Son fires Spurs to 2-0 win over Huddersfield

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The Lilywhites now sit in fourth position in the Premier League table, and are still in the FA Cup and Champions League, but questions are still being asked regarding their failure to win in a major trophy since 2008.

Son was the most unsafe player during Spurs' control of the ball in the opening 20 minutes, with goalkeeper Jonas Lossl doing well to save at Harry Kane's feet after one of the former Bayer Leverkusen man's driving runs down the left.

Things are rosy at Tottenham as they remain on course for sealing a Champions League place by virtue of a top-four finish and are still in good shape in the knock-out stages of the European competition, along with the FA Cup.

- Huddersfield have failed to score in 11 Premier League away games this season; more than any other top-flight side.

Tottenham threatened once more through Son, as he got away from three opponents before finding Aurier on the right, but his cross was cleared. Huddersfield must have been relieved to go in to the break just one behind.

Son's second goal after half-time owed plenty to Kane, who whipped in a cross that David Beckham would have been proud of, which Son met on the bounce with a cushioned header into the corner.

Jones' mobility was limited as he sat on a chair on the sidelines, from where he was instead the fourth official, and an announcement went over the Wembley tannoy requesting qualified referees, before another followed insisting the "situation was in hand".

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"So excited to have two home games", said Wagner.

Spurs almost made it three with 11 minutes left, but Kane fired wide after Eriksen had picked him out perfectly from a corner.

Kane and Lamela both tested Lossl in the final exchanges as the Lilywhites went in search of a third, but it wasn't forthcoming and they had to settle for a 2-0 success.

Manager, Mauricio Pochettino, reverted to a more familiar starting line-up for the Terriers visit, with Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Hugo Lloris all returning to the first eleven, while Jan Vertonghen had overcome an ankle concern which had seen him miss the Rochdale clash three days previous.

Meanwhile Tottenham, just like last season, are approaching the business end of the season bang in form. Eric Dier dragged wide, while Son tried to pick out an unmarked Kane as the hosts continued to forage for an opening.

Huddersfield Town: Lossl; Kongolo, Schindler, Zanka, Hadergjonaj; Williams, Hogg (Depoitre 83), van La Parra, Quaner (Ince 33), Pritchard (Billing 45); Mounie.

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