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Mauricio Pochettino hails Harry Kane as one of the best forwards in the world

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232   //    14 Sep 2017, 14:46 IST

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"Hurri"Kane at his lethal best against BVB

What's the story?

Mauricio Pochettino was full of praise for Harry Kane, who put on an impressive show for his team in the Group H encounter against Borussia Dortmund. The scoreline read 3-1 in the favor of Spurs with Kane involved in all three goals by scoring twice and assisting twice.

Pochettino was delighted with his team's performance and called Harry Kane one of the best strikers in the world football as the Spurs ended their Wembley curse.

Speaking to the media, the manager said, "Kane was fantastic. You can see today, scoring goals in the Champions League. He receives the credit he deserves. For me, he's one of the best strikers in the world. In the Champions League, the most important competition in the world, scoring will give him the credit he deserves."

"Obviously Harry Kane's a good player. Strong, really strong. You can see that with the second goal, where two of my players didn't win the duel with him," he said."We knew that before. He's a good player." added the manager.

In case you don't know...

Tottenham Hotspur ended their Wembley curse to thrash Borrusia Dortmund 3-1 in their Group H encounter. Harry Kane was at his lethal best as he scored twice and assisted the other as Tottenham complete their rampage over their opponents.

Kane deservedly won the Man of the Mach award for his performance. The game which had its own share of controversies with a goal scored by Aubameyang disallowed for offside and Vertonghen sent off for a second bookable offense on Gotze at the dying stages of the game.

The heart of the matter

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino lauded Harry Kane as one of the world's best after the forward's brace against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. The England international has found some form with four goals in two games, and Pochettino praised the 24-year-old.

Kane also set up Son Heung-Min's opener, which was canceled out by Andriy Yarmolenko in the first half. Dortmund coach Peter Bosz also hailed Kane and said his team was more than aware of the forward's abilities beforehand.

What's next?

Harry Kane ended his August drought by helping his team win the crucial encounter against one of the toughest opponents in their Group. Spurs fans will be delighted with his performance and will be hoping that his goal scoring form will continue in the Premier League as well.

They will next welcome Swansea in the league on Saturday followed by a trip to face West Ham. Pochettino's men's next Champions League encounter will be against Apoel FC who was comfortably beaten by the Group's table toppers and defending champions Real Madrid 3-0 after an impressive display from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Author's Take

Harry Kane is undoubtedly one of the Premier League's best striker and he will be determined to show his worth in the Champions League as well which will be pleasing for the Spurs' fans. Pochettino's faith in Harry Kane seems to be growing year after year as he is racking up goals constantly over the last 3 seasons. The Golden Boot winner will be aiming for the Premier League title this season as they were only the formidable contenders over the past two seasons.

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