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VIDEO: Pinpoint Kane header puts Spurs on top of Man United


during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham FC at Wembley Stadium on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Julian Finney

As far as pinpoint headers come, it’s hard to do much better than this.

Harry Kane marked a back-and-forth game at Old Trafford with the opening goal five minutes after halftime as he powered a header perfectly past David de Gea and in for the game’s first strike.

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While Manchester United may have felt they were in the ascendency, the home side missed a ton of great chances, failing to take advantage of any positive play they had. On the other end, Spurs proved dangerous, but had been equally as unable to take control in the opening half. After the break, a Kieran Trippier corner centrally for Kane, who rocketed a missile into the top corner from a pretty hefty way out.

Immediately after the goal, Spurs would double the lead as Lucas Moura would blast home a Christian Eriksen feed to put the game further out of Manchester United’s grasp.

The home side was sloppy, with poor back-passes and missed connections. Mourinho’s club has struggled early on, coming off a loss to Brighton & Hove Albion last weekend. They have just three points this year, while the three Premier League table leaders sit on a perfect nine, with Spurs joining them after today’s victory.

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