Jamie Carragher has concluded Harry Kane’s performance against Manchester City made their players look “childish”.
It comes after Tottenham’s 2-0 win over the Etihad outfit – who are now 13th in the table.
Spurs have turned a corner since their embarrassing 3-3 draw with West Ham last month and have won every league game since.
And the victory over City laid down a marker for their Premier League title ambitions.
And the club’s fans can largely thank Kane for his efforts so far this campaign, who has looked in brilliant form – with Sunday the latest stellar performance.
His movement in the opening exchanges saw Heung-min Son through on goal after a delightful pass from Tanguy Ndombele.
The South Korean made no mistake while Kane also set up the second for Giovani Lo Celso – who had just come off the bench.
Pep Guardiola was left rueing his side’s poor outing, who enjoyed more possession but ultimately looked lacklustre going forward.
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And Carragher tore into his defenders after the match, branding them “childish”.
Speaking on Monday Night Football, he told Sky Sports: “I spoke about Harry Kane on this show a month ago about this new role and this new No.10 role.
“Harry Kane is the most streetwise footballer in the Premier League by a long way and I love it. I absolutely love it.
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“After I’ve done this, if anyone tells me ‘he’s cheating or he’s going down’, he’s not.
“It’s a big part of the game and it’s a really clever part of the game.
“He made Man City’s defenders look really childish, naive and not understanding football.”
Spurs have a tough run of matches this month but started it off in fine fettle against City.
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