Son Heung-min Extends Scoring Streak to 5 Matches with Double

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    February 17, 2020 11:08

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur netted twice in an away match against Aston Villa in Birmingham on Sunday.

    He scored in first-half stoppage time to give Spurs a 2-1 lead, and again a couple of minutes before the final whistle to seal the team's 3-2 victory.

    Son extended his scoring streak to five matches with his 50th and 51st goals for Spurs in the EPL.

    Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after winning a match against Aston Villa in Birmingham on Sunday. /AP-Yonhap

    Just before half time with the score tied at 1-1, Son took a penalty. His initial shot was deflected off the goalkeeper's hands, but Son leaped on the rebound and scored.

    In second-half stoppage time, Son pounced when an Aston Villa defender lost control of the ball, dashing towards it and finding the net with a clean right-footed shot.

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