A word from Son Heung-min revived Timo Werner

A word from ‘captain’ Son Heung-min (32, Tottenham) revived Timo Werner (27, Tottenham).

Tottenham defeated Crystal Palace 3-1 in the 27th round of the 2023-2024 Premier League at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, on Wednesday (March 3). With 50 points, fifth-place Spurs moved within striking distance of Aston Villa (fourth, 55 points).

Tottenham had the decisive chance in the 17th minute. Son Heung-min played a perfect pass to Werner, who found himself in space behind the defense. Werner found himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but his shot was blocked by the keeper.

Son Heung-min approached the frustrated Werner and gave him a slap on the head.

The frustrated Werner scored the equalizer in the 32nd minute to turn the tide. 스포츠토토 Romero and Son Heung-min added goals to give Tottenham a 3-1 victory.

After the game, Werner said: “I wanted to celebrate after the goal, but no one came. I scored a goal and it was only 1-1. I had to score another goal to win, but I was happy to score,” he laughed.

Son Heung-min also shared the story behind Werner’s goal. “As a striker, it’s frustrating to miss such a big chance. Werner has a lot of potential. I said to him in German, ‘Keep going, don’t get frustrated’. Werner had a fantastic game,” he said.

In the end, Son Heung-min’s leadership led to Werner’s equalizer. It had been 682 days since Werner had scored a goal in the Premier League.

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