Son fires Tottenham Hotspur to UEFA Champions League Quarter-final win

Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday evening defeated Manchester City by 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, lone goal from Son Heung-min in the 78th minute earned Mauricio Pochettino led side a hard fought victory.
The game started with a lot of excitements, it was Manchester City who came close to scoring in the 13th minute via Aguero's spot kick, but a lovely save from Tottenham Goalkeeper Hugo Loris denied City from taking the lead. The referee Bjöm Kuipers awarded a penalty to City following Danny Rose handball in Tottenham 18-yard-box, but Aguero failed to convert the spot kick. The first half ended 0-0 in the thrilling encounter.

The second half started with Harry Kane being taken off the pitch due to injury in the 53rd, the England International limped off the pitch after a collision with Delph as he attempted to mark fellow England International.

The stadium came alive in the 78th minute when Son got the first goal for Tottenham Hotspur via a superb strike, the Korea Republic striker  managed a difficult pass he received from Eriksen to fire home a sublime shot that earned the victory of the night.
Manchester City dominated possession in the second half, but could not prevent their defeat in the hand of Tottenham Hotspur.

After the entire game duration, it Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Manchester City, so it ended at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

By Oladele Emmanuel Abiodun

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