'Outstanding', 'Unreal' – Tottenham fans rave over one player who ran the show v Stoke
Tottenham Hotspur have heaped praise on attacking midfielder Son Heung-min and urged manager Mauricio Pochettino to start him every week, after his impressive performance in the 5-1 win over Stoke City.
Spurs moved to within one point of fourth-placed Liverpool in the Premier League table with a totally dominant display at Wembley Stadium for their first win in five league matches.
Son ran the show for Spurs and got the goal his performance deserved with a clinical to make the score 2-0 after half-time.
Tottenham fans took to social media to express their delight with the 25-year-old’s performance.
Football Insider has rounded up a selection of the best tweets from Spurs fans.
— joseph hwang (@Hwangsta85) December 9, 2017
Son was absolutely terrific again today. One of the most underrated players in the league and one of our most important right now. He has to start every big game. #COYS
— Chris Miller (@WindyCOYS) December 9, 2017
Son has to start vs Man City! Insanely underrated player. What an assist #thfc
— Adhithya (@adhithya35) December 9, 2017
— Ricky Sacks ???? (@RickSpur) December 9, 2017
— Marc Benamram (@MarcBenamram) December 9, 2017
— DobbieTHFC (SOS) (@shanobie7) December 9, 2017
#THFC Starting Son seems to have made a huge difference. Needs to start every week.
— Stuart Peel (@JedLomax) December 9, 2017
Stoke city has no answer for Son Heung-min. Guy is unreal #THFC
— Derrick A. Crawford (@ThaCrawdaddy) December 9, 2017
Son ???????? man of the match #THFC
— ◄ منيره ► (@ecIectic) December 9, 2017
Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham scored four second-half goals against Stoke to move above Arsenal into fifth place in the Premier League table.
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Spurs went ahead after 21 minutes when Potters skipper Ryan Shawcross converted Son’s cross into his own net.
Son then doubled the lead before Kane headed in Ben Davies’ cross to make it 3-0. Kane then doubled his tally to make it 33 goals in 32 Premier League games in 2017, before Christian Eriksen made it 5-0.
Shawcross made amends for his own goal by pulling one back for Stoke late on.
In other Tottenham news, Spurs fans have singled out one player after his disappointing first-half display at Wembley.