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Nacer Chadli goal video v Leicester: Defence-splitting pass from Son sets Spurs up for FA Cup progress

Son Heung-Min is out to prove a point to Mauricio Pochettino.

The South Korean scored the opener in tonight’s FA Cup third-round replay with Leicester City, and has since provided Nacer Chadli with Tottenham Hotspur’s second with a defence-splitting through ball.

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There was only the smallest gap for Son to thread his wonderful pass through. He took three defenders out of the game, and Chadli did the rest with a composed near-post finish past Kasper Schmeichel.

The summer signing from Bayer Leverkusen will hope that this performance will persuade Pochettino to hand him a first Premier League start since November against Crystal Palace this weekend.

Chadli may also be knocking on his manager’s door after a first goal in five months wrapped up a 2-0 win for Spurs. He too has found opportunities hard to come by since returning from injury last month.

Tottenham now face a trip to League One Colchester United in the fourth round of this competition.

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