Christian Eriksen played his part as Tottenham came from behind to beat newly-promoted Aston Villa 3-1.
Harry Kane scored the only goal of the game with a deft finish after pouncing on a disastrous pass by Marcelo.
Tottenham Hotspur edged Juventus 3-2 in an entertaining pre-season friendly in Singapore on Sunday.
Mauricio Pochettino said he was keen to continue with the five-year "project" that has seen Tottenham establish themselves in the Premier League top four.
Harry Kane wished Virat Kohli "all the best" for World Cup 2019 except when India play England.
Abhishek Bachchan, who is a Chelsea fan, replied to Harry Kane's tweet with an old image of Virat Kohli posing with a Blues' jersey.
Harry Kane has been sidelined since sustaining an ankle injury in a challenge on Manchester City's Fabian Delph in the quarter-final first leg on April 9.
Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino insisted his Tottenham's strength as a collective can overcome Ajax's talented group of rising stars.
Harry Kane hopes to recover from his ankle ligament injury in time to feature in the Champions League final if his side make it to the showpiece event.
Raheem Sterling's hat-trick saw England start their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign by hammering the Czech Republic 5-0.
Tottenham Hotspur would have moved within two points of leaders Manchester City with a win at Turf Moor.
Harry Kane is Tottenham's top scorer this season with 20 goals in 31 appearances in all competitions.
Harry Kane fired Tottenham Hotspur a step closer to the League Cup final with a 1-0 win over Chelsea in the semi-final first leg on Tuesday.
Harry Kane's third-minute opening goal is the fifth successive New Year's Day he has scored in the Premier League, equalling a record held by Andy Cole and Steven Gerrard.
The first few minutes of the match were scrappy as both teams looked for rhythm but Spurs gradually exerted control.
England scored twice in the last 12 minutes to register a dramatic victory over Croatia.
Tottenham Hotspur have just one point after three matches in Group B.
Eric Dier scored the only goal of the match as Tottenham Hotspur stuttered past bottom-placed Cardiff City.