Wolverhampton’s Hwang Hee-chan (right) is fighting for the ball during the match against Chelsea in the 18th round of the 2023-24 Premier League (EPL) held at Molineux Stadium in London, England on the 24th (local time). Hwang Hee-chan played full time and Wolverhampton won 2-1 and rose to 11th place in the league.
Hwang Hee-chan, a striker for Wolverhampton in the English Premier League (EPL), played full time and contributed to the victory against Chelsea.
Wolverhampton won 2-1 in the 2023-24 EPL round 18 home game against Chelsea held at Molineux Stadium in London, England on the 24th (Korean time).
With this win, Wolverhampton broke a two-game winless streak (1 draw, 1 loss) and added 3 points. With 6 wins, 4 draws, and 8 losses (22 points), they raised their ranking to 11th place. Chelsea suffered 4 consecutive away defeats and had 6 wins, 4 draws, and 8 losses (22 points), but ranked 10th, ahead of Wolverhampton on goal difference.
Hwang Hee-chan, who signed a new contract with the highest level of treatment in the team along with the recently increased stock price, aimed to ‘celebrate the renewal of the contract’, but had to be satisfied with the team’s victory.
Hwang Hee-chan has scored 8 goals and 2 assists in 18 games, all EPL games the team has played this season.
On this day, Hwang Hee-chan played as a frontline striker in the 3-4-3 formation and was the only one among the top three to play full time.
Hwang Hee-chan moved diligently and showed flashes of movement, recording one shot and one key pass.
In the 8th minute of the second half, Hwang Hee-chan lost his balance and fell after being pulled by an opposing defender in the penalty box, but was unable to score a penalty kick. Also, just before the end, he had a one-on-one opportunity with a powerful breakthrough even with two defenders, but unfortunately, he stepped on the ball and lost his balance, so the shooting opportunity was lost.
‘Whoscored.com’, a website specializing in soccer statistics, gave Hwang Hee-chan an acceptable rating of 6.4 points.
Wolverhampton took the lead with Mario Lemina’s header in the 6th minute of the second half, and then widened the gap to 2-0 with Matt Doherty’s additional goal in extra time in the second half.
Christopher Nkunu scored a goal for Chelsea just before the end, but the chase ended there. 19가이드03