Wolfsberger 1-4 Tottenham: Son pleased Spurs took a firm grip on Europa League last-32 tie.

Updated: 2 days ago

Heung-min Son and Bale [Getty]

Jose Mourinho's side put in a ruthless first half performance in Budapest.

Son Heung-min was happy Tottenham got the win over Wolfsberger in the Europa League with the right attitude.

Son, Lucas Moura, Gareth Bale, and Carlos Vinicius were all on target for Jose Mourinho's Lilywhites as they took a firm grip on the last-32 match that took place at the Puskas Arena.

Michael Liendl gave Wolfsberger hope early in the second half - when they were already three goals down - as he scored from the penalty spot after Moussa Sissoko brought down Christopher Wernitznig in the box. And this was before Vinicius wrapped up the win with a close-range finish.

The victory over the Austrian club means Spurs, who were without Harry Kane, have put one foot into the last 16 of the competition.

And following the clash, the South Korean admitted he enjoys playing with Bale.

When asked about playing at the Puskas Arena after winning the Puskas award for best goal of the year, Son said as BBC Sport quoted: "It's a big honour.

"Playing at this stadium – it’s massive. It's very special because I won the award for the last year.

"We got the win, that was more important than the special feeling. It’s very important we showed from minute one that we wanted to win, not only 1-0 or 2-0. We showed good attitude and scored three goals in the first half. The guys had a really good mindset."

On linking up with Gareth Bale, he replied: "I have a really close relationaship with him. I’m very happy he’s getting game time and scored a goal and got an assist. I really enjoy playing with him."

Spurs goalscorer Bale added: "We had the mindset of coming to score as many goals as we could and get some confidence.

"Obviously we haven’t won many lately so it's important to get a win to breed confidence. Hopefully, this is the start of a good run.

"It was good [to score]. I just chopped inside and hit it. It's nice to get on the scoresheet to help the team.

"It’s good to get four away goals. It’s always good to win a game by that margin. We’ll take the second leg like it’s 0-0."

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