“SON, keep on the bench”… British BBC-PL legend one voice
The British BBC and Premier League legends insisted that Son Heung-min be kept on the bench.
In the 2022/23 Premier League round 24 match against West Ham United held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 20th (Korean time), Son Heung-min received a pass from Kane in the 27th minute of the second half when he was leading 1-0 and split the net. Tottenham, who won 2-0, has 13 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses, and has 42 points, and is 1 point ahead of Newcastle United, who played one less game, in 4th place.스포츠토토
On this day, Son Heung-min started off the bench in about five months after the match against Leicester City in September last year. It was head coach Christian Stellini’s decision to evoke the atmosphere of Son Heung-min, who had a poor performance this season.
Stellini’s numbers hit. In the 23rd minute of the second half, Son Heung-min, who was replaced by Hischarlisson, roared with an additional goal in the 4th minute.
Son Heung-min has scored 5 league goals this season. Four of these goals came in two games as substitutes in the second half. Five months ago, he was substituted against Leicester and scored a hat-trick, and in this match, he started scoring after being substituted.
In this appearance, the BBC and Premier League legends made a common claim. It is argued that Son Heung-min should be used as a replacement resource for the second half, not as a starter.
The BBC said, “Son Heung-min proved his worth even after being demoted to the bench.”
At the same time, he explained that he should use Son Heung-min as a replacement resource, saying, “Son Heung-min’s selection or going down to the bench to make him more angry. Which of the two would you choose?”
Premier League legends agreed.
Legendary striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, who scored 127 goals for Chelsea in the past, said, “Hischarlisson wasn’t enough, but we have to use him as a starter for three or four more games. When the game opens, it becomes easier to catch the ball and space opens up. If it were me, I would keep Son Heung-min on the bench.”
Tottenham senior Robbie Keane also said, “(Going to the bench) some players get irritated and don’t accept it, but Son Heung-min doesn’t. It always affects the game,” he said. “It was the right response for Son Heung-min to start from the bench. There was a need, and Son Heung-min reacted in the right way.”