Harry Kane delighted to score first Spurs goal of the season

The 22-year-old found the net in what was a wonderful 4-1 win over Manchester City at Saturday lunchtime.

Tottenham Hotspur striker was clearly delighted to score his first Spurs goal of the season in the superb 4-1 win over Manchester City, speaking to the Spurs website after the final whistle.

Kane had gone eight games without scoring this season, but finally got that monkey off his back by turning in his side's third goal in what was a sensational result against the league leaders.

"It went in very slowly," Kane joked with the club site. "Delighted to score but it doesn't stop here. What a performance as a team."

"It was a real statement of what we can do. We got an early goal in the second half and built on that.

"We've shown what kind of team we can be."

It wasn't the most glamorous of strikes by the England international, as he reacted first to Christian Eriksen's excellent free kick, turning a bouncing ball into an empty net, but he won't care.

Under Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs have certainly demonstrated that they are a side capable of beating the very best in the league, at least when they are on their game, and just like on New Year's Day when the North Londoners smashed Chelsea 5-3, Tottenham emphatically defeated the Premier League front runners in devastating fashion.

Spurs made a slow start to the season, failing to win until their fifth league fixture and finding goals hard to come by, and much of that came down to star player Kane's difficulty in finding the back of the net, with last year's exploits fresh in the memory.

But there has been no lack of involvement from the 22-year-old when it came to helping Tottenham to their run of three wins in a row, and with his work ethic it was only ever going to be a matter of time until he finally found the net, and was City, so porous in the second half at White Hart Lane, that were the victims.

You can bet it won't take Kane as long to net his second of the season.

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