Browsing: Harry Kane

The England international stole the headlines once again as Spurs drew level on points with fourth-placed Liverpool, overtaking club legend Teddy Sheringham to stand out on his own as Tottenham’s most prolific player of the Premier League era.

Kane had been hoping to break Alan Shearer’s 22-year record for Premier League goals scored in a calendar year and the 24-year-old did just that as he moved to 39 strikes with a ruthless treble on Tuesday afternoon.

Spurs, now without a point on their top-flight travels in two months, could not find a way through in the remainder to leave them fifth in the table and desperately out of form

Defeat for Dortmund leaves the German outfit battling it out with APOEL for a Europa League place, but Peter Bosz’s side only have to match the result of the Cypriot club in order to progress

Spurs were without injured top-scorer Harry Kane, and the visitors struggled to create much in his absence during a slow and uneventful opening half an hour

The North London outfit now sit on 20 points alongside second-place Manchester United, but Liverpool – who conceded their 1,000th goal in the Premier League – are down in ninth after a crushing defeat

David Wagner’s charges attempted to take the game to Tottenham, firing a warning shot inside the first five minutes when Laurent Depoitre picked out Tommy Smith in the opposition’s half with a clever ball, allowing the midfielder to test Hugo Lloris in the Spurs goal from long range

UEFA Champions league trophy

The Cypriot champions had their moments in Nicosia but three goals from Kane in a 28-minute period either side of half time ensured that Spurs – as well as Real Madrid – opened up a six-point gap at the top of the group

In a new study by the CIES Football Observatory, the 25-year-old emerges as the most valuable footballer on the planet, ahead of Messi and Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Dele Alli based on certain key criteria