Tottenham Hotspur bolstered their late bid for a top-four end with an emphatic victory over arch-rivals Arsenal within the north London derby on Thursday night.
Antonio Conte’s aspect moved to inside one level of the ten-man Gunners within the Premier League standings and with two video games left to play within the 2021/22 season, it’s nonetheless considerably out of their management.
Harry Kane ran rampant, as he typically does on this fixture, with a brace which began with a spot-kick within the twenty second minute, previous to heading Spurs right into a 2-0 lead earlier than half-time.
In between the 2 targets, Arsenal centre-back Rob Holding acquired his marching orders for a foul on Heung-min Son, who ultimately added a 3rd and arguably, he stole the present on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
He completely terrorised the 26-year-old, resulting in him seeing two yellow playing cards within the house of seven minutes, and it might have absolutely given Mikel Arteta in a single day.
The South Korean sensation was lauded as a “dream” by Sky Sports activities pundit Gary Neville throughout commentary obligation [Thursday 12th May, 21:06pm] and it’s straightforward to see why.
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Within the 72 minutes he was on the pitch, Son managed to contribute 4 key passes, regardless of solely registering 17 correct passes total and 31 touches, which means he recorded a decisive artistic motion as soon as each 4 passes, as per SofaScore.
Elsewhere, the £72m-rated dynamo proved to be sturdy in his battles, successful 5 of his six duels (83%), while drawing a whopping 5 fouls and solely dropping possession 4 instances, solely additional proving to be an utter nuisance towards that Gunners backline.
‘Concerned in all three targets and the sending off as he continued his excellent kind and shifting to inside a purpose of Mohamed Salah within the race for the Golden Boot. The Premier League participant of the run-in?,’ wrote the Night Normal’s Dan Kilpatrick in his post-match rankings column.
Had he stayed on the pitch, Son would maybe have bagged himself a pair extra targets, however with Burnley on the weekend, he’ll be brisker than most to provide one other Premier League aspect hassle.
It was Sonny’s evening in N17 on Thursday, he stole the present for Spurs to maintain them firmly within the race for the highest 4.
AND in different information, Conte might land his new Kante as Spurs eye £17m signing who’s “completely in all places”…