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Tottenham matchwinner Heung-min Son: Very, very rare goal from me!

Tottenham matchwinner Heung-min Son was delighted with victory over Burnley on Monday night.

Son and Jose Mourinho described that 3-3 draw against West Ham last time out as feeling like a loss, so the joy at coming out of a cold, rainy night at Turf Moor with all three points was palpable.

“Remember the West Ham game? We played amazingly and drew, and it felt like we lost the game," said Son, after goal number eight in the Premier League. “Tonight, we did a really good job, fought to the end and it's a really good example.

“We showed really good character. It's a difficult place, always tough. Monday night, freezing, raining, and it was an incredible win. I think this will give a little boost to our mentality, to be stronger."

He continued: “It's very rare, very rare, to see me score a header, and another Harry (Kane) assist!

“It's incredible. I did my job, try to work hard always, try to help the team and luckily the ball went in there, and I didn't have to do too much.

“I just had to get my head to the ball and when the ball hit the net, I couldn't even believe it because I scored a header! I was really happy. I'm just so happy to get the three points here in such a difficult place.

“Like I said before, I thought we played amazingly against Newcastle, West Ham and drew the games. It felt like we lost the games. Tonight, I think it's important to take this positive energy and a great result. The season is long, and we need these points, it doesn't matter how, we have to have that winning mentality. This game is already past. We move on to the next games."

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