Tottenham grab 3-1 victory with the help of Werner, Romero and Son

Despite going down in the second half, Spurs rallied back, scoring two goals in three minutes and continuing their run at a top-four finish.

Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace - Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace - Premier League / Julian Finney/GettyImages
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In a rather dramatic ending to a game that stood scoreless for 58 minutes, Tottenham found the back of the net three times in the final 20 minutes of the fixture, and the goals came from all over the pitch.

It was Timo Werner who notched the first one at the 77th minute, after Brennan Johnson came on to replace Rodrigo Bentancur, pushing Dejan Kulusevski into the midfield role in the process. Johnson knocked a brilliant pass across the face of the keeper, right into the path of Werner, who bagged his first goal in a Spurs shirt. The assist was Johnson's fifth of the season.

Then, just three minutes later in the 80th, James Maddison found an unlikely head on the end of a perfectly weighted chip into the penalty area: Cristian Romero. The defender has been known to push up at times, but it was surprising to see him right on Palace's last man back. Somehow, he now has four goals in league action, more than Newcastle's Miguel Almiron, United's Bruno Fernandes, and Chelsea's Enzo Fernandez.

The home supporters erupted at Romero's glancing header and the momentum was with Spurs from that point on. It didn't take long for the team to score their third and final goal, which came from Son Heung-min, his first since returning from the AFC Asian Cup. The assist came from Johnson once again, who now has nine goal contributions across his 23 appearances with the North London side.

In terms of standing, the win doesn't propel Tottenham further in the table, but it comes at a crucial time. Trailing in fifth, Spurs will take on fourth-place Aston Villa next weekend, who have won three of their last four and will be looking to grab another three points againt Luton Town this weekend, a team they should beat.

Ange will now have a week to prepare the squad for a tough opponent, and hopefully with a win today, the momentum will help the players carry that energy into the Villa away fixture next Sunday.

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