In the situation that could be completely divided by Aston Villa with a 2-2 draw, in the minutes of injury time for the Korean striker, Son Heung-min had a golden goal for Tottenham to win back 3.
Thereby, helping Tottenham raise the unbeaten circuit to the recent 4 games in the Premier League (3 wins, 1 draw), rise to 5th and close to Chelsea when only 1 point is lost – the team is in 4th place, and had a great battle with Manchester United.
In this 26th Premier League match, Tottenham was very enthusiastic after 2 wins and 1 draw previously, very cherished hope to continue to have another victory against Aston Villa.
However, returning after the Tottenham mid-season break has played less convincing than the 2-0 win over Man City in the previous round, when they left the team at the bottom of the table Aston Villa causing a lot of difficulties.
In it, there was also a very interesting situation during the official time that the players from both teams made a mistake and led to a goal, which they then made atonement before Son Heung-min scored. match points at the end of the match.
The first was Tottenham midfielder Alderweireld in a situation that did not go well with goalkeeper Hugo Lloris who netted in the 9th minute to help the home team Aston Villa take the lead 1-0 in the 9th minute.
But in the 27th minute Alderweireld set up atonement with a dangerous shot in the penalty area to equalize 1-1 for Tottenham. But then it was Alderweireld who made the atonement for Tottenham when he equalized 1-1. On the Aston Villa side, defender Bjorn Engels (22) also made a mistake leading to a 1-2 goal loss, but then equalized 2-2.
At the end of the first half, it was Aston Villa’s player to make the mistake of defending Bjorn Engels in the penalty area with Tottenham striker Steven Bergwijn in the penalty area.
Referee Martin Atkinson after watching VAR gave Tottenham a penalty of 11m. Thanks to that, striker Son Heung-min scored to increase the score to 2-1 after a successful penalty kick from an 11-minute penalty kicked by goalkeeper Pepe Reina.
In the second half, it was Engels’ turn to atone for the 2-2 draw for Aston Villa thanks to the assist of teammate Jack Grealish in the 53rd minute. After the equalizer, Aston Villa kept the game and was full of hope of winning 1 point from Tottenham.
Unexpectedly in the injury-time minutes, a mistake in the defense made them pay when striker Son Heung-min took the chance to score a 3-2 victory for Tottenham.