Son double sinks Villa to send Tottenham Hotspur fifth

Son Heung-min struck a stoppage time winner, after a dreadful error from Bjorn Engels, as Tottenham Hotspur won 3-2 at Aston Villa to move up to fifth in the Premier League.

In an enthralling match, Villa went ahead in the ninth minute when Spurs defender, Toby Alderweireld, turned an Anwar El Ghazi’s cross into his own net.

But the Belgian centre-half made amends for that error when he fired Tottenham back on to level terms with a superb shot on the turn from inside the box.

VAR intervened to award the visitors a penalty after reviewing a challenge on Steven Bergwijn by Villa defender Engels and ruling that he had brought down the Spurs forward.

Son’s weak penalty, after a stuttering approach run, was saved by Pepe Reina but the South Korean was the quickest to react as he…

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