Recognized for his hat-trick against Burnley last September
Son Heung-min, the captain of Tottenham Hotspur in the English professional football Premier League (EPL), was selected by British media as one of the 10 players who showed the best performance in the league this season.
British media ‘Talk Sports’ said on the 20th (Korean time), “With the last A-match break of the year in progress, we take a look at the performance so far through the top 10 rated games from statistics expert ‘WhoScored.com’.” We introduced 10 players who played highly rated games.
Chelsea striker Nicholas Jackson, who scored a hat trick in a 4-1 win away to Tottenham on the 7th, ranked 10th with a rating of 9.53.
9th place is Manchester City striker Erling Haaland’s performance against Fulham, with a rating of 9.58. Holland led the team to a 5-1 victory with a hat trick in the game on September 2nd.
8th place is Newcastle United defender Kieran Trippier with a rating of 9.58. He was recognized for his outstanding performance in the 8-0 win over Sheffield on September 25th.
Son Heung-min, captain of the Korean national team and key offensive resource for Tottenham, was ranked 7th. Son Heung-min contributed significantly to Tottenham winning 5-2 in the league match away to Burnley on September 2.
After scoring an equalizer in the 16th minute of the first half, he scored a hat trick by scoring goals in the 18th and 21st minutes of the second half. On this day, Son Heung-min received a rating of 9.61.
Bruno Guimaraes (Newcastle), Solly March (Brighton), Eddie Nketiah (Arsenal), Evan Ferguson (Brighton), and Jeremy Doku (Man City) were selected above Son Heung-min.
First place went to Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins. He scored a hat-trick when Villa defeated Brighton 6-1 on September 30, and received a rating of 100,000, putting him at the top of this selection ranking.
The EPL, which is currently taking a break during the November international match period, will resume its season with a big match between Manchester City (28 points) and Liverpool (27 points), ranked 1st and 2nd in the league, at 9:30 pm on the 25th.