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We cannot keep repeating same mistakes: Kane


Harry Kane
Harry Kane

By Jonathan Veal

Tottenham striker Harry Kane feels his side are not learning from their mistakes and that manager Mauricio Pochettino is right to be frustrated.

Spurs opened up their Champions League campaign by blowing a two-goal lead at Olympiakos in a game that ended 2-2.

They took control through a Kane penalty and a thumping Lucas Moura goal. But Olympiakos got one back through Daniel Podence on the stroke of half-time before Mathieu Valbuena's penalty completed the comeback.

It was terrible game management from Spurs, who also squandered a two-goal lead at Arsenal at the start of the month.

Kane insists there is no excuse for their errors, which are the same as in the early days of Pochettino's spell.

"That's the hard part to get your head around because we're not young any more, we're not inexperienced," the England captain said. "We've played in big games for club and country.

"I can see why the manager is frustrated because he's been here for six years now and we're still making similar mistakes to the ones we were in his first year.

"We've got to find a way to get around it, improve and get better. That's all we can try to do."

The draw means they can ill-afford to lose against Bayern Munich in a fortnight.

"It's hard," he said. "It's disappointing because we started last year's campaign disappointingly, and we know it takes a lot of hard work and energy to get back to the top of the group."

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