Tottenham news: Antonio Conte urges players to 'live in the moment' after Leicester win

Tottenham returned to winning ways on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Leicester City, and with Liverpool and Arsenal up next, Antonio Conte wanted his players to enjoy the moment.

Tottenham kept the pressure applied to north London rivals Arsenal on Sunday by sealing another three points against Leicester.

Harry Kane opened the scoring in the first half, while Heung-Min Son added a further two to their lead in the second half.

Kelechi Iheanacho scored a consolation for the Foxes in injury time, but it wasn't enough to stop Spurs temporarily leapfrogging Arsenal in the table.

The Gunners since sealed a 2-1 win over West Ham to jump back up to fourth, but with just two points between the sides, it's setting up a blockbuster north London derby on May 12.

But first up for Spurs is title-chasing Liverpool, and Antonio Conte wants his side to savour Sunday's win and take the confidence into next Saturday's clash against Jurgen Klopp's men.

"For sure we got three points in an important moment of the season, especially because in the next games we are going to face first Liverpool and then Arsenal," said Conte.

"Today it was vital to get three points. There is only one result and a lot of pressure, but I said to my players to live this moment, to enjoy this moment because we deserved it after really great work that we did in these six months.

"I think no one at the start of the season could imagine Tottenham challenging for a place in the Champions League, especially in November when there was a change, and for this reason we have to be satisfied that we stay in this position to fight for a big achievement."

While Tottenham dominated the fixture, Heung-Min Son was the standout performer, and the South Korean star netted his 18th and 19th goals of the season.

He was eventually substituted in the 82nd minute of the match, but three minutes before he was withdrawn Son scored a stunning goal from 20 yards out.

Antonio Conte has since confirmed that Son was aware he was being taken off before he took the shot.

"I gave him a big hug because after an amazing goal my question was which is his favourite foot, right or left?" Conte said.

"He scored a fantastic goal and three minutes before when I spoke with him I said, 'Go for five or six minutes and then I have to make a change'.

"I said to him that when you listened that I wanted to make a change and you decide to score this amazing goal.

"We are talking about a great player, fantastic player. But it's important at the end of the season to celebrate a big achievement with the team. Otherwise it remains only a personal success only to score these types of goals."

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