Son Heung-min (Tottenham), who scored in two consecutive games in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL), also won the most valuable player in two consecutive games.
Son Heung-min was selected as the “Man of the Match” on the EPL’s official website after the 2023-2024 EPL 10th round away match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park in London on the 28th.
On this day, Son Heung-min started as Tottenham’s front-line striker and scored his team’s second goal in the 21st minute of the second half to lead the team to a 2-1 victory. Son Heung-min, who scored the winning goal on the same day after the first goal against Fulham on the 24th, scored his eighth goal of the season, trailing Erling Holan (Manchester City, nine goals), the league’s leading scorer, by one goal.
With Son Heung-min’s performance, Tottenham has maintained its lead (26 points) with an unbeaten streak of 10 games (8 wins and 2 draws) since the opening of the league.
After the match, Son Heung-min won 60.8% of the support in the Man of the Match vote on the EPL website, where 31,000 people participated. He beat his teammate James Maddison (26.6 percent) to rank No. 1.
Son Heung-min, who was selected as the man of the match for the second consecutive game following the ninth round against Fulham, has dominated Man of the Match in four of Tottenham’s 10 games this season, including the fourth round against Burnley and the seventh round against Liverpool.
The highest ratings from various media continue.
Footmob, a soccer statistics site, gave Son Heung-min 7.7, the highest score among Tottenham players, while Huskored Dotcom gave him 7.3. In both teams, Jorden Ayew, who scored Crystal Palace’s comeback goal in the extra time of the second half, had the highest 7.4 points. Son Heung-min, along with teammates Madison, Christian Romero and Mickey Panderpen, received eight points, the best for both teams in Sky Sports ratings.