LONDON (AFP) – Homegrown saint Harry Kane scored Tottenham Hotspur s last objective at White Hart Lane as they bade goodbye to their home with a 2-1 triumph over Manchester United on Sunday.
Kane, conceived up the street in Chingford, added to Victor Wanyama s early header to secure a triumph that affirmed Spurs will complete in second place in the Premier League and finished United s any expectations of a main four wrap up.
Destruction work at the Lane, Spurs home since 1899, will begin on Monday, with Mauricio Pochettino s side playing at Wembley next season before moving into their new ground, which is being based on a similar site, in 2018.
“What an approach to complete,” said Kane, who was mobbed as many fans poured onto the pitch at the last shriek.
“We needed a win so seriously in our last diversion here. I said before I d love to score the triumphant objective and for it to happen is splendid. To see it go in was exceptional.”
The Lane has been graced by such Spurs greats as Jimmy Greaves, Steve Perryman and Glenn Hoddle and it was fitting that Kane, insignia of their energizing current side, ought to be their last objective scorer there.
It was Spurs fourteenth progressive home association win – equalling the club record, set more than two seasons in 1987 – and implied they completed a class battle unbeaten at home interestingly since 1964-65.
Supporters overflowed onto the pitch toward the finish of the amusement before in the long run being induced to come back to their seats for a function including well known figures from the club s past.
6th place United, who answered through Wayne Rooney, tumbled to a moment progressive group crush, having seen a 25-amusement unbeaten run finished by a 2-0 misfortune not far off at Arsenal a weekend ago.
Ensured to complete outside the main four for the third time in four seasons, Jose Mourinho s group should now beat Ajax in the Europa League last to acquire a place in the Champions League.
“You can t play two major rivalries with 15 players,” said Mourinho, who rolled out eight improvements to the group that had edged Celta Vigo in the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday.
“Right now, the Premier League matches are the ones we wear t need to play.”
The groups developed to locate the acclaimed old field flooded with blue and white as Spurs fans waved banners bearing the legend “THE LANE, THE FINALE” and filled the air with melodies.