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This is the last chance to aim for a rebound.ㅋㅋㅋ벳 Tottenham, who took out the ‘Agent of Acting’ card, meets Manchester United on the rise.
Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United will play round 33 of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England at 4:15 am (Korean time) on the 27th. Currently, Tottenham is 6th with 53 points (16 wins, 5 draws, 11 losses), and Manchester United are 4th with 59 points (18 wins, 5 draws, 7 losses).
Tottenham prepares for the match against Man Utd as an ‘actor of the agent’. The defeat against Newcastle on the 23rd had a big impact. After winning against 3rd place Newcastle, he aimed to enter 4th place, the right to advance to the Champions League, but the defense completely collapsed. In the 21st minute of the game, he allowed a whopping 5 goals. Son Heung-min started and struggled until the 38th minute of the second half, but was unable to use his strength as the game was decided early. Tottenham lost 1-6 with only one goal from Harry Kane in the second half.
Since then, the aftermath continues. Along with the refund of the away fan ticket price against Newcastle, acting manager Christian Stellini was sacked, and Ryan Mason was newly appointed as coach. It is the so-called ‘agent of agents’. Acting manager Mason took the helm right after the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho two years ago. At that time, the team, which had been shaky, recovered with a record of 4 wins and 3 losses in 7 games. Tottenham wants to finish the season with minimal bleeding under the Mason system.
However, the rise of the opponent man utd is not unusual. Manchester United have recently won three matches in the league, widening the gap with the top five. They secured an advantage by securing a lot of points in a relatively fewer number of games than their rivals. On top of that, last weekend, they won the FA Cup semi-final against Brighton after a bloody penalty shoot-out. Morale is rising by continuing the ‘double’ challenge, including winning the EFL Cup before advancing to the FA Cup final.
The only variable for Manchester United is injury. There is a loophole in the defense with two centre-backs Rafael Varane and Lisandro Martinez out with injuries. Luke Shaw and Victor Lindelof are filling the void, but it is difficult to deal with Tottenham’s attack with the Sonke duo. On top of this, the red light has grown as ‘Ace’ Bruno Fernandez is likely to be sidelined due to a leg injury. Bruno was the key resource behind Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Tottenham last October.
Tottenham is the last chance for Manchester United to rebound. With 6 league games left, it is virtually difficult to advance to the Champions League as the gap widens to 9 points if you lose to Manchester United. In addition, in the worst case of range from 8th place Brighton, advancing to the European competition may be canceled. This is why the first step of the Mason system is important.
Son Heung-min is expected to take the lead. Son Heung-min has scored eight league goals this season, including two goals in his last three matches. If you add two goals, you will achieve a league double-digit scoring record for 7 consecutive years. Son Heung-min recorded 3 goals and 1 assist in 7 games under the Mason system two years ago.