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Spurs ace Heung-min Son - 'I want Asian players to believe.'

Son has now scored 100 goals in 260 Premier League games.



Tottenham Hotspur winger Heung-min Son expressed his delight at scoring his 100th Premier League goal, adding 'I want Asian players to believe.'


The Lilywhites beat Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 as the north London club strengthed their bid for a top-four finish on Saturday afternoon.



Just after 10 minutes, Son cut in from the left and curled the ball from 25 yards into the top right corner to hand Spurs the lead against the visitors.


And Spurs talisman Kane found the net in the 79th minute as his deflected shot went past Brighton keeper Jason Steele and this was after Lewis Dunk had earlier levelled the score in the first half.



Roberto de Zerbi's Seagulls dominated majority of the game, and had two goals ruled out for handball.


The match became increasingly fractious and both managers - Brighton's Roberto de Zerbi and Spurs interim Christian Stellini - were sent off in the second half after what seemed to be a melee between the two benches.


The victory means Spurs are three points behind fourth placed Manchester United, although they have played a game more than Erik ten Hag's Red Devils.


Son Heung-min told BBC Match of the Day about scoring his 100th English top flight goal: "This was something that I dreamed for. It is an amazing achievement which I wouldn't have had without my team-mates.




"Scoring 100 goals in the Premier League is a massive thing. I was really emotional because I have had tough moments in the last few weeks. My grandad passed away and it was not easy. I want to send that goal to him.



"I hope all the Asian players - especially in South Korea - look at this achievement and believe they can do it as well. It's a good thing for Asia and I take a big responsibility to be a good example to help the young guys. I want them to believe an Asian player can do amazing things in the Premier League.



"Sometimes you always expect an amazing season and it will be the same [as last year] but there can be more pressure. I'm the most frustrated guy and player but I see where I can improve. I am frustrated but I'm not the perfect player so I need to look at my weaknesses. The fans are supporting me and I need to take a big responsibility to do well for the rest of the season."



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