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Kane hoping Spurs can ‘push on’ after ‘massive win’

Harry Kane is hopeful Tottenham can ‘push on’ following the club’s ‘massive win’ over Southampton this weekend.

Kane scored the winner as Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side were beaten 2-1 on Saturday, though 10-man Spurs were made to fight for the win following Serge Aurier’s first-half dismissal.

The win brought welcome relief for Mauricio Pochettino and his side, who bounced back from defeat at Leicester last weekend and their midweek Carabao Cup humiliation against League Two Colchester.

Kane praised his side’s battling display and admits the three points were ‘massive’ as Spurs look to end their recent indifferent form, and the England captain is hopeful the club can now ‘push on’ as they bid to close the gap at the top of the Premier League.

“I think it was a massive win,” said Kane. “It was a massive statement to the fans and the club to show how much the players want to fight for this club.

“Whenever you go through a tough spell that’s all you can do – dig deep and find ways to win. I know the crowd would have enjoyed that win.

“Of course it wasn’t our prettiest win we have ever had at home but it shows how much we all care about the club. We are delighted with it and hopefully we can push from on here.

“The performance speaks for itself in terms of everyone fighting for the badge. [The different agendas were] the past so we just have to look forward. All I can say is that I am proud of all my team-mates for that win.

“It would have been easy to fold and end up losing. The goal before half-time helped and gave us something to really hang on to in that second half, which we did. We obviously had to drop deeper and soak up the pressure and try to catch them on the counter-attack. Overall, it’s a fantastic win.”

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