N'Koudou post Twitter message after Tottenham triumph in Moscow
By Tony Hughes
Georges-Kevin N’Koudou revealed he was “very happy” on Twitter after Tottenham beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Heung-Min Son scored the decisive goal as a weakened Spurs team ignited their campaign in Europe’s elite competition with a notable win in Russia.
The victory came after the Londoners lost their group stage opener against Monaco a fortnight ago.
N’Koudou made his Champions League debut in Moscow as he replaced the ineffectual Vincent Janssen after 67 minutes of the clash.
The summer signing from Marseille revealed afterwards that it had been a “job done” for his side as they earned “three tough points” at a difficult venue.
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— GK NKoudou (@gknkoudou) September 27, 2016
Son broke the deadlock after 71 minutes with his fifth goal from just five matches this season to extend his purple patch of form.
It came after the South Korean scored both of Tottenham’s goals in their 2-1 Premier League win at Middlesbrough on Saturday.
Son came close to leaving Tottenham last month after a mixed debut season in which he scored eight goals from 40 matches in all competitions.
He has made a huge impact in recent weeks and his efforts have been especially noteworthy given the absences of a number of regulars.
Harry Kane, Moussa Sissoko, Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele and Danny Rose missed the trip to Moscow due to injury, while Kyle Walker was rested and left on the bench.
In other Tottenham news, a Premier League all-time great revealed he agreed personal terms with the club.