Son demands more of the same from Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur forward, Heung-min Son, stood out as perhaps the best performer in their 4-0 battering of Crystal Palace at the new stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The South Korean opened the scoring with a near-post finish, as he did in the same fixture when the stadium first opened, and later added to his tally with a fine volley at the back post.

However, it would be wrong to say that the 27-year-old carried Spurs to victory with his two goals, with the entire team performing admirably from back to front.

For the first time this season, Spurs came out the starting blocks at full pace and refused to let up until the fourth goal went in.

After that point, it was all about game management and ensuring no one was injured before the Champions League opening match on Wednesday in Greece.

We have seen Liverpool and City put in these performances week after week over the last couple of seasons though, and Spurs need to add some consistency to their game.

Sonny agrees that he wants Spurs to play like that every week (Tottenham): “This is a reminder of how strong we are. The players should know how strong we are and how we should play. Me as well. We can learn so many things. I hope we can always perform like this and then this season will be really positive.

“I think the players deserved more than three points! We should play like this always. We are really happy to get the three points.

“As a striker, and I was a striker today, I wanted to help the team. If I get pressure to them they would have to play long, that’s why I wanted to chase them.”

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