Wolverhampton, who was worried about relegation, is breathing a sigh of relief while increasing the possibility of retention.
Wolverhampton beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the 33rd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Molyneux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England on the 26th at 3:30 am (Korean time). With this, Wolverhampton made up for the 1-2 loss against Leicester City in the previous game. The ranking rose to 13th. Palace remained in 12th place.
Hwang Hee-chan started. Before Hwang Hee-chan, who returned as a starter 80 days after the Liverpool match, he made sure to warm up by scoring 2 goals in 4 matches as a substitute. It was a splendid comeback considering he was out for a while due to his injury. Hwang Hee-chan, who was named in the starting lineup, was responsible for the right side. He played until the 34th minute of the second half. Wolverhampton won 2-0 with a Joachim Andersen own goal and Huben Neves scoring a penalty (PK).
The soccer statistics media ‘WhoScored.com’ gave Hwang Hee-chan a rating of 6.84 for playing 79 minutes. The British ‘Birmingham Mail’ gave 6 points, saying, “Palace players found it difficult to get the ball out of Hwang Hee-chan. Hwang Hee-chan worked hard while driving the ball. But the finish was disappointing.” He seemed to point out that he had 3 shots and no shots on target. His decisiveness was somewhat disappointing, but Hwang Hee-chan showed dedication, such as posting 2 fouls and 5 tackles.
On the other hand, as Hwang Hee-chan won the starting game, Wolverhampton increased the possibility of remaining. With five games left, they are 9 points behind Everton, 18th in the relegation zone. There is little chance of going down unless Wolverhampton has a serious losing streak. Director Hulen Lopetegui contributed greatly. When coach Bruno Raj, Wolverhampton was the 1st ranked candidate for relegation. 메이저놀이터 The offense was a mess and the defense wasn’t good either.
Coach Lopetegi, who came after the sacking of Raj, took control of the team. He put on his colors in the support of the club and performed well even with injuries. Coach Lopetegui directed 18 EPL matches and recorded 8 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses. Although he lost a lot, he picked up points by winning important matches. In the last 5 league games, there was only 1 loss and 3 wins, and they rode a clear upward trend.
Director Lopetegui also has a special affection for Hwang Hee-chan. For the rest of the season, Hwang Hee-chan will be used to lead the team.