Spurs then took full advantage just after the interval, Kane confidently dispatching a one-on-one to become the club's all-time leading scorer in European competition with 24 goals.
Time is short but the move can not come soon enough for Tottenham after construction delays this season forced them to play European games at Wembley for a third successive season.
"I expect to play in the new stadium", said the Tottenham boss. It'll be awesome to be in the new stadium listening to that song before the game.
Pochettino expressed his displeasure over timing ahead of Spurs and Borussia Dortmund's Champions League return fixture on Tuesday, March 5.
"I would like to play in the same situation as your opponent". The first half, the first 30 minutes, was tough for us but when we scored early in the second half the game was over and we started to see the reality of being in the quarterfinal.
"I'm so happy for him, you all know how I feel about him - he's one of the best strikers in the world", Pochettino said.
The forward's first European goal, though, came during the Europa League Group A match at Shamrock Rovers, scoring in the last minute as Spurs completed a 4-0 win in December 2011. We conceded more chances than we expected, but that is football. "We want to keep on going, we don't want this to end".
Big players such as these along with an experienced manager have ensured Spurs have developed season on season from surprising top four contenders to Champions League last 16 regulars in just four years.
"Now in public it is important, as my behaviour was in public and now I want to apologise in a public way too".
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Kane will take the headlines for his goal shortly after the interval, but goalkeeper Hugo Lloris deserves plaudits for repeatedly denying Marco Reus, Mario Gotze and Julian Weigl in the first half.
Spurs pretty much had one foot into the last eight when they did such a good job in the first leg at Wembley Stadium three weeks ago, and ensured there would be no slip ups with a job well done in Germany.