LONDON: South Korean striker Son Heung-min scored his 100th goal with Tottenham while helping his side beat Leeds 3-0 in the English Premier League.
The victory clearly meant for Jose Mourinho’s men who came back to life to challenge for the league title when they jumped to third place when they shared 29 points with Leicester City and Everton who finished fourth and fifth – four points behind Liverpool and Manchester United in the top two. .
Regardless, it was a historic day for Son who scored the second goal which was also his 100th goal with the club after Harry Kane put Spurs ahead through a penalty kick.
His success made him Son, the 18th player to achieve that figure in all competitions for the north London club and the first player from outside the United Kingdom and Ireland to do so.
Since arriving from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015, the 28-year-old has proven he is one of the pillars of the team and his outstanding performance with Kane this season has helped the team to challenge for the title in 60 years.
Defender Toby Alderweireld then completed the victory by making it 3-0, five minutes after the second half began.