Kane claims winner, despite Eriksen award

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Harry Kane claimed he did score our winner at Stoke even though Christian Eriksen has been credited with it.

The Premier League reviewed the 63rd-minute goal and eventually determined that Eriksen’s free-kick had gone directly beyond Potters goalkeeper Jack Butland in Spurs’ 2-1 success.

However Kane, returning to the starting eleven, has since argued he got a slight touch on the ball and should therefore be awarded his 36th goal of the season.

If credited it would be his best haul across one campaign for the and would also take Kane four goals behind Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, who is leading the way in the race to finish as the divison’s leading marksman.

“It was my goal, it flicked off my shoulder and went in,”:Kane told Sky Sports 

Eriksen, added: “He celebrated like it was his goal so I will have to take his word for it.”

Mauricio Pochettino wasn’t bothered who got it as we followed last weekends victory over Chelsea by opening up an 11-point gap over the fifth-placed Blues.

“I don’t have time to see on TV,” Pochettino said.He [Kane] said it touched his shoulder but I don’t know. The most important thing is the three points for us.

Pochettino added: “Whether it was Christian or Harry we are happy because the three points were massive for us and put us in a really good position in the table to achieve what we want – to finish in the top four.I think it’s a natural for striker they need to feel the net. Of course if Harry scored, and he feels he scored, it’s fantastic for his confidence.”

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