It was a day to forget for Super Eagles attacker Emmanuel Dennis as he was unable to save the day for his team Nottingham Forest from Harry Kane’s brace.
Tottenham Hotspur broke the deadlock in the fifth minute of the clash following great work from Dejan Kulusevski who passed to Harry Kane for the opener.
Tottenham Hotspur almost got the second goal but Heung-Min Son’s effort narrowly went over the bar.
Nottingham Forest attacker Morgan Gibbs-White was presented a scoring opportunity by Jesse Lingard but the sent the ball over the bar.
Nottingham had a better ball possession, the home team had 59% while the Spurs had 41% the host also had nine goal attempts while Antonio Conte’s men have just five in the opening first half.
Nottingham Forest came close again at the start of the second half but Gibb-White’s head was wide just narrowly off the post.
Tottenham Hotspur was awarded a penalty following a handball in the area by a Nottingham Forest player, it took great effort from Dean Henderson to thwart Kane’s attempts.
Emmanuel Dennis was thrown in for Lingard in the 63rd minute, Spurs got the second goal via Kane with a beautiful header from a cross from Richarlison with just nine minutes to go and ensured Spurs Claimed the maximum points against the Premier League new boys.
Nottingham Forest will take a trip to the Etihad Stadium to face the Premier League Champions Manchester City in their next Premier League clash while Tottenham Hotspur will be away to West Ham.