first_img Kane is perfecting the art of holding up the ball and bringing others into play 6 Kane scores from the spot The striker thrives on pressure like all world class players and, with so much going on at Spurs right now, he steered the ship to an important three points.In the absence of Hugo Lloris, Kane was superb as skipper – leading the line well with zip and vigour under pressure from the two hulking centre-halves.Moment of the match – Murray’s handballAbsolutely ridiculous from the experienced striker, gifted Spurs a chance to make the all-important breakthrough. 6 Glenn Murray punches Trippier’s free-kick, but there was no guarantees it was going in The Brighton boss would have hated watching his side concede so cheaply Kane stepped up and, as reliably as ever, drilled the ball past Mathew Ryan to the obvious relief of the north London contingent.As the second half went on, Spurs grew in confidence and added to their lead when Erik Lamela started and finished a fine move to sweep home in front of the travelling fans.Anthony Knockeart spurned a glorious opportunity earlier on in the game, but finally got on the scoresheet for a late consolation when he turned Danny Rose inside out before firing home smartly. 6 With third-choice keeper Paulo Gazzangia between the sticks after Michel Vorm’s injury, Spurs were determined to not let their defensive frailities let them down once again.They dominated possession in east Sussex and Kane’s well-taken penalty (although stupidly given away) was deserved.Brighton are the Premier League comeback kings having recovered from being two goals down against Fulham and Southampton this season already.So when Erik Lamela tucked Danny Rose’s cross home, few Brighton fans would have thought the game was over. But, despite his lack of first-team action, Gazzaniga stood firm and will feel unlucky to have not kept a clean sheet.He could do nothing as Knockaert whipped a delightful shot past him to leave him stranded at the far post.Star Man – Harry KaneAlthough Danny Rose produced a wonderful display and capped it off with an assist, it was the leadership of Kane which carried Spurs through. With so much scrutiny on the visitors, Chris Hughton would have known this was a fantastic opportunity to compound some misery unto his former side.As it was, this moment of madness effectively decided the way the contest was to go.Premier League Table Harry Kane delivered a captain’s performance to help Tottenham Hotspur see off Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday evening.A ludicrous handball in the box by Glenn Murray to divert Kieran Trippier’s free-kick would have left Seagulls boss Chris Hughton fuming as it gifted the visitors the chance to take the lead out of nowehere. 6 6 A fantastic finish, but ultimately in vain for Knockaert 6last_img read more