SOUTHAMPTON, September 20
Son Heung-min scored 4 targets arrange by Harry Kane as Tottenham Hotspur got here from a objective all the way down to overwhelm Southampton 5-2 immediately and earn their first Premier League win of the season. In an action-packed first half at St Mary’s, either side had a objective dominated out by VAR earlier than Danny Ings completed nicely from a decent angle within the 32nd minute to place Southampton forward.
The hosts deserved their lead and had possibilities so as to add a second earlier than Son, with Spurs’ first shot at objective, latched onto a high quality first-time move from Kane earlier than equalising in first-half stoppage time. That similar mixture unlocked the hosts two minutes after the break, with Son profiting from a excessive Saints defensive position earlier than racing clear to attain.
Son’s first Premier League hat-trick was accomplished within the 64th minute earlier than Kane set him up once more with a chic move 17 minutes from time. It was the primary time one participant has assisted one other’s Premier League hat-trick since 2003, when Thierry Henry arrange Freddie Ljungberg’s treble for Arsenal in opposition to Sunderland.
Kane himself accomplished the rout with a close-range end earlier than Ings grabbed a late Southampton comfort from the penalty spot.
The scoreline flattered Tottenham, who solely had 5 photographs on track — two lower than Southampton — however their scientific ending made all of the distinction.
Man U make dismal begin
Manchester United’s Premier League marketing campaign started in faltering vogue as a double from their former participant Wilfried Zaha gave Crystal Palace a 3-1 win at Old Trafford yesterday however Arsenal and Everton made it two wins from two.
Arsenal laboured to a 2-1 victory over West Ham United, whereas Everton crushed newly-promoted West Bromwich Albion 5-2 with a hat-trick by Dominic Calvert-Lewin and a primary objective in an Everton shirt for brand new signing James Rodriguez.
Leeds United, again within the prime flight after a 16-year absence, claimed their first factors of the season as they had been concerned in a seven-goal thriller for the second week working. After shedding at champions Liverpool 4-Three on the opening day, they beat Fulham by the identical scoreline for his or her first Premier League win since April 2004. — Reuters
Bale wanting to work with Mourinho
Tottenham Hotspur ahead Gareth Bale is relishing the chance to work with supervisor Jose Mourinho. Bale accomplished a mortgage transfer from Spanish champions Real Madrid again to his former membership Spurs yesterday, ending a seven-year keep on the Bernabeu. “He’s spoken to me about a few positions that he would like me to play and obviously I’m happy with that,” Bale, 31, mentioned. “He was a big reason for me coming back, he’s a household name and a winner. He’s the perfect fit for Tottenham.” reuters