Son Heung-min scored his 100th goal for Tottenham Hotspur as they returned to profitable methods with a 3-Zero defeat of Leeds United to climb again into the Premier League’s prime 4 on Saturday.
The South Korean doubled Tottenham’s lead simply earlier than the interval after strike companion Harry Kane’s penalty had given the hosts the lead on a crisp winter day in north London.
Toby Alderweireld’s header made it 3-0 in the 50th minute.
“To have scored 100 goals with you guys here would have been the best feeling ever, but I want to say thank you!”
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 2, 2021
Tottenham, who topped the desk in December, had gone 4 league video games with no win, however a snug victory over Leeds despatched them into third spot with 29 factors from 16 video games.
The solely blemish was having defender Matt Doherty dismissed in the 90th minute for a second yellow card.
Leeds had loved the higher possibilities till Kane’s 29th-minute penalty, awarded for a foul on Steven Bergwijn, and loved a far bigger share of possession. But Marcelo Bielsa’s aspect’s hopes of beginning the yr with a 3rd consecutive win had been dashed as their defensive frailties returned.
They stay in mid-table with 23 factors from 17 video games.