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Kane happy to end August hoodoo in Spurs win

Tottenham were comfortable winners against Fulham on Saturday.

Spurs beat Fulham 3-1 at Wembley, with Harry Kane scoring his first Premier League goal in August.

England captain Kane had seen an early effort ruled out before Spurs did take the lead two minutes before half-time through a curling effort from Brazil forward Lucas Moura.

Fulham, back at Wembley following their triumph in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final last season, equalised in the 52nd minute with a close-range header from Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Kane saw his shot come back off the crossbar before England team-mate Kieran Trippier curled in a brilliant 25-yard free-kick after 74 minutes.

The 14-game August hoodoo was finally broken three minutes later when Kane slotted in after being set up following a breakaway by substitute Erik Lamela.

Kane said, "There has been a lot of talk about it every year and thankfully I got on the scoresheet and we got the win - and that is most important.

"It is one of those things that you can't explain. I had chances today and everyone must be thinking it must be another one of those.

"I am not silly and I know people talk about it, but it is nice to put it to bed."

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