Kane tops Ronaldinho & Drogba to make best ever Champions League scoring start


For Pochettino, it was one of the finest results of his career.

"You could say it was a very bad start. I feel so proud". To show that kind of performance was fantastic.

"We looked at each other and said "the game can not finish like this" and we changed things, started to go forward and after Harry's goal, we believed more and more". Only the opening seven minutes were hard to handle, but for 83 minutes we dominated Juventus and that is a thing to praise. One day in this type of competition is a lot. Derby day is always emotional, you spend more energy.

"Football is unusual, you can go from a possible 3-0 to 2-1, a possible 3-1 to 2-2".

The rest of the half belonged to the visitors as they shrugged of the double blow to dominate possession. That's the thing we've changed with this manager [and] with the players we have. "We need to be more solid to manage the beginning to the game".

Former Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis scored the Champions League's quickest ever hat trick back in 2011.

"This season some performances and some results make us trust in the way we play and there were many positives from this game that have helped us achieve what we want".

Kane has scored nine goals in his last eight games in all competitions and has 33 for the season - more than any other player in Europe's top five leagues.

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Kane pulled Spurs back from the brink, latching onto a Dele Alli pass to round a helpless Buffon who had advanced off his line, making no mistake in front of goal.

But Eriksen insists Spurs are not concerned about the manager's future. They kept passing, kept looking for openings in a defence that had been breached only once in 16 games.

However, Spurs did not let their heads drop and continued playing.

His first was a particularly brilliant finish, as he latched on to Miralem Pjanic's free-kick delivery and produced a volley on the turn, finding the bottom-left corner - though he did appear to be just offside.

It got even better for the home side seven minutes later when Higuain added a second goal from the penalty spot, after Ben Davies fouled Federico Bernardeschi in the box and referee Felix Brych had no hesitation in awarded the spot kick.

Higuain duly converted despite Lloris guessing the right way and getting a touch on the ball.

Tottenham had a huge let-off on the stroke of half-time when they were caught on the counter-attack and Douglas Costa enticed Serge Aurier into a desperate lunge to concede another penalty.

In a passionate speech after the match, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri warned against an overly critical reaction.