Premier League: ‘El Cuti’ Romero ‘dries up’ Haaland and frowns: ‘It’s been a long time since I’ve had a red card’

“El Cuti” Romero (Crdoba, 1998) once again showed why he is one of the best defenders in the Premier League. The Argentine international, world champion in Qatar 2022, was key in Tottenham’s victory over Manchester City (1-0).

Ex-Atalanta canceled Erling Haaland outright. City ‘9’ left Tottenham Hotspur Without firing a single shot: neither on target nor away. This is the first time this has happened since his accession to the premiership. But there is more: The Norwegian is unable to touch the ball in the opposing area.

English Premier League (Day 22): Summary and goals of Tottenham 1-0 Manchester City

What’s more, “Opta” remembers who it is The first game as a start in which Haaland ends without shooting since September 2020, against Duisburg. At the time, he was a member of Borussia Dortmund.

Instead, Romero was flawless: he was the player who Most balls intercepted (2) and the third player to complete the most number of clearances (3). In “Hand to Hand” he was (nearly) unbeatable: He won five of the seven duels in which he participated.

he “Lunar” unique For his brilliant performance that was it Just kicked out for double yellow: 26′ and 87′. He didn’t seem to care much. ‘El Cuti’ he took it to ‘kidding’, already with the three points in his pocket. “A great game from everyone, an impressive win. Let’s keep it going. I’m sorry to leave the team one short, but it’s been a long time since I’ve been shown a red card”, He wrote on Instagram next to a grass-level entrance ahead of Haaland and a smiling symbol.

What the cards see, however, is nothing new for ‘4’ from ‘Tottenham’. The Argentine defender was reprimandedAccording to “Opta”, In five of the six matches he has played for Tottenham so far in 2023.

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