‘Son Heung-min scored his 20th attacking point of the season in the final game. Tottenham won, but failed to qualify for the Europa League.

Tottenham defeated Leeds United 4-1 in the 38th round of the 2022-2023 English Premier League (EPL) season at Elland Road in Leeds, England, at 12:30 a.m. ET on 29 September. Tottenham won their final game of the season, finishing with a record of 18 wins, 6 draws and 14 losses, and 60 points. Their final position was eighth. Seventh place in the EPL this season would have qualified them for the Europa League, but they were unable to cross the final threshold. Aston Villa won their final game against Brighton 2-1 to finish in seventh place with 61 points. Tottenham failed to qualify for the Europa League, their last point of pride after the Champions League and Europa League. It was the first time in 13 years that Spurs had missed out on European competition since the 2009-2010 season.

Leeds were eventually relegated. They needed a win to keep their hopes alive, but a defeat sealed their fate. They finished in 19th place with 31 points. In total, three teams were relegated in the EPL. With Southampton’s relegation confirmed early on, the two remaining teams were Leeds and Leicester City. Leicester City beat West Ham 2-0, but Everton beat Bournemouth 1-0. Everton remained in 17th place with 36 points. The Toffees continued their impressive run of not being relegated since the inception of the EPL.스포츠토토

Son played the full 75 minutes on the left wing in a 4-4-2. He picked up his sixth assist of the season at the start of the first half. It was his 20th offensive point of the season. Son now has 14 goals and six assists in official matches this season. It was his seventh consecutive season with 20 or more offensive points. Heung-min completed 25 of his 26 passes on the day. His passing success rate reached 96 per cent. He also made two key passes. He also attempted five dribbles, completing two. In defence, he won three contests. His overall contribution was good, but it was disappointing that he only had one shot on target. Son Heung-min has a rating of 7.25 on Fúscore.com. Footmob gave him a 7.6 and SofaScore gave him a 6.9.

Football London gave him a rating of 7, the fourth highest in the team. ‘Good judgement to set up Kane’s goal. Provided a constant threat to Leeds, who didn’t seem to know how to deal with Son Heung-min’.

Son finished the season with 10 goals and six assists in the league, two in the FA Cup and two in the Champions League. It wasn’t quite the same as last season, when he was the top scorer, but he still managed to do his job despite a fractured orbital injury and an Ivan Perisic-centric tactic. After Antonio Conte left the club, his goalscoring form picked up, allaying fears of an ageing curve. This season, he reached the 100-goal milestone in the English Premier League, reaffirming his status as one of the top strikers in the EPL. He is now the 34th player to score 100+ goals in the EPL, the 14th non-English player and the first Asian player to do so. Son, who joined Tottenham in August 2015 from Leverkusen in Germany, reached the milestone in his eighth season in England. He reached the 100-goal mark 2,757 days after scoring his EPL debut on 20 September 2015.

Tottenham pulled out a 4-4-2 formation. Harry Kane and Dejan Krzysztof Kuluczewski lined up in the front two. The midfield was Son Heung-min-Oliver Skipp-Yves Bissouma-Pedro Foro. The back four was Ben Davies-Davinson Sanchez-Clément Langlais-Emerson Royale. Fraser Forster was in goal.

Leeds lined up 5-4-1. Rodrigo started up front. Jack Harrison-Robin Koch-Adam Forshaw-Weston McKennie formed the back four. Pascal Strujk-Liam Cooper-Maximilian Böber-Rasmus Christensen-Luke Ayling formed the back five. Joel Robles was in goal.

Tottenham opened the scoring in the first minute and a half. The Son-Ke duo shone. Foro cut in and found Son Heung-min in the centre. Son wasted no time in crossing to Kane. Kane finished neatly. It was the 47th career goal for the Son-Ke duo. The Son-Ke duo are the ‘most prolific duo’ in EPL history, having scored the most goals together. The goal was Kane’s 29th of the season. Notably, Kane has found the back of the net in 26 games, the most in a single season in EPL history.

Leeds hit back. In the sixth minute, Koch headed an early cross wide. Tottenham hit back. In the 20th minute, Kuluczewski slipped a pass to Son Heung-min on the counter-attack, but the defence was there to clear it away. Leeds went on the attack immediately. A ball out of the penalty box was met by Forshaw with a powerful mid-range shot. It hit Sanchez on the thigh and went in.

Tottenham fought back. In the 25th minute, Kane fired a left-footed shot from a Kuluczewski pass. The ball bounced off the defence and was saved by the keeper. Leeds continued to push forward in search of an equaliser. In the 34th minute, McKennie fired an audacious mid-range effort wide to the right of the goal. In the 38th minute, Leeds had a great chance. A cross from the right was met by a superb header from Koch, but the ball went narrowly wide to the left of the goal.

Son Heung-min came close on the counter-attack in the 43rd minute, using some great skill to get the ball between the crotches of the opposition defence. Leeds had a chance in the last minute of stoppage time when Christensen hit a volley from a corner, but it went over the bar. The first half ended with a 1-0 lead for Tottenham.

Tottenham struck first at the start of the second half. Two minutes into the second half, Kane beat one defender on the halfway line before whipping in a brilliant through ball. Foro latched onto it and unleashed a wasted shot from the right. Robles got a hand to it, but the ball still rattled the Leeds net.

Leeds went to the penalty spot. In the eighth minute, Ayling headed in a cross from the left. Langlais got down to make the save. Leeds continued to fire at goal, but in a hurry. Tottenham steadied the ship and kept Leeds at

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