Harry Kane scores double as Tottenham send Huddersfield bottom of table


A sylvan setting makes the John Smith’s stadium one of the most pleasant places to spend an autumnal Saturday afternoon, the appetite for Premier League football among proud and impassioned supporters remains undimmed. Yet with Huddersfield still bottom of the table and now going into October without a win, the script is badly in need of a change.

Tottenham were 4-0 winners in this fixture last season and the home side were lucky the scoreline had not reached similar proportions by half-time. The pattern of the game was established early on, with Huddersfield working the ball diligently around midfield without finding any real focus to their attacks, and Spurs doing exactly the opposite, keeping their defensive shape and relying on the pace of their tricky front three to make inroads when given the chance.

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This post written by Paul Wilson at the John Smith's Stadium originally appeared on Football | The Guardian. Read the full post here.

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