Tottenham Hotspur claim a fourth straight win to go two points clear at the top of the table
Son Heung-min struck his league-leading ninth goal as Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester City 2-0 to go top of the Premier League.
The South Korean put Spurs ahead in the fifth minute, racing on to Tanguy Ndombele’s lofted pass to fire beneath Ederson.
Aymeric Laporte thought he had leveled for City on 27 minutes but referee Mike Dean overturned the Frenchman’s goal after a review for handball by Gabriel Jesus in the build-up.
City pushed for an equaliser after half-time but Spurs doubled their advantage in the 65th minute through substitute Giovani Lo Celso.
Put through by Harry Kane, the Argentinian fired under the onrushing Ederson just 35 seconds after coming on.
A fourth successive victory sends Jose Mourinho’s side two points above Chelsea, whom they face next. Man City is 10th with 12 points.
Spurs manager after the match expresses his feeling” we were ruthless and defended really well, everyone stood up”