Harry Kane was during his clinical Sep best, scoring twice as Tottenham saw off a energetic Dortmund side 3-1 in an interesting confront during Wembley.
The England striker’s goalscoring instinct was a disproportion as Spurs, who finished with 37% possession, done a many of their opportunities.
His initial idea capped a mad opening 15 mins where Heung-Min Son’s opener from an strident angle was cancelled out by a overwhelming curling shot from Andriy Yarmolenko on his full entrance for Dortmund.
Kane’s torpedo second on a hour came only as Dortmund stepped adult their hunt for a second equaliser. From afterwards on Spurs were a some-more expected scorers, yet their second UEFA Champions League win in 5 attempts during Wembley was gradual somewhat by a late red label for Jan Vertonghen.
Key player: Harry Kane (Tottenham)
With a meaningful month of Aug gone, it seems Kane is behind to his best only in time for a large stage. The Spurs ace took his initial possibility before murdering a diversion off only as Dortmund threatened to spin things around. Some have questioned how dangerous Kane can be opposite a best, though his stoical finish for Tottenham’s third, his fourth in 4 UEFA Champions League appearances, is a ideal riposte.
Reporter’s view: Daniel Thacker (UEFAcomDanielT)
This was a ideal start to UEFA Champions League Group H for Spurs, who managed to banish their Wembley hex in a routine of recording an critical win opposite a approach opposition for qualification. Kane was inspired, determining things as he does with such rule domestically, though regard contingency also go to Mauricio Pochettino, who got his strategy mark on. The Argentinian asked his players to lay deeper than common and play on a break; their prerogative was 3 critical points.