‘Difficult game’ – What Harry Kane said after Spurs’ tense 1-0 win over Wolves

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Harry Kane admitted that Tottenham Hotspur had a difficult afternoon against Wolverhampton Wanderers having ground out a tense 1-0 win.

The Spurs marksman found himself in the right place when he headed in Ivan Persic’s flick on from a corner to break the deadlock after 64 minutes.

Kane gave credit to Wolves who were the brighter of the two sides during the first half, having had the better chances to take the lead up until the whistle.

The 29-year-old believes Tottenham’s overall play after the break was better having shown a marked improvement with the ball in possession and also pressing the opposition more compared to the first half.

Kane told BT Sport when asked by Des Kelly if the goal was a relief: “Yeah, for sure. Especially the first half it was a difficult game and credit to Wolves who played well and we couldn’t get the pressure we wanted.

“I thought the second half we came out with a real intensity from the off, created chances and kept the ball better and pressed better.  We got the goal which I thought we deserved and then after that, we didn’t create too many chances and neither did they, so, a really good win.”

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It was a difficult match for Tottenham with many players still looking to be feeling the energy-sapping match at Chelsea last weekend in warm conditions.

In previous years, this may have been a match that Spurs may have drawn or even lost but they continue to show grit to ground out results and maintain their unbeaten start to the new campaign.

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