23 Jul Tottenham information: Harry Kane hails Juventus strike in Worldwide Champions Cup win as ‘top-of-the-line of my profession’
The England worldwide was the deciding think about Spurs’ conflict with the Previous Woman as he beat Wojciech Szczesny from contained in the centre circle
Harry Kane described his sensational objective in opposition to Juventus on Sunday as “in all probability top-of-the-line of my profession”.
Tottenham seemed to be heading for a deciding penalty shoot-out of their Worldwide Champions Cup conflict with the Italian champions in Singapore earlier than Kane’s spectacular intervention in stoppage time.
The England captain noticed Wojciech Szczesny off his line and beat him from simply inside Juve’s half with a precision strike to safe a dramatic 3-2 win in Spurs’ first pre-season sport forward of the 2019-20 marketing campaign.
Kane has scored some great targets throughout his profession, having netted 164 aggressive targets for Tottenham since his first in opposition to Shamrock Rovers in 2011, however he believes the one in opposition to Juve ranks alongside his easiest.
“It is in all probability top-of-the-line targets in my profession,” he mentioned in a post-match interview.
“I noticed in a part of the sport the keeper [Szczesny] was fairly far off the road, so I assumed if I get an opportunity to shoot, I will shoot and fortunately it went in.”
The Tottenham striker made 28 Premier League appearances final season as he struggled with an ankle harm in direction of the latter a part of the marketing campaign.
The 25-year-old missed out on Spurs’ dramatic Champions League semi-final comeback in opposition to Ajax because of this, and was unable to make an affect throughout their last defeat in opposition to Liverpool as he began the sport with little match health.
Kane was launched as a half-time substitute in opposition to the Previous Woman and is happy to begin getting pitch time beneath his belt forward of the brand new season.
“It has been nice to get 45 minutes,” he added.
“It has been a very good begin to pre-season; everyone seems to be working onerous.
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“It is extremely popular right here so it is going to positively get us match. We’re trying ahead to the subsequent sport [against Manchester United on Thursday] and we go from there.”
The Worldwide Champions Cup will host an all-English conflict subsequent Thursday as Spurs meet Manchester United, who defeated Inter 1-0 on Saturday night, in Shanghai.
Kane’s facet will open their Premier League marketing campaign with a house fixture in opposition to newly-promoted Aston Villa on August 10.