A younger Tottenham, more important 'captain' Son Heung-min leadership

Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League (EPL) is entering the new season with a much younger roster. With a younger roster, the leadership of newly-captained Son Heung-min, 31, 토토 will be even more important.

Tottenham scored an early goal from Pape Sarr and an own goal to earn a 2-0 victory over Manchester United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, on Sept. 20.

It was the first win in two games for Spurs, who began the season under manager Enze Postecoglou. They've also started the new season on the right foot with two consecutive unbeaten games (W1 D1).

Spurs have definitely gotten younger.

In both games so far, Postecoglou has fielded 10 players in their 20s, with the exception of Son Heung-min. The strategy is to use younger, fitter players to increase activity and mobility. It's working, with early results.

The transfusion of young blood has also helped transform a team that has been defensive in recent seasons into an attacking one.

Although he failed to score an offensive point for the second straight game, Son Heung-min led the team's attack from the flanks and center. He has also provided leadership as captain.

Son has been given the armband after Hugo Llorente pushed for a move and Harry Kane left for Bayern Munich. Postecoglou, who is looking for a generational change, has entrusted the captaincy to Son, who is familiar with the younger players and brightens the team's mood.

It's a role he's already familiar with, having captained the South Korean national team for more than four years. 안전놀이터 Heung-min's leadership on the South Korean national team helped the team reach the round of 16 at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar by reaching out to his younger teammates and creating a relaxed atmosphere on the training field.

So far, Heung-min has lived up to Postecoglou's expectations. He has started the last two games as the eldest member of the squad and has praised his teammates for their good play in times of crisis, while also calmly organizing the team in situations that could have set the tone for the opposition, helping Tottenham to win both games.

He is also full of praise for his teammates. After the Man Utd game, Son said of Sarr, who scored the winning goal, "He's like Son when he was younger. Watching him reminds me of when I joined Tottenham. He's always smiling and has a positive impact on the team. Everyone at the club is happy for his first goal," he said, showing his public affection.

He also spoke of Mickey van der Penne, who has played well in his first two games for Tottenham this season, saying that he has adapted really well to his new team.

With Son Heung-min taking on a leadership role on and off the field, Spurs are quickly finding their feet under Postecoglou. If the younger Spurs' mobility and energy can be put to good use, 스포츠토토 it could change some of the skepticism that greeted them on opening day.

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