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Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min lauds unbelievable teammate Jan Vertonghen

first_imgTottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min lauds unbelievable teammate Jan VertonghenJan Vertonghen, who usually plays as a centre back, was deployed as a left wing back in the absence of the injured Danny Rose and the versatile Belgium international helped himself to a goal and assist in the Champions League last-16 first leg tie against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley.advertisement Next Reuters LondonFebruary 14, 2019UPDATED: February 14, 2019 11:43 IST Jan Vertonghen (left) celebrates with Son Heung-min (7) and other Tottenham Hotspur teammates (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSTottenham Hotspur crushed Borussia Dortmund 3-0 in the Champions League last-16 first leg tieJan Vertonghen helped himself to a goal and assist in the first leg at Wembley”Jan Vertonghen is technically unbelievable and can play in any position,” Son Heung-min saidTottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen’s ability to play in multiple positions was crucial in their 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 tie, according to teammate Son Heung-min.Vertonghen, who usually plays as a centre back, was deployed as a left wing back in the absence of the injured Danny Rose and the versatile Belgium international helped himself to a goal and assist in the first leg at Wembley.”Jan Vertonghen is technically unbelievable and can play in any position,” Son said in a post-match interview to BT Sport.”I am very happy for him, he deserved it. One goal and an assist.”Vertonghen doubled Tottenham’s lead in the 83rd minute when he got on the end of Serge Aurier’s cross, but it was his assist for the first goal that was one of the main talking points of the match.The 31-year-old spotted Son making a run to the back post before floating in a cross for the South Korean forward to volley home, a goal that ‘rattled’ the visitors according to Dortmund’s Mario Goetze.”The timing of the first goal was very important,” Son added. “The cross was unreal, I didn’t have to do anything, I just touched the ball.”Tottenham travel to Dortmund for the return leg on March 5.Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Jan VertonghenFollow Son Heung-minFollow Tottenham HotspurFollow Borussia DortmundFollow Champions Leaguelast_img read more