Son Heung-min Sets New Record for EPL Goals by Asian Player

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    November 06, 2017 09:32

    Son Heung-min became Asia's all-time top scorer in the English Premier League with his goal on Sunday.

    Son scored his side's winning goal against Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium in London, leading Tottehham Hotspur to a 1-0 victory.

    Son Heung-min celebrates after scoring a goal against Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday. /AP-Yonhap

    It was Son's 20th goal in the Premier League, breaking the previous Asian record set by former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung, who scored 19.

    Son scored 21 goals in all competitions last year alone.

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