Tottenham Hotspur’s star Son Heung-min achieved a career-high in goals scored in a season. He earned his 15th goal in extra time to win against Southampton.
His previous career-high was 14 goals made during the 2016-17 season. Also, Son is the fourth-best scorer in the Premier League this year. The scoring leader is Harry Kane, who scored twenty-one goals. Then, Mohamed Salah of Liverpool is in second place. Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United is in third place with 16 goals.
Son scored twenty goals in all tournaments. He needs an additional goal to even his European career milestone of twenty-one goals. He also set his European season-high during the 2016-17 season.
Son Heung-min Achieved Career-High
According to sports news coverage reports, the South Korean striker’s next mission is to win his first championship in his pro career. Tottenham Hotspur will battle reigning titleholder Man City for the Premier League title on Sunday. It will also be the first time the team will fight for the title in thirteen years.
As per iGamingKO.com sources, Son wants to win the title. He doesn’t want to play in the championship match. If Tottenham wins on Sunday, it would be Son’s first championship title in his professional career that started while playing for Hamburg SV in 2010. He won a gold medal with the South Korean National Men’s Team at the Asian Games in 2018.
Son’s goal capped Tottenham’s comeback effort to win against Southampton. Their opponent scored the first goal in the 30th minute. According to people who bet on volleyball and football, Gareth Bale leveled the score in the 60th minute to level score.
In the ninetieth minute, Tottenham earned a free-kick just outside the penalty box. Son took the shot and gave the team the victory.