Spurs’ Kane on crushing Stoke: “We punished them when we needed to”

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Well, that’s more like it, isn’t it Spurs supporters?

Tottenham Hotspur looked up to the task of a title race, throttling Stoke City 4-0 on Saturday at the Britannia Stadium.

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“I’m very pleased,” said Mauricio Pochettino. “What was most important that we start a very difficult run of seven games in 20 matches with a win. It was the perfect result for us.”

Harry Kane finally broke into the goal column in his fourth Premier League game of the season, while Heung-Min Son and Christian Eriksen also notched goals.

From the BBC:

“It is not an easy place to come but to win 4-0 here last year and today made it look easier than it is. I don’t think we started that well but then we punished them when we needed to.”

Spurs are fourth for the moment, with eight points. Next up is Monaco on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League before a Sept. 18 versus Sunderland, both at White Hart Lane.