Pochettino jumps to Kane's defense after the striker fails to shoot in Tottenham's victory

Harry Kane is congratulated by Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino after the match

You can not score three goals in all games! Mauricio Pochettino jumps to the defense of Harry Kane after the striker fails to shoot in the victory of Tottenham

  • Kane looked shallow during the 2-1 win at Newcastle on Saturday
  • The striker has now gone 14 games without a goal in the month of August
  • The 25-year-old celebrated the arrival of his second daughter this week

Craig Hope for MailOnline

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has defended Harry Kane by saying that his star striker can not score a hat-trick. every week after a slow performance against Newcastle on Saturday.

The 25-year-old has now gone 14 games without a goal in the month of August and was short of sharpness during the 2-1 win at St James & # 39; Park.

Kane, who celebrated her second daughter's arrival this week, did not record a shot on the target and only touched the ball five times in the local penalty area.

Harry Kane is congratulated by Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino after the match

Harry Kane is congratulated by Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino after the match

But Pochettino defended the England captain and the winner of the Golden Boots World Cup when he said: "For me, he is in his best form whether he scores or not.

& # 39; I have no doubt that he is in his best shape.

"He worked a lot for the team and I'm sure he's going to score, but he can not score three goals in each game."

The Tottenham striker was short-witted during the 2-1 win at St James & # 39; Park

The Tottenham striker was short-witted during the 2-1 win at St James & # 39; Park

The Tottenham striker was short-witted during the 2-1 win at St James & # 39; Park

Dele Alli overcame any post-World Cup ruin to take Tottenham to victory in the Premier League in Newcastle.

The England international's contribution sealed a 2-1 victory at St James & # 39; Park, with all the goals within the first 18 minutes when Joselu knocked out Jan Vertonghen's first goal before Alli attacked.

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