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Premier League: Son Heung-min nets two in Spurs win

Timothy Castagne and James Maddison both scored brilliant goals as Leicester beat Brentford 2-1 to move into the top half
Son Heung-min.
Son Heung-min.
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Agencies   |   London   |   Published 21.03.22, 02:10 AM

Striker Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur rose to fifth in the Premier League table with a 3-1 win over West Ham United on Sunday that left them three points off the top four and the chance of Champions League football next season.

The afternoon got off to a terrible start for Hammers defender Kurt Zouma when he steered Harry Kane’s low centre to Son into the net in the ninth minute, the 10th own goal of the season that Spurs have benefited from.

It got worse for the French centre back midway through the first half as Son made it two for Spurs, collecting a defence-splitting pass from Kane before firing a left-foot shot that glanced Zouma’s outstretched leg before looping into the net.

Said Benrahma pulled one back for West Ham in the 35th minute, twisting his body to side-foot a volley from a flick-on into the net.

West Ham weathered a couple of early second-half chances before finding their rhythm, and they should have levelled after a sweeping move that ended when Michail Antonio volleyed over the bar in the 56th minute.

Having suffered through a poor spell, Spurs got their passing back on track and recent signing Dejan Kulusevski curled an effort just over and wide as the home side began to take back control.

Timothy Castagne and James Maddison both scored brilliant goals as Leicester beat Brentford 2-1 to move into the top half. Castagne, on his first appearance of 2022 following injury, hit a swerving effort into the top corner from outside the box from Harvey Barnes’ cutback.

And Maddison curled a fantastic 25-yard free-kick into the other corner after he was fouled.



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