For all the bruises along the way Tottenham’s season is still very much alive on three fronts with the Kane-Son synergy crucial
Don’t mess with the formula. With 71 minutes gone at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the first 45 of them a haze of empty content and trapped energy, Harry Kane bumped Angelo Ogbonna away with his back to the West Ham goal, flexing his glutes, aware of the beeping, flashing light on his internal radar. Behind him Son Heung-min had already begun to sprint.
Son knew, even before that surge of static had begun to crackle around the stands. We have seen this picture before. The pass from Kane was instant, fizzed with a kind of celebratory excitement. Son flexed his hip to alter the angle and rolled the ball into the far corner of the West Ham goal to make it 2-0 and kill a game that had only briefly flickered into life.
Written by Barney Ronay at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2023/feb/19/featurey-head under the title “Brittle Spurs ditch full Moyes caution to offer Conte renewed hope | Barney Ronay”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.