Son and Kane combine again as Spurs edge Frankfurt and move to top spot

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After 85 minutes of facing Son Heung‑min in this mood, you had to feel for the Eintracht Frankfurt defenders. A mesmerising performance from the South Korean topped off by one of the most emphatic volleys you will ever see helped Tottenham take what Antonio Conte must hope is a giant step towards the knockout stages despite a late wobble.

Having fallen behind to Daichi Kamada’s early strike this could easily have turned into a nightmare evening for Conte, whose record in the Champions League at his previous clubs has never quite matched his achievements in domestic competitions. But then he has never had a strike partnership quite like Son and Harry Kane, whose assist for his partner-in-crime’s equaliser was the 50th goal combination they have managed in all competitions.

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Written by Ed Aarons at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/oct/12/tottenham-frankfurt-champions-league-match-report under the title “Son and Kane combine again as Spurs edge Frankfurt and move to top spot”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.