‘Korean Guy’ Hwang Hee-chan (27, Wolverhampton Wanderers) made a name for himself once again.
Wolverhampton defeated AFC Bournemouth 2-1 away in the ninth round of the 2023-2024 Premier League (PL) season at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England, on Monday (Sept. 21).
Wolverhampton, unbeaten in four matches (two wins, two draws), jumped to 12th place with 11 points (three wins, two draws, four losses). Bournemouth, on the other hand, once again failed to record their first win and remain in 19th place with three points (three wins, three draws, and six losses).
Wolverhampton started with a 4-3-3 formation. Hwang Hee-chan-Mateusz Cunha-Pedro Neto, Layan Aite-Nuri-Boubacar Traore-Juan Gomes-Mat Doherty, Totti Gomes-Max Kilman-Craig Dawson, and Yohan Saga started.
Bournemouth lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Dominic Solanke, David Brooks-Philip Billing-Marcus Tavernier, Lewis Cook-Alex Scott, Milos Berquez-Lloyd Kelly-Iliya Jabarni-Max Aarons, and Netou hit the turf first.
Wolverhampton fell behind in the 16th minute to Solanke. But two minutes into the second half, Cunha equalized with a stunning non-stop strike.
With the score tied at 1-1, the game changed dramatically. Eight minutes into the second half, Cook tugged on Hwang’s jersey and tripped her, causing her to get up and protest furiously, and Cook then headbutted her in the face. As a result, the referee showed Cook a red card.토스카지노 도메인
With Hwang’s sending off, Wolverhampton continued to push forward with a numerical advantage, but an equalizer did not come easily. In the 29th minute, Hwang’s shot floated over the bar, and in the 35th minute, Netou’s shot also went over the bar.
Hwang Hee-chan made things happen. In the 43rd minute, Hwang picked up the ball at the top of the box and flicked the ball through the onrushing defense. Sasha Kalajic calmly finished the ball to complete the comeback. It was Hwang’s first PL assist of the season and her third consecutive game with an offensive point.
Birmingham Live in the UK gave Hwang a rating of 7. They said, “Hwang provided a moment of magic to set up Kalajic’s winning goal. Before that, he forced Cook to react by forcing Bournemouth to play with 10 men.”
No player received a higher rating than Hwang. Birmingham Live also awarded seven points to Neto, who assisted Cunha’s equalizer, and Kalajic, who scored the winner.
Football stats outlet Footmob also gave Hwang an 8.3 rating, as he had 48 touches of the ball, three shots, three chances created, a 100% dribbling success rate (2/2), four recoveries, and an 83% ground ball win rate (5/6) in 90 minutes. Only central defender Craig Dawson (8.5) posted a higher rating than Hwang.