Tottenham Hotspur secured a dominant victory over Burnley with a 5-2 scoreline, thanks to an impressive hat-trick by Son Heung-Min. The match took place at Turf Moor, leaving Burnley still without a point in the Premier League this season.
Son opened the scoring just four minutes into the game, capitalizing on a mistake from Burnley’s goalkeeper, Nick Pope. The South Korean forward seized the opportunity and calmly slotted the ball into the net. Tottenham continued to dominate the first half, with Harry Kane adding a second goal in the 15th minute.
Burnley struggled to find their rhythm, but managed to pull one back through a penalty converted by Ashley Barnes in the 32nd minute. However, their joy was short-lived as Son completed his brace just before halftime, restoring Tottenham’s two-goal advantage.
The second half saw Son complete his hat-trick in the 54th minute, securing a comfortable lead for Spurs. Burnley fought back with another penalty, this time scored by Chris Wood in the 85th minute. However, it was not enough to mount a comeback, as Tottenham sealed the victory with a late goal from Tanguy Ndombele in stoppage time.
Despite the loss, Burnley showed resilience and determination throughout the match, but ultimately fell short against a strong Tottenham side. The defeat leaves Burnley without a point from their opening three league games, while Tottenham now have six points from their first two matches.
This result marks a positive start to the season for Tottenham, who will be hoping to build on their early success. Meanwhile, Burnley will be eager to turn their fortunes around and secure their first points of the campaign in their upcoming fixtures.
Both teams will now shift their focus to their next Premier League matches, with Burnley scheduled to face Southampton and Tottenham set to take on Newcastle United.