Heung-min Son scored twice as Tottenham strengthened their place in the top four in the Premier League with a comfortable 2-0 win over Huddersfield at Wembley.

Son put Spurs ahead in the 27th minute when he was played through and took the ball around Jonas Lossl before finishing into the empty net.

The second goal arrived shortly after half-time when Son expertly guided a header into the corner from Harry Kane’s brilliant cross.

Huddersfield, who were seeking a third straight Premier League win, hardly threatened on their first return to Wembley since winning the Championship play-off final last season.

The result is the ideal preparation for Spurs ahead of the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash with Juventus on Wednesday, and moves them five points ahead of fifth-placed Chelsea, who play Manchester City on Sunday, live on Sky Sports.

Spurs dominated from the start and took the lead in the 27th minute when the excellent Son was played through by Dele Alli and coolly took the ball around Lossl before finishing across goal.

Even before scoring, Son had looked Spurs’ brightest player, with one brilliant turn and run in the 17th minute setting up Kane for a near-post shot that was well saved.

Christian Eriksen’s deflected free-kick hit the outside of the post shortly afterwards, while Lossl saved again from Kane later in the half as Spurs looked to extend their lead.

After being denied a seemingly clear penalty when Terence Kongolo pulled down Son early in the second half, the hosts eventually scored their second in the 54th minute, moments after Huddersfield’s best opening of the match when Tom Ince’s powerful strike was pushed away by Hugo Lloris.

Kane created the second goal with an excellent cross from the right touchline that bounced in the box for Son to head across goal and into the far corner.

Spurs could have had more as they comfortably closed out the win but Kane shot wide from a corner and then saw an effort saved by Lossl.


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