Kane delighted to score winning goal in White Hart Lane farewell

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Tottenham Hotspur signed off 118 years at their soon-to-be-demolished White Hart Lane stadium with a 2-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday that ensured they will finish as Premier League runners-up.

'I'd missed a penalty in the 2009 League Cup final against Manchester United but the following week, when we played Middlesbrough at home, the crowd at the Lane gave me such a warm reception when I came on as a sub.

Spurs remain without Danny Rose, Harry Winks and Erik Lamela, while Manchester United are missing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo, while Luke Shaw and Marcus Rashford are out. Marouane Fellaini is suspended for the match as well, and Paul Pogba will also be absent after he returned home following the death of his father.

There is an element of déjà vu for Pochettino, who played in the last ever game at Espanyol's Sarria Stadium, which was knocked down in 1997. "We are determined that it will be a worthy successor to White Hart Lane and a fitting stage for our current and future great teams". "But the soil and the smell of White Hart Lane will still be there". White Hart Lane is a special place for us and it will be sad to say goodbye to this famous old stadium.

We'll have confirmed team news for you at around 3:30PM GMT but before that, stay with us as the build up to the game continues.

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"We're disappointed after losing out on the title again, but we're growing and getting better".

Darmian expects the surrounding emotions to make a hard match all the tougher and, while Europa League glory is United's priority, hopes to act as party pooper.

"But at the same time it will be exciting because we're all excited that the new stadium is coming".

Tottenham could go unbeaten at home for the first time in a league season since 1964/65 (W16 D2 L0 this season). Mourinho is also likely to make plenty of changes to his starting lineup after the Europa League game on Thursday with the likes of David de Gea and Anthony Martial likely to be given a start after sitting the midweek game out.

The Lilywhites have won their last 13 home league matches - one short of their club record run of 14 between January and October 1987. The two goals conceded were bad.

Tottenham Hotspur has farewelled White Hart Lane in style with a comfortable 2-1 victory over Manchester United. For us it's more important to win titles than to finish top four.