Tottenham returned to victory after three defeats in a row after beating Aston Villa (2-1) driven by Korean Heung Min Son, who contributed in the goals and marked the differences in the match of the seventh day of the Premier .
The London team took advantage of the Korean’s inspiration to end the resistance of their rival who had options in the game until the end.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s team went ahead before half an hour when Son found the Danish Pierre Emile Hojbjerg and beat the Argentine Emiliano Martínez.
After the break, Aston Villa found a reward for their improvement and after several occasions they achieved the tie through Ollie Watkins on a pass from Matt Targett.
The Birmingham team was unable to maintain their lead for more than four minutes, which took Tottenham to regain the initiative in another action by Heung Min Son that Brazilian Lucas took advantage of.
Tottenham kept the rent until the end despite Aston Villa’s attempts stopped by Hugo Lloris.
The victory brings the London team back to the European positions. After the defeats against Crystal Palace, Chelsea and Arsenal they found themselves with the victory to place eighth, two places behind Europe.