The Korean Guys have really taken off. Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton Wanderers) continued his upward trend with an attacking point in six consecutive games.
Wolverhampton fell 1-2 away to Sheffield United in the 11th round of the 2023-24 English Premier League (EPL) at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England, on Friday (Sept. 5).
Hwang Hee-chan, who started the game, broke through in the 44th minute with his team trailing 1-0. She collected a ball from the right flank and headed it straight at Jean-Luc Bellegarde for a dramatic equalizer.
Hwang’s second assist of the league. It was his sixth consecutive offensive point in official competition. From rounds seven through 11 of the league, Hwang scored three goals and two assists in five games. In the League Cup, he continued his streak of attacking points (four goals and two assists). This season, he has seven goals and two assists in all competitions, including six in the league.
Despite Hwang’s dramatic assist, Wolverhampton were unable to capitalize. They conceded a penalty in the 10th minute of second-half stoppage time to deny Sheffield Wednesday their first win.
According to soccer stats site Footmob, Hwang played the full game and recorded one assist, one shot, 78% passing success rate, four chances created, 50% dribbling success rate (2/4), and 60% winning ground battles (3/5). His 7.8 rating was the best on the team and second-best on both teams.