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Premier League: Tottenham vs Burnley (1-0)

Harry Kane sets Tottenham ahead against Burnley from the punishment spot

Kane's punishment against Burnley was his sixteenth Premier League objective of the time

Harry Kane's punishment saw off a difficult Burnley side as Tottenham moved above Arsenal into fourth spot and kept the Clarets' endurance trusts yet to be determined.

On a strained evening in north London with such a huge amount in question at the two finishes of the table, Kane's spot-kick in first-half stoppage time adequately demonstrated to give his side three indispensable focuses in their bid for Champions League football.

Prods move two focuses clear of the Gunners and will remain above them going into the last day of the time except if their north London rivals beat Newcastle at St James' Park on Monday.

Burnley stay seventeenth and could fall into the transfer zone later on Sunday assuming that Leeds beat Brighton.

The Clarets needed to endure some serious early tension yet started to find their direction into the game before it swung on Tottenham's punishment, granted on the stroke of half-time.

Davinson Sanchez's endeavor to flick on a ball in the Burnley box saw the ball brush against Ashley Barnes' outstretched arm.

Official Kevin Friend didn't recognize the occurrence and Harry Kane went near turning in a Ryan Sessegnon pull-back as play proceeded, before VAR interceded.

Subsequent to counseling his screen, Friend highlighted the spot and Kane committed no error, establishing his punishment into the base corner.

Scratch Pope made two splendid recoveries from Son Heung-min after the break however Burnley nearly evened out when Ashley Barnes terminated against the post.

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