Wolverhampton, Without Hwang Hee-chan Beat Chelsea
Arsenal beat Liverpool 3-1 and took the lead
Wolverhampton, whose ‘goal scorer’ Hwang Hee-chan was selected for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup,
achieved a come-from-behind victory over Chelsea thanks to Mateusz Cunha’s hat trick.
The Wolverhampton won 4-2 in the away match against Chelsea in the 23rd round of the 2023-2024 English Professional Football Premier League (EPL) held at Stamford Bridge in London, England on the 5th (Korean time).
Wolverhampton, who accumulated 32 points, pushed Chelsea (31 points) to 11th place and rose to 10th place. 온라인카지노사이트
Wolverhampton was unable to secure a win in the 21st round (0-0 draw) and 22nd round (3-4 loss) and felt the absence of Hwang Hee-chan,
but Cunha’s hat trick exploded and won the game after 3 regular league games.
In particular, Wolverhampton emerged as Chelsea’s nemesis by winning both matches against Chelsea this season following a 2-1 win in the 18th round.
Wolverhampton gave up the first goal to Chelsea’s Cole Palmer in the 19th minute of the first half,
balanced the score with Cunha’s equalizer in the 22nd minute,
and then turned the game around 2-1 due to Chelsea’s own goal in the 43rd minute of the first half.
Wolverhampton took the win with Cunha’s additional goal during a counterattack in the 18th minute of the second half.
Cunha completed his hat trick by scoring a goal in the 37th minute of the second half as the kicker of his own penalty kick.
Chelsea launched a last-minute counterattack and scored a chasing goal in the 41st minute of the second half,
but there was not enough time to turn the game around.
Meanwhile, Arsenal won 3-1 in the home game against leader Liverpool
held at the Emirates Stadium in London, England, and achieved their third consecutive win.
Arsenal, who finished the first half 1-1, scored two goals in the second half to secure a pleasant victory.
Arsenal, who put an end to Liverpool’s challenge of five consecutive wins, recorded 49 points,
dropping Manchester City (46 points), who had played two games less,
to third place and rising to second place.
In addition, in two regular league matches against Liverpool this season,
they took the lead with 1 win and 1 draw, and narrowed the gap with leader Liverpool (51 points) to 2 points, engaging in a ‘chase chase’.
In particular, Arsenal erased the regret of being eliminated by losing 0-2 in the third round (round of 64)
of the 2023-2024 English Football Association (FA) Cup against Liverpool on January 8.
Liverpool, who had been undefeated for 15 consecutive games (10 wins, 5 draws) including the last 4 wins in a row, 메이저사이트
suffered their second loss in 4 months after suffering their first loss of the season 1-2 in the 7th round against Tottenham on October 1 last year.