Tottenham Hotspur fans witnessed their side get beaten 2-1 by Arsenal in the Capital One Cup third round last night, and then had to watch their North London rivals vandalise White Hart Lane.
But it actually could have been worse for the Spurs faithful, as they saw goalscoring hero Harry Kane emerge seemingly unscathed from this brutal collision with the advertising boards.
The Lane was pumped after Calum Chambers’s own goal cancelled out Mathieu Flamini’s opener, but went deathly silent when Kane’s shoulder smashed into the pitch-side hoardings in the second half.
A huge sigh of relief was breathed when the lionhearted England international, the only recognised striker available to manager Mauricio Pochettino, swiftly got back to his feet to shake off the knock.
Although Kane is yet to score in eight outings for Spurs this season, the thought of him spending an extended period on the sidelines is every Tottenham supporters’ biggest nightmare this season.
Son Heung-Min, a £22m signing from Bayer Leverkusen according to BBC Sport, and youngster Clinton N’Jie are the club’s only alternatives after they failed to sign Saido Berahino, as The Guardian reports.
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