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Here’s how a fan won £2.7k after betting on Tottenham star despite him not starting in the match against Leicester City

Son left a smile on the face of a fan who betted on him even before Son came on as a substitute.

Son after scoring a goal for Tottenham.

Heung Min Son was going through a bad patch and fans have been left shocked after his performance in the last game against Leicester City. He was left on the bench by Antonio Conte at the start of the match and was brought on at the 59th min when the scores were level 2-2. The Tottenham superstar struck a 13-minute hat-trick to register three points for his side and open his account for the season.


While the Tottenham fans didn’t expect Son to play the match, a fan from another side of the world had put his money on Son scoring a hattrick. The fan betted £9 on him and after the unthinkable took place, he won a sheer £2.7k at the end of the match. Son not only scored his first goal for the season but also brought joy to the fans who also believed in him and wanted him to get back to his natural best.

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How Heung Min Son was the trump card for Tottenham Hotspur in the win against Leicester City?

Heung Min Son celebrates after scoring a goal against Leicester City last night.

Youri Tielemans had given Leicester a short lead from the penalty spot and it was canceled off by Harry Kane’s equalizer immediately in the eighth minute which was followed by Eric Dier’s goal which came in the 21st minute. James Maddison scored a fantastic goal to bring the scores to level before half time Rodrigo Benatncur restored his team’s lead in the 47th minute with his first goal for the club.

Son Heung Min came off the bench and changed the whole perspective of the game making an immediate impact after scoring a stunner from outside the box in the 73rd minute. The second goal was even better as he shaped his body nicely to take the shot with his left foot curving the ball in the top corner and then went on to complete his hat-trick in the 86th minute.

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Soumyadeep is a football writer at FirstSportz. He's a die-hard Cristiano Ronaldo fan and has been a constant follower of the beautiful game since Real Madrid's 2014 triumph at Lisbon. Being a sports enthusiast, he also follows several other sports mainly Tennis and F1.