Spurs back top of Premier League after Son, Maddison star vs. Fulham

Spurs back top of Premier League after Son, Maddison star vs. Fulham
Spurs back top of Premier League after Son, Maddison star vs. Fulham

Tottenham surged to the top of the Premier League as Son Heung-min and James Maddison sealed a 2-0 win against Fulham on Monday.

Ange Postecoglou’s side extended their unbeaten start to nine league games thanks to Son’s opener and Maddison’s first goal at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium since his close-season move from Leicester.

Tottenham leapfrogged Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool to go two points clear at the top of the table.

Fulham are the only team to beat Tottenham this season, knocking them out of the League Cup on penalties in August.

But they avenged that loss by recording a third successive league victory to strengthen their unexpected title challenge.

Saluting Son and Maddison, Postecoglou said: “They are both quality players. They are both leaders at the club.

“They work hard for the team and it is a credit to them.”

The north Londoners’ superb start to Postecoglou’s debut season have awoken dreams of the club’s firs

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