Jermaine Jenas explains why he thinks Harry Kane was near his best against Southampton

Image: SpursWeb

After winning just two of their opening Premier League matches of the season, the pressure was on Tottenham Hotspur to pick up all three points against Southampton on Saturday.

Tanguy Ndombele got the home side off to the perfect start when his left-footed effort beat Angus Gunn.

However, Spurs were nearly guilty of being the masters of their own downfall when Serge Aurier was sent off for picking up a second yellow card and it was followed by a moment of madness from Hugo Lloris who gifted Southampton an equaliser.

Thankfully, neither error ended up costing Spurs dearly when a fluid counter attack involving Heung-min Son and Christian Eriksen saw the Dane find Harry Kane and the Spurs striker emphatically finished the move to put the home side back in front.

Former midfielder Jermaine Jenas praised the performance of Harry Kane, who took his Premier League tally for the season to five.

Jenas told Match of the Day on BBC One (28/09/2019 10:30 pm): “I have to say, this is one of the best performances I have seen from Harry Kane this season, he almost seemed back to his best. 

“He was fighting. He was running, along with Son and Eriksen, who played a huge part in his goal. That was a big, big moment because the stadium was so quiet, at that point and that come them back into it.”  

Have something to tell us about this article?


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.