Son Heung-min Returns to Form with 1st Goal in 2 Months

  • By Kim Seung-jae

    December 05, 2016 11:34

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur has found some form after a series of lackluster performances in recent months.

    Son scored a goal and set up another in Spurs' 5-0 victory against Swansea City in London on Saturday.

    He struck his sixth goal of the English Premier League season in spectacular fashion during first-half extra time to give his team a 2-0 lead.

    Son Heung-min (right) of Tottenham Hotspur fires a volley during a match against Swansea City in London on Saturday. /Daily Mail

    When a shot by Christian Eriksen ricocheted off an opposite defender, Son swooped on the ball with an acrobatic mid-air strike that flew into the net.

    Son also recorded an assist for Harry Kane in the 49th minute.

    Son ended September with a tally of four goals and one assist, earning him EA Sports' English Premier League Player of the Month award. However, he subsequently went without scoring for a couple of months, leaving many fans worried that he was in a slump. His powerful performance on Saturday dispelled worries.

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