind the defense and stabbed a forward pass. In a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, Son Heung-min beat the goalkeeper and hit the shot, but it bounced off the right post. In an unfortunate moment, the assistant referee declared Son Heung-min offside.

Villa missed a chance for an extra goal. In the 33rd minute of the first half, Wankins, who caught the ball in the penalty box, passed it to an empty Bailey in the center. Bailey hit a left-footed shot from the door, but Fraser Foster fell and blocked it.

Villa continued their momentum. In the 43rd minute of the first half, Bailey received a pass from Ramsey and hit a shot near the arc circle, but it hit the top of the goal and was out.

The first half ended with Tottenham trailing 0-1. The first half was completely dominated by Villa. Tottenham finished the first half without recording a single shot.

Even at the beginning of the second half, Villa drove. In the fourth minute of the second half, Bailey shook Tottenham’s left flank and gave the ball to McGinn behind the box. McGinn’s shot went off the post. Two minutes later, Buendia’s shot from inside the box was kicked away by goalkeeper Foster.

Tottenham’s first shot came in the 8th minute of the second half. Hoivier took the ball from Luis in the Villa camp and connected it to Kane. Kane shot from the center of the box but the goalkeeper saved it.

Tottenham attempted a change in the 17th minute of the second half by removing Richarlison and Skip and putting in Dejan Klusevski and Yves Bisuma. The effect of the replacement card was there. Tottenham’s attack has been active.

In the 18th minute of the second half, Son Heung-min, who broke the line, received a pass from Bisuma and created a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, then hit a right-footed shot but missed the goal. Following the first half, an offside was declared again this time, swallowing the regret.

Tottenham continued their attack. In the 20th minute of the second half, Klusepski dug into the box from the right flank and hit a shot with his left foot, but it missed the goal 토스카지노.

Villa scored an extra goal to widen the scoreline to 2-0. In the 26th minute of the second half, Villa won a free kick from Tottenham’s arc circle. Lewis, who started as a kicker, split the net with a right-footed shot. It was a pity that goalkeeper Foster’s reaction was delayed.

Tottenham tried to score by using Klusevski’s side attack, but Villa’s defense blocked it every time. Villa continued to dominate and looked for more goals.

At the end of the second half, Tottenham followed with a chase goal. In the 43rd minute of the second half, Young, who was defending Kane, committed a foul in the box, and the referee declared a penalty kick (PK) as a result of VAR. Kane, who started as a kicker, shook the net by completely deceiving Martinez goalkeeper’s direction.

6 minutes of extra time were given. Tottenham tried to attack with Ivan Perisic, but were unable to equalize. Just before the end, Son Heung-min broke Villa’s line again and shot in a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, shaking the net, but offside was declared. The match ended in a 1-2 Villa victory.

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