Harry Kane calls for killer instinct after Tottenham setback

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The Tottenham Hotspur player was gutted to see his side lose their undefeated streak in the league.

Tottenham Hotspur saw their 14-match undefeated streak in the Premier League come to an end when they lost 2-1 to Newcastle United on Sunday.

When Eric Dier put Spurs ahead in the first half it looked like Mauricio Pochettino’s men were on course for yet another three points, but the Magpies had other ideas and strikers Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ayoze Perez scored to give Newcastle their second successive victory, lifting them out of the bottom three in the process.

While Newcastle fought hard for the win, Tottenham’s players were simply below par and they will have to do much better over the Christmas and New Year period to keep in touch with the top four.

After the match, Tottenham striker Harry Kane expressed his disappointment at the defeat in a post on Twitter, writing, “Very bad result. We need to learn to keep our foot on the pedal when 1-0 up and kill teams off; important to bounce back with a win next week.”

Next up for Tottenham is an away match against Southampton, a club Pochettino knows very well from his time in charge on the south coast.

But there will be no favours as Spurs attempt to get back to winning ways before the matches come thick and fast over the Christmas and New Year period.


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