Reporter Lee Jae-sang = ‘Bull’ Hee-chan Hwang (27) scored his first goal of the 2022-23 season at Wolverhampton Wanderers (England).
Hwang Hee-chan was replaced by Huben Neves in the 18th minute of the second half in the 2022-23 England Football Association (FA) Cup 3rd round (Round of 64) against Liverpool held at Anfield in Liverpool, England on the 8th (Korean time) and went in 2-2 in the 21st minute of the second half. Scored a balance with .
Hwang Hee-chan’s first goal this season at Wolverhampton.
It has been about 11 months since Hwang Hee-chan scored in an official game for Wolverhampton in the English Premier League (EPL) match against Arsenal in February last year.
Hwang Hee-chan, who scored five goals for Wolverhampton last season, had limited opportunities this season and was recording only two assists without scoring.
Hwang Hee-chan’s position has changed after the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Hwang Hee-chan, who scored the final theatrical goal in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory in the final group match against Portugal at Bento Lake, led Korea to advance to the round of 16 and was on the rise.
Wolverhampton’s manager Bruno Raj was sacked before the World Cup due to poor performance, and coach Hulen Lopetegui took the helm, and the new command tower has been steadily appointing Hwang Hee-chan as a starter.
Hwang Hee-chan, while waiting on the bench that day, stepped on the ground in the 18th minute of the second half when he was down 1-2 and shook Liverpool’s net. Three minutes after entering as a substitute, Matheus Cunha stabbed a pass from the left side of the penalty box, and Hwang Hee-chan finished it by pushing it. A beastly scorer that breaks the long scoring silence.
Wolverhampton, who escaped defeat with Hwang Hee-chan’s equalizer, played a rematch with a 2-2 draw.
On this day, Wolverhampton luckily scored first due to an opponent’s mistake. In the 26th minute of the first half, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker’s hard kick in the middle of the penalty area caught Gonzalo Gueds’s foot trying to press. Geds split the net with a right-footed shot without delay.
However, Darwin Núñez equalized in the 45th minute of the first half, and Mohamed Salah took the lead in the 7th minute of the second half.
In the 18th minute of the second half, Wolverhampton threw three players, including Hwang Hee-chan, at the same time, and it hit. Hwang Hee-chan received Kunya’s pass and slipped it in, scoring a thrilling equalizer.
From breaking through the dribble to the finish following a 2-1 pass with Kunya, both the process and the result were good. On the other hand, it was a somewhat disappointing goal for goalkeeper Alisson, who missed the ball he could have caught.
Hwang Hee-chan made an exquisite pass to Tot Gomes in the 36th minute of the second half, and Gomes’ shot shook the net and almost added an assist, but as a result, it was declared offside. 메이저놀이터
Meanwhile, Cody Hakpo, who moved to Liverpool from Int Hoven (Netherlands) after leading the Netherlands to advance to the quarterfinals at the Qatar World Cup, made his Liverpool debut as a starter that day.
Hakpo, along with Núñez and Salah, showed active movement in the front, but could not record an attack point. Hakpo was replaced by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the 39th minute of the second half.