Tottenham Hotspur, a 10-man English professional soccer team, defeated Nottingham Forest and turned on ‘winning streak mode’ again.Tottenham held on to the 2023-2024 Premier League (EPL) round 17 away game held at the City Ground in Nottinghamshire, England on the 16th (Korean time), despite the negative circumstances of one player being sent off in the 25th minute of the second half, and kept the previous two goals until the end, defeating Nottingham 2-0. It was a complete victory.Tottenham, who had won 4-1 in the previous game against Newcastle, had won two games in a row.It has been almost two months since Tottenham posted a winning streak against Crystal Palace in the 10th round (2-1), which was the final step in their undefeated streak of 8 wins and 2 draws in the opening 10 games. At that time, Tottenham recorded 4 consecutive wins.Tottenham maintained 5th place (33 points), and Nottingham maintained 16th place (14 points).
Son Heung-min, who always wore the captain’s armband, was deployed as a left striker and formed a triangle with Richarlison at the top and Brennan Johnson at the right. Although he traveled the ground diligently, he was unable to increase his attack points, and was replaced by Emerson Royal in the 43rd minute of the second half when the team was ahead 2-0.Tottenham, who dominated the midfield, tried to aggressively target Nottingham’s dangerous areas, but was blocked by Nottingham’s strong ‘five-back defense’ and could not score.In the 32nd minute of the first half, bad news came when Johnson was injured. Oliver Skipp replaced Johnson.Tottenham’s first goal came in extra time in the first half.In the 47th minute of the first half, Dejan Kulusevski crossed from the right and Richarlison, who was rushing towards the goal, finished it with his head and 스포츠토토존 split the goalpost.It was Richarlison’s second goal in a row.