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.
Browsing: Harry Kane
The England international scored a hat-trick in Tuesday’s 5-2 win over Southampton to eclipse Alan Shearer’s 22-year-old record of 36 English Premier League goals in a calendar year.
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.
The Lilywhites ran riot in the second half
The 24-year-old has scored 47 goals in 46 games for his club and England in the calendar year
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
West Brom sacked Tony Pulis earlier this week, but made a perfect start under caretaker boss Gary Megson
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 News Agency of Nigeria reports that a record 80,827 spectators were in attendance at the Wembley Stadium to watch the much anticipated encounter.
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
A positive start from England saw Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling and Oxlade-Chamberlain all enjoy space in wide positions, but Slovenia were quite comfortable inside the opening 15 minutes at an extremely quiet Wembley
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
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
His first was a fluke – an intended cross which looped over Jordan Pickford
The pair, who have dominated the global award in its varied forms for a decade, will be favourites to collect yet another accolade amid the 24-strong list of the world’s best.
The Daily Express says Spurs are preparing to bring Alli in line with the club’s top earners in a bid to keep him out of the clutches of Barcelona.
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
The Tottenham Hotspur player’s goal was a face-saver for England after Leigh Griffiths had struck twice for the home side in the final three minutes
The match had both historic and log standing points for the Spurs