For Kane in particular, it was the end of a personal ordeal as he scored a Premier League goal in August for the first time in 15 matches and after missing out with 49 attempts during that time.
In a defensive scenario, the Serbian manager could opt for a more solid 4-2-3-1 and favour a counterattacking style of play with faster players, such as Aboubakar Kamara, getting the nod.
Speaking generally, Pochettino said: "I am so open if players want to leave, but if they are going to be here I want all commitment, if not we can find a solution".
Despite winning two Premier League golden boots and finishing runner-up in the standings last season, Harry Kane had never scored a league goal in the opening month of the season.
"We will try - we believe it's our best way to be successful and this season, if you believe now a better way for us is to give Spurs the ball and wait for them on the edge of the box and try finish the game 0-0, I am not sure this is best plan for us". However, Fulham hit back after the break as Aleksandar Mitrovic, soon after hitting the post, nodded home a 52nd-minute equaliser while on the floor.
Harry Kane celebrates his goal with Kieran Trippier, whose free-kick a few minutes earlier had put Tottenham back in front. "We have been playing with each other for a long time this team", said Kane.
The 14-game August hoodoo was finally broken three minutes later when Kane slotted in after being set up following a breakaway by substitute Erik Lamela.
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The Foxes broke the deadlock after 29 minutes through an own goal from Wolves defender Matt Doherty.
West Ham saw familiar defensive frailties return to haunt them as they lost the lead in a 2-1 home defeat to Bournemouth.
Spurs started the new campaign with a 2-1 win over Newcastle United last weekend, but the London side were far from convincing.
However, victory came at a cost for Leicester as England global Vardy was shown a straight red card 20 minutes from time for a late lunge on Doherty and now faces a three-game ban.