Emotional Moment Tottenham Star Reduced to Tears After EFL Cup Defeat to Man City at Wembley Stadium

Emotional Moment Tottenham Star Reduced to Tears After EFL Cup Defeat to Man City at Wembley Stadium

- Tottenham star Heung-min Son could not hold back tears after losing EFL Cup to Man City

- Aymeric Laporte scored the only goal that powered the Citizens to victory at Wembley Stadium

- After the defeat, Son was spotted mulling over his failure to win the title

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Emotions got the better of Heung-Min Son on the evening of Sunday, April 25, after Tottenham Hotspur lost the EFL Cup final to Man City at Wembley Stadium.

Spurs were led by Ryan Mason who was appointed as an interim manager after Jose Mourinho was sacked.

However, Mason, who is also a former Spurs player was unable to guide the club to victory as the north London side fell to City.

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City completely dominated Ryan's men who were somewhat lucky not to concede until the final nine minutes of the match when Aymeric Laporte planted home a powerful header from Kevin de Bruyne's free-kick cross.

Emotional Moment as Heung-Min Son Breaks Down in Tears After Spurs Lost EFL Cup to Man City
Heung-Min Son was caught on camera in tears shortly after the match, with rival players Phil Foden and Kevin de Bruyne forced to console him. Photo by Tottenham Hotspur.
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Despite Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling, and Riyad Mahrez all going close, Laporte's solitary goal proved to be the only difference as The Citizens marched to victory.

A clearly distraught Heung-Min was caught on camera soon after sobbing having missed out on a chance to lay his hands on what would have been Spurs' first major title in recent years according to GiveMeSport citing a short video clip on Twitter.

A host of Man City players including Foden and De Bruyne were seen consoling the South Korean in what was a kind gesture.

City's triumph mean they have now won the Carabao Cup for the fourth consecutive year, matching Liverpool's record set between 1981 and 1984.

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Pep Guardiola's men will now shift their focus to the upcoming first leg of the Champions League semi against Paris Saint-Germain scheduled for Wednesday, April 28.

They will be desperate to secure a favourable result to increase their chances of reaching the finals for the first time in their history.

Spurs, on the other hand, will be out in search of redemption when they take on Sheffield United in the Premier League on Sunday, May 2. A win will see them revive their chances of playing European football next season.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Pep Guardiola made history over the weekend after guiding Manchester City to their eighth EFL Cup triumph at Wembley Stadium.

The Etihad Stadium side defeated Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 courtesy of Aymeric Laporte's 82nd-minute lone strike.

He has now joined, Sir Alex Ferguson, Jose Mourinho and Brian Clough as the only managers to have won the title four times.

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