Hwang Hee-chan, Who Gave Up PK, Made Up for it with his 6th Goal in the League... Wolverhampton Draws with Newcastle
The joy of having the most EPL goals in a person’s career… Tied for 5th place in scoring with a 2-2 draw
National soccer team striker Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton) conceded a penalty kick, but made up for it by scoring his 6th goal, the most in the league in a season since advancing to the English Premier League (EPL).
Hwang Hee-chan scored in the 26th minute of the 2023-2024 EPL 10th round home game against Newcastle United held at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England on the 29th (Korean time), leading to a 2-2 draw. https://www.totosafeguide.com
This was Hwang Hee-chan's 6th goal in the league, setting a personal record for the most since entering the EPL for the first time in the 2021-2022 season.
The existing record is 5 goals in the 2021-2022 season, his debut.
In the next season, the 2022-2023 season, Hwang Hee-chan played in 27 regular league games but scored only 3 goals.
In addition, Hwang Hee-chan continued to appear on the league scoring list.
He is tied for 5th place with Callum Wilson, Alexander Isaac (Newcastle), Jared Bowen (West Ham), and Brian Mbeumo (Brentford).
Hwang Hee-chan, who played in 10 regular league games this season, is continuing the scoring competition by scoring only pure field goals and no penalty kicks.
With Hwang Hee-chan starting as a top two with Mateus Cunha, Wolverhampton conceded the first goal to Wilson in the 22nd minute of the first half, but 14 minutes later, Mario Lemina hit the net with a diving header from a corner kick to make it 1-1.
Hwang Hee-chan was trying to advance with the ball from Wolverhampton's penalty area in extra time in the first half, but his touch on the ball momentarily became longer and he kicked Fabian Scheer's ankle instead of the ball, resulting in a foul being declared.
After a video review (VAR), a penalty kick was ruled, and Wilson calmly scored, putting Newcastle ahead again.
Hwang Hee-chan made up for his mistake in the 26th minute of the second half.
Following Totti Gomes' forward pass, he momentarily penetrated to the right of the penalty area.
Afterwards, he overtook a defender who tried to tackle him with a delicate dribble, and hit the bottom corner of the nearby goal with a quick left-footed shot.
After scoring, Hwang Hee-chan, who was filled with joy, got down on his knees and roared as he slid all the way to the ground, then stood up and held a celebration looking into the distance, making the home fans go wild.
According to WhoScored.com, a soccer statistics website, in addition to scoring goals, Hwang Hee-chan led the Wolverhampton attack by recording two key passes (passes that lead to scoring opportunities) and three dribble breakthroughs.
This media outlet gave Hwang Hee-chan a rating of 7.35.
Wolverhampton (3 wins, 3 draws, 4 losses), who went undefeated with 2 wins, 3 draws, and 4 losses in the last 5 games, including beating the mighty Manchester City 2-1 on the 30th of last month, accumulated 12 points and ranked 12th. https://castbox.fm/channel/id5718663
Newcastle (5 wins, 2 draws, 3 losses, 17 points) was in 6th place.