New season, same old story for Harry Kane, Tottenham and Newcastle

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has predicted a bright future for the club

For Spurs, World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris started in goal, joined in the line-up by Jan Vertonghen, Eric Dier, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and England captain Harry Kane.

Once the first game of the season has been played, always fantastic how it feels like Newcastle United have never been away from your thoughts...

"I told you [the other day] that numerous players returned in a good condition", Pochettino said.

"I'm a happy man with goal-line technology definitely", he said. We know that Tottenham Hotspur have a plethora of quality, that Newcastle's collective will fight for every inch, ... "But what happens with Harry is that he can not score three goals in every game", Pochettino added.

Tottenham will be aiming to be one of the main title contenders this season as they bid to try and win their first trophy under Pochettino.

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Lucas Moura also starts.

Speaking after the game, he said: "I told you [the other day] that numerous players returned in a good condition. All the squad and all the players will have the possibility to play", he said. There's massive competition between them and I'm going to rotate in the next few weeks, trying to give the possibility to all the players to play and be important.

Our next game is away to Cardiff City, a fixture I'd like to think we could get something from before we then have three consecutive games against the big boys of the Premier League, three games which will prove to be very testing. The manager decides who plays, names or no names.

"There's no real feeling of tiredness, we feel like we've had a good amount of time off to rest up and it's good to get straight back into it". Serge Aurier did not feature in the World Cup and played pre-season with Spurs.

Yedlin was helped off the pitch in added time and television cameras showed him being helped slowly through the tunnel by a member of Newcastle's medical staff.

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