English Premier League (EPL) Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min (31) made a big success in 2022, so he was named in the ‘Best 11’ with the highest rating selected by a football statistics site.
WhoScored.com, a site specializing in European soccer statistics, selected and introduced the 2022 EPL’Team of the Year’ on the 5th (Korean time). This media analyzes the data of players in each EPL game and gives game ratings.
Son Heung-min recorded a combined average rating of 7.48 in 2022 and was named in the ‘Best 11’ as the player with the highest rating for each position. 스포츠토토
Son Heung-min was named as the left midfielder among 11 players in the 4-4-2 formation. It is a story that he is the highest rated player of the year among left midfielders. Son Heung-min became the first Asian player to score (23 goals) in the EPL in the 2021-22 season and played a big role in the first half. His goals were somewhat sparse in his later seasons, but he showed off his explosive power by scoring a hat-trick against Leicester City last September. Son Heung-min scored 19 goals in 2022.
Meanwhile, WhoScored.com listed Harry Kane (Tottenham, 7.68) and Elling Hollan (Manchester City, 7.88) as the two top players in the EPL. Kane is the captain of the English soccer team and the pillar of Son Heung-min’s team, Tottenham. Haalan made his debut on the EPL stage this summer and is currently on pace to break the most goals in an EPL season with 21 goals in 15 matches.
Along with Son Heung-min, the midfield consisted of James Madison (Leicester City, 7.30), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City, 7.85), and Rodri (Manchester City, 7.45). Kieran Trippier (Newcastle, 7.62), Joel Matip (Liverpool, 7.23), Virgil Van Dyke (Liverpool, 7.03), and Joao Cancelo (Manchester City, 7.28) were selected for the defense. Bernd Leno (Fulham, 7.04) was named the goalkeeper.
Son Heung-min was chosen as the EPL’s representative player with the fifth highest rating after Hollan, The Bruiner, Kane, and Trippier.