“First game of the year” Hwang Hee-chan only participates in the first half of Wolverhampton’s season-opening victory.
South Korean international forward Hwang Hee-chan made his first start of the new season and played the full 45 minutes as Wolverhampton (England) earned their first win.
Wolverhampton defeated Everton 1-0 in the third round of the 2023-2024 English Professional Soccer Premier League on Saturday (Sept. 26) at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, thanks to a 42nd-minute goal from Sasha Kalajic.
Wolverhampton picked up their first win after two opening defeats, while Everton fell into a three-game losing streak from the start.
After coming off the bench in both the first and second leg, Hwang Hee-chan started on the left flank.
He had just impressed in the second leg at home to Brighton & Hove Albion, scoring a brace, so this was his chance to make the leap into the starting lineup.
However, he was unable to create any offense or shots on goal and was replaced by Layan Aitnouli at the start of the second half.
With Everton’s defense tightly spaced, Hwang was unable to make his trademark, straightforward runs into the box.
Wolverhampton’s gatekeeper, Jose Mourinho, was the standout performer in this game.
Everton recorded 15 shots, seven of which were on target, but all of them were saved by Sa.
In the 22nd minute, he was caught in a moment of dynamism and showed his mettle with a split-second arm flick to deflect a header from veteran fullback Ashley Young.
Everton finally looked to open the scoring in the 33rd minute through Abdoulaye Doucoure, but the goal was disallowed after video assistant referee (VAR) ruled him offside.
While Everton were stalling, Wolverhampton broke the 0-0 deadlock with a ‘one-two’.
In the 42nd minute, 카지노사이트킴 a cross from the right flank was headed home by 2-meter striker Kalajic to rattle Everton’s net and give Wolverhampton their first win.