South Korean national team striker Hwang Hee-chan was selected as ‘MOTM (Man of the Match)’ for the match between Wolverhampton and Manchester City.
Wolverhampton defeated Manchester City 2-1 in the 7th round of the 2023-24 Premier League (PL) season held at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England on the 30th of last month (Korean time). With the win on this day, Wolverhampton rose to 15th place with 7 points (2 wins, 1 draw, 4 losses, 8 wins, 13, -5).
Wolverhampton were defeated by Crystal Palace (2-3 loss), Liverpool (1-3 loss), and Luton Town (1-1 draw), as well as Ipswich Town (2-3 loss) in the English Football League Cup (EFL Cup). . With coach Gary O’Neill having difficulty establishing himself, defending champion Manchester City was brought in.
The game unfolded unexpectedly. Manchester City was dragged down by a Ruben Diaz own goal in the 13th minute of the first half. Erling Haaland, Jeremy Doku, Julian Alvarez, and Phil Foden launched a counterattack. The balance was reached after entering the second half. Alvarez scored an equalizer in the 13th minute of the second half, making the score 1-1.
The lead went back to Wolverhampton. The main character was Hwang Hee-chan. In the 26th minute of the second half, Nelson Semedo advanced to a high position and crossed in front of the goal. Hwang Hee-chan’s first shot was blocked by the opponent’s defense. Matheus Cunha returned the ball and calmly converted it into a second shot. The ball went straight into the net and scored a point. In the end, Wolverhampton defeated Manchester City.
Hwang Hee-chan scored his 4th goal in the league and 5th goal of the season. Praise poured in on the man who scored the winning goal that led Wolverhampton to victory. Soccer statistics media스포츠토토 ‘Opta’ selected and announced the 10 players who performed the best in each game among the 10 games played in the 7th round. The media said that more than 100 different indicators were considered and players were evaluated on a 100-point scale.
The MOTM for the Wolverhampton vs. Man City match was Hwang Hee-chan. The score was 88.3 out of 100. The five players with the highest scores, including Olly Watkins (Villa, vs. Brighton, 99.6 points), Miguel Almiron (Newcastle, vs. Burnley, 94.4), and James Ward-Prowse (West Ham, vs. Sheffield, 93.6), were introduced for their performances, but Hwang Hee-chan was unfortunately excluded. done. Wolverhampton will attempt a winning streak against Aston Villa.