Heung-min Son responds to absent Antonio Conte dropping him by helping Tottenham back into top four with goal during win over West Ham

Heung-min Son responds to absent Antonio Conte dropping him by helping Tottenham back into top four with goal during win over West Ham

Heung-min Son gave Antonio Conte one of the best response doable to being dropped, by helping hearth Tottenham into the Champions League spots.

The Korean scored Spurs’ second goal of the match in a 2-0 win over West Ham, following up from Emerson Royal’s opener within the London derby.


Son wouldn’t have been completely happy to have been dropped

But made a statement after coming on


However made a press release after approaching

The win places Spurs forward of Newcastle, albeit with a sport in hand, however back into the Premier League’s top four.

That can come as an enormous increase for Conte, who was absent from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium due to returning too quickly from gallbladder surgical procedure and needing time to relaxation.

In his place on the touchline was assistant Cristian Stellini, who led the crew out, with out Son in tow.

Final season’s joint-top scorer within the top flight has been having a much more tough marketing campaign, and made method for report £60million signing Richarlison, with Stellini explaining the decision.

“Me, Antonio and Ryan Mason made the choice as a result of now we have an enormous squad,” he mentioned pre-match.

“We now have to make choices, and as we speak we wish to use power, we performed with Sonny many video games and perhaps this sport might be day trip to have Sonny during the match.

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Spurs are back the place they need to be

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“The rationale now we have an enormous squad is [for] this.”

Emerson continued his advantageous run of kind by within the 56th minute, adopted by chants of ‘he scores when he needs’ by the house followers, however then Son took over.

Changing Richarlison, who he’d initially made method for, Son shortly made a far greater distinction than the Brazilian by latching onto Harry Kane’s cross and slotting it dwelling.

Unsurprisingly, it’s not the primary time this has occurred both.

Final time Son was dropped by Spurs was in September in opposition to Leicester, and he responded with a hat-trick after coming off the bench.

Son now has four objectives in its place, one of the best report within the division, whereas he’s now on 9 objectives in 30 video games in all competitions.


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