‘Tie with Son Heung-min’ Japan’s newcomer Mitoma, the 4th goal in the Premier League exploded

Mitoma Kaoru (26, Brighton) stood shoulder to shoulder with Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham).

Brighton drew 2-2 with the home team Leicester City in the ‘2022-2023 Premier League Round 21’ held at King Power Stadium, Leicester Shore, England on the 22nd.

Mitoma, who started as Brighton’s left wing, scored the opening goal in the 27th minute of the first half. After conceding two goals, Brighton scored a dramatic equalizer in the 43rd minute of the second half with Ferguson’s equalizer. 안전놀이터

With the scorer that day, Mitoma rose to fourth place on the team with his fourth goal of the season. Among Asian players playing in the Premier League, he is the most goals along with Son Heung-min. Local popularity of Mitoma is growing, with the Japanese flag appearing in the Brighton supporter’s seat during the match.

After the game, Japanese fans were moved, saying, “I was moved when the Japanese flag appeared in the Brighton supporters’ seat,” “Mitoma scored the same season 4 goal as Son Heung-min,” and “Mitoma’s transfer to a big club is not too far away.”

Son Heung-min exploded a hat-trick as a substitute against Leicester City on September 17 last year. Son Heung-min, who had been silent since then, scored his fourth goal of the season against Crystal Palace on January 4th.