Harry Kane gives Tottenham the lead with sublime curling effort

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Harry Kane has done it again.

The 'one season wonder' has just scored his 23rd goal of the Premier League season and it was a tremendous effort.

With Tottenham desperately needing a win against Stoke on a cold, Monday night - Kane got them off to a perfect start.


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The England international had earlier squandered a golden opportunity when his first touch let him down before his shot was saved by Shay Given.

But Kane made no mistake a few moments later.

In the ninth minute, the 22-year-old cut in from the left and curled a superb effort past Given to give the away side the lead.

The goal was similar - although not quite as spectacular - to the one he scored earlier in the season in the north London derby.

The strike was Kane’s 23rd goal in the league, which puts him one ahead of Jamie Vardy in his bid for the golden boot. With news coming today that Vardy could miss the next two matches, it sees Kane as firm favourite for the award.

But Kane won't be thinking about individual awards. After Leicester could only manage a 2-2 at home to West Ham on Sunday, Mauricio Pochettino's side know a win would put pressure on the Foxes.

But they should be more than just 1-0 to the good at half-time. Christian Eriksen had the perfect chance to put Spurs 2-0 up before the break but could only rattle the crossbar when through on goal.

The gap could be reduced to five points and Claudio Ranieri's team have probably got the tougher run-in. The league leaders face Swansea at home this weekend before three tricky fixtures in May.

They travel to Old Trafford to play Manchester United before hosting Everton. They then face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on the final day.

Spurs may have thought their title dreams were over when they draw against Liverpool two weeks ago but a win against Stoke would put them right back in the hunt.

They play at home to West Brom next weekend before a mouth-watering trip to Chelsea the following week. They host Southampton in their penultimate game before a trip to St. James' Park to play relegation-threatened Newcastle in their last match.

There could still be plenty of twists and turns left in this title race.

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