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Harry Kane: Tottenham will challenge for Premier League title in new stadium

Harry Kane hopes Tottenham's success on the road will pay dividends later in the season and that they will still be in a position to challenge the Premier League leaders when they get a run of home games.

Seven of Tottenham's 11 top-flight matches so far have been away from home, and their next one is at Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park.

Nonetheless, Tottenham have won six of their trips, including a 3-2 victory at Wolves on Saturday, and lie just five points off the top.

"We have to stay up there as long as we can," said Kane, who scored Tottenham's third goal at Molineux. "We've played a lot of away games already this year, as everyone knows. When we get into the new stadium, get that momentum, get everyone on their feet behind us, if we're not too far behind, we can be in a position to give it a good push.

"We've had good away form this year. It's not always easy. Hopefully, we can put ourselves in a position where, when we have two or three home games in a row, we're able to take advantage of it.

"We're in a good spot at the moment. We're in good form. We could be playing better I think, but when you're winning while not playing well, that's a good sign. We just have to finish strongly before the international break."

Spurs were leading 3-0 in the 61st minute at Molineux on Saturday but conceded twice from penalties, with both of the fouls coming from centre-back Juan Foyth on his Premier League debut.

"It's football," Kane said. "It wasn't Juan's fault. He was left one on one and in the lead-up to the penalties, we could have kept the ball better. As a defender, sometimes it happens. I think the first one was a penalty, the second one was 50-50. Juan's done great and as a defender he just has to go again.

"He had the experience of playing a good side -- [Wolves] like to play and it was tough out there. He's still young, he'll learn from it, but we all have to do better in that situation, especially when we're 3-0 up."

Spurs are now preparing to host PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Both sides are struggling at the bottom of Group B, with just one point on the board at the halfway stage, leaving them five points behind second-place Inter Milan and eight behind Barcelona.

"It's a must-win," Kane said. "We'll play the way we normally play -- front foot, press, trying to attack. We did that out there [in the reverse fixture] but we didn't finish them off when we could have, and we ended up paying the price [with a draw].

"If we can play with that intensity, move the ball quickly, we'll get some chances and hopefully, we'll take some."


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