Poch remains confident in Kane

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino believes it is just a matter of time before Harry Kane gets back among the goals for the club.

Kane was again unable to break his scoring duck on Sunday as Spurs needed a late Ryan Mason goal to secure a 1-0 win against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light, their first of the season in the Premier League.

The 22-year-old scored twice in two substitute appearances for England during the international break, but was unable to replicate that form for this club side over the weekend but Pochettino was quick to give his star striker a vote of confidence after the game.

"I am very happy with him," he said. "He gives his best for the team, the effort was great and you know he only needs time to score again.

"I'm sure, because he has great skill in front of goal, that it's only a matter of time.

"He's very confident, very happy. After the game, he was very happy in the changing room because our mentality now as a team, as a squad, is first the result, the collective situation, before our individual problems or targets.

"That's why we are very pleased with the players, because now the mentality is a collective mentality. Always that is important, the collective, the team.

"Of course, after that, everyone has individual targets, but first it's the interests of the team and for that, we are very happy," he concluded.