Son Heung-min’s brace against Crystal Palace in the match on September 14 helped the Korean striker get 118 goals in all competitions in Europe.
On September 14, Tottenham had a 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace, in which Son Heung-min shone with a brace. The high form of the 27-year-old striker helps him to have a new record.
Sports Seoul newspaper praised the Korean striker: “Son Hueng-min is only 3 goals away to overcome the legendary Cha Bum-kun”. According to the article, the Tottenham striker is standing on the threshold of new legend.
“In the first match after finishing the focus with the national team, Son played the full 90 minutes with the highest performance. After being punished and taking the first 2 matches of the new season, Son tried force in the match in the third round but could not score, “author Lee Ji Eun said.
“However, this double made up for his late start, as well as the start of a record-breaking self-breaking record of 21 goals in a season. These two goals helped Son Heung-min get 118 goals. all European competitions. You only need 3 more goals to keep up with the 121-goal record of Cha Bum-kun sunbaenim “.
Father Bum-kun is former strikers Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayer Leverkusen. The legend born in 1953 was one of the first Koreans to play football in Europe. He scored 121 goals on the old continent, a great symbol for Asian football talent in the early days of the world.
Back to the Tottenham game, Son Heung-min opened the scoring in the 10th minute, resulting from a more inaccurate dribble by midfielder Alderweireld. In the 22nd minute, the 27-year-old striker completed a double with an ice phase to catch a dangerous volley.
A strong victory with a 4-0 score helped Tottenham rise to 3rd place in the rankings with 8 points, 7 points behind Liverpool’s leaders. By the middle of next week, Son Heung-min’s team will have an away match at Olympiacos in the first round of Group B Champions League.