Tottenham 3 Borussia Dortmund 1: Kane at the double to give Spurs big Champions League win

Seconds later Kane picked out Son in an even better position, and he too got underneath the ball and sent his sidefoot lofting over the bar.

Spurs had a hugely lucky escape in the 57th minute when Aubameyang converted a Sahin cross on the half-volley first time but was incorrectly ruled to be offside.

Three minutes later, it was 3-1 with a third left-foot goal. Son passed to Eriksen and he picked out Kane, whose low shot looked like it was going in, even without the aid of a slight deflection off Lukasz Piszczek’s leg.

It made it three braces in his last four games – one for England in Malta – for Kane, who suffered a barren August before starting to shine in September.

Certainly any claims of a lack of atmosphere at Wembley seemed way off the mark as “when the Spurs go marching in” echoed around the huge stadium.

Lloris did sell in the 71st minute to block a snapshot from Jeremy Toljan with his body.

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