Tottenham suffered a shocking defeat. The hope of participating in the European Champions League next season is getting thinner.
Tottenham lost 1-6 in an away match in the 32nd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-2023 season against Newcastle held at St. James Park, England on the 23rd (hereinafter Korean time).
It is the first time since the 2015-2016 season that Tottenham lost both matches to Newcastle in one season.
This humiliating defeat made Tottenham uneasy about maintaining 5th place, where the right to advance to the Europa League depended. With a record of 16 wins, 5 draws and 11 losses (53 points), they are only 2 points behind Aston Villa in 6th place. In particular, there is a 6-point difference between Newcastle in 3rd place and Manchester United in 4th place (59 points above). Newcastle and Manchester United played one and two games less than Tottenham, respectively.
Son Heung-min, ‘Sonsational’, was silent. He aimed for goals in three consecutive games, but only had three shots and a 5.9 rating.
On this day, Tottenham switched to a four-back defense for the first time in 15 months. Tottenham, who had always played three-back under Antonio Conte’s system, played three-back under acting manager Christian Stellini, but switched to four-back that day to face Newcastle. From left, the back four consisted of Ivan Perisic, Eric Dyer, Christian Romero and Pedro Poro. However, Tottenham’s four-back was helpless against Newcastle’s three-top team consisting of Joelinton-Alexander Isaac-Jacob Murphy.
They conceded 5 runs in 21 minutes of the first half. Murphy scored the opening goal in the 2nd minute of the first half. Four minutes later, Joelinton allowed an additional goal. Tottenham couldn’t stop Newcastle in the atmosphere. In the ninth minute of the first half, Murphy scored again. According to the British media BBC, Newcastle became the 6th team to score 3 goals in 9 minutes of the EPL game. This is the first time since the Manchester City-Burnley match in April 2010.
Tottenham’s crisis was not over. In the 19th minute of the first half, Isaac counterattacked, and in the 21st minute, Isaac conceded again. The BBC said, ‘This is the second fastest 5-0 lead in EPL history. It took 18 minutes for Manchester City to make it 5-0 against Watford in September 2019.’
In the 23rd minute of the first half,카지노사이트 Tottenham, who became desperate, took out midfielder Pape Sar and put center back Davinson Sanchez in to change to a three-back.
Afterwards, Harry Kane’s comeback goal in the 4th minute of the second half avoided defeat, but in the 22nd minute of the second half, Callum Wilson scored the 6th goal and suffered a humiliating defeat.