First, he gave Tottenham Hotspur the lead in the first half of their match against Aston Villa. Then it fell on him again to score the winner during added time, more than 40 minutes after Bjorn Engles had brought the hosts level in the first Premier League match of the day.
The dramatic 3-2 victory for Jose Mourinho’s wards has now given them 40 points, one point away from fourth placed Chelsea, who have a game against Manchester United on Monday.
Tottenham conceded the first goal in the 9th minute with an error by defender Toby Alderweireld that put Villa one goal up. But 18 minutes after he scored the equaliser for Tottenham. And Son shot the Spurs ahead just before the break.
Toby Alderweireld, hero and villain for Spurs remarked after the match: “I haven’t had much sleep, and I know it wasn’t my best performance today but the lads helped me. I’m happy I could help the team; it’s a couple of tough days for me but I’m pleased with the three points and now I can rest a bit. It’s a massive week, and the three points will help us mentally”