Four-goal Sonny: "For me, Harry is Man of the Match!"
Mon 21 September 2020, 14:58|Tottenham Hotspur
You’ll struggle to find a more humble star than Heung-Min Son, and that didn’t change after his stellar, four-goal show in our 5-2 win at Southampton on Sunday.
Sonny produced an array of clinical finishes to claim his first Premier League match ball, all from Harry Kane assists - the first time that has happened in the Premier League - as we recovered from 1-0 down to race into a 5-1 lead at St Mary’s.
He’s only the sixth Spur to achieve that four-goal feat in the Premier League yet his post-match thoughts were drawn more to Harry’s contribution than his own.
“To score my first Premier League hat-trick for the Spurs is a big honour for me,” he told us. “I’m grateful to have this opportunity, grateful to my team-mates and especially Harry, it was an amazing performance from him and he’s an amazing person. What can I say? I’m very happy. I’m very proud, and very grateful.”
Prompted further on his link-up with Harry - it felt telepathic at times - Sonny continued: “Most people talk about Harry and scoring goals, finishing, but his passing is incredible.
“If he drops deeper, he knows I’m running into the space. His passing was incredible. It’s not only today, his passing was incredible every single season.
“As a striker, you maybe only talk about finishing, but Harry isn’t like that, he’s helping the team, dropping deep, getting assists, scoring goals. For me, he’s Man of the Match!
“The relationship between me and Harry, it’s now six seasons together, we know each other on and off the pitch. It’s not perfect, we have to work on it, and we do work hard on it. I want to give more assists to Harry as well.”