lthough South Korean star Son Heung-min and Egyptian prince Salah won the Premier League Golden Boot together last season, they have been in trouble since arriving this season, and their performance in the league has been somewhat unstable. However, these two stars have returned to their best competitive form in the Champions League , and responded to their voices from all walks of life with excellent scoring efficiency.
In the fourth round of Group D of the Champions League group stage, Tottenham Hotspur, who was at home, reversed the Bundesliga Frankfurt 3-2 thanks to the goals contributed by Son Heung-min and his good partner Kane. In this focus battle, Son Heung-min has always maintained a competitive state. In the first half, with the help of Kane and Hojbjerg, he contributed two goals, and indirectly caused the opponent’s players to be warned by the red card, which made the heat Thorn gains the numerical advantage.
According to the data, Son Heung-min has scored 7 goals in the past 7 games in all competitions, successfully getting rid of the shadow of the goal shortage at the beginning of the season. In terms of European competition, Son Heung-min also contributed 24 goals to Tottenham Hotspur, ranking second only to Kane in Tottenham’s team history. In addition, Son Heung-min has scored 19 goals in the Champions League.
After the start of the Premier League this season, Son Heung-min fell into a terrifying situation of scoring goals in 8 games, and was once arranged by coach Conte on the bench. Trick to end the scoring drought. In the Tottenham match against Frankfurt, Son Heung-min scored 5 shots on target and scored 2 goals, and was rated as the highest score in the game after the game.
Salah’s amazing record
On the other hand, Liverpool, who played away in the Champions League group stage, relied on goals from Firmino, Nunez, Elliott and Salah to complete a hat-trick to humiliate Rangers 7-1.
It is worth mentioning that Salah only used 6 minutes and 12 seconds to complete the hat-trick after coming off the bench, directly setting the fastest hat-trick in the history of the Champions League.
In addition, the 30-year-old Salah also became the sixth player in Champions League history to score a hat-trick after coming off the bench. According to the data, Salah only touched the ball 9 times after his debut, and his strength is amazing.
After the start of this season, Salah also couldn’t find the feeling of scoring goals, but he has scored 8 goals in all competitions. Currently in Liverpool, Salah has scored 38 goals in the Champions League, surpassing the record of 36 goals by Aguero and Drogba, and has become the star with the most goals scored in the Champions League by a single Premier League team.