He set a record, but his performance against Fulham was criticized… “The second half was really disappointing”
Tottenham Hotspur coach Anzhi Postekoglou was recorded as the leader with the most points in the first 9 games of his debut season in English Premier League (EPL) history.
With a great win, it means Although he became the protagonist of a deep record, coach Postekoglou could not hide his disappointment with the performance. 온라인카지노
Tottenham won a complete 2-0 victory against Fulham in the 2023-2024 EPL 9th round home game held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the 24th (Korean time), led by Son Heung-min, who scored 1 goal and 1 assist.
Second place is Manchester City (7 wins, 2 losses) with 21 points.
Tottenham, with 7 wins, 2 draws, and 23 points, returned to the league lead.
Previously, the leaders who scored the most points in the first 9 games of the EPL debut season were former Chelsea coach Guus Hiddink and former Norwich City (current Championship) coach Mike Walker.
Korean soccer Coach Hiddink, who also led the national team, was appointed to Chelsea during the 2008-2009 season and collected 22 points in his first 9 games.
Former coach Walker also recorded the same record in the 1992-1993 season, the first year of the EPL.
With the win against Fulham, Coach Postekoglou went beyond the two leaders and created a new history in the league.
According to local media outlet Football London, Coach Postekoglou said in a press conference after the game, ” ;It’s everyone’s credit.
He was satisfied, saying, “It was a good enough start to get some energy, and both performance and results were consistent.”
He then immediately criticized the team’s performance in the second half of the Fulham game.
Coach Postekoglou said, “The second half was really disappointing.
When we had the ball in the second half, our performance was nowhere near the level we have shown all year.”
He pointed out, “This may be the worst 45 minutes we’ve ever played while in possession of the ball.”
Tottenham took the lead with Son Heung-min’s cool right-footed shot in the 36th minute of the first half, and 9 minutes into the second half. James Maddison, who received an infiltration pass from Son Heung-min, scored to make it 2-0.
However, after that, they were unable to regain control of the game due to Fulham’s offensive aiming for a make-up goal.
Coach Postecoglou said, “Guglielmo Vicario made several great saves to keep the clean sheet.
From this perspective, he should have taken more initiative.” Analyzed.
He then repeatedly pointed out, “I think we wasted an opportunity to attack in the second half.”
While leading Scotland’s prestigious team Celtic last season, Coach Postekoglou, who moved to Tottenham this summer, advocates ‘offensive football’.
Raise the defensive line to a high point, have most players participate in the attack, and play the game.
The emphasis is on continuing the offensive without giving up the initiative throughout.
This season is the first time he has taken charge of a major European league.
Excluding his time with Celtic.
Most of his experience was in the ‘football periphery’ outside of Europe, including leading the Australian professional football team and then serving as the head coach of Yokohama F. Marinos (Japan) for three years starting in 2018. 메이저사이트 백링크