Former Tottenham manager “Son Heung-min, cowardly and terrible tackle… 100% red card”

Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) is being criticized for his dangerous tackle against Fulham.

Tottenham defeated Fulham 1-0 in the 21st round of the 2022-2023 Premier League held at Craven Cottage in London, England on the 24th (Korean time). With this, Tottenham kept 5th place with 11 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses, with 36 points.

Starting player Son Heung-min helped Harry Kane score the winning goal in extra time in the first half, contributing to the team’s victory. He completed his duties by replacing Richarli Song in the 21st minute of the second half.

However, Son Heung-min was in danger of being sent off in the 28th minute of the first half. While dribbling, he had a ball fight with Fulham defender Kenny Tete and stepped out and stepped on the opponent’s ankle. The video review (VAR) was conducted over whether to leave, but the referee pulled out a yellow card.

After the game, Fulham coach Marco Silva complained, saying, “Son Heung-min’s tackle is more than a yellow card.” Britain’s ‘The Sun’ also pointed out, “Tottenham star Heung-Min Son made a terrible tackle, but he did not receive a red cardThe reaction of the fans was that they couldn’t believe the decision.”

Former manager Tim Sherwood, who led Tottenham in the past, also spared no bitter words. He appeared on the ‘Premier League Production’ and said, “It is more than luck that Son Heung-min was able to continue to stand on the pitch,” and criticized, “It is a 100% red card. did. 토토사이트

Sherwood continued, “It’s a shocking tackle. It was high (foot) and could break Tete’s leg. It’s a terrible, terrible challenge.” added.

Still, Sherwood defended that Son Heung-min was not originally such a player. He said, “It’s not like Son Heung-min when I saw it. It’s not something you see often. You can tell by looking at his face.” 

On the other hand, it was also suggested that the warning judgment was not a misjudgment. Mark Halsey, a former Premier League referee, said in an interview with The Sun, “Son Heung-min hit Tete’s ankle at a late timing, but the challenge was not radical or intentional.” However, it is a subjective decision and not a clear decision.”

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