Premier League: Harry Kane surpasses 175 goals; overtakes Thierry Henry
Harry Kane dazzled for Tottenham as they beat Everton 5-0 in a crucial Premier League encounter. Spurs' massive win helps them push for a top-four PL finish. This was a sound victory over a poor Everton side under Frank Lampard. Meanwhile, Kane bagged a brace as he went on to achieve a pile of feats, including going past Thierry Henry's Premier League scoring record.
Everton defender Michael Keane scored an own goal in the 14th minute before keeper Jordan Pickford was at fault for Son Heung-min's second. Defender Matt Doherty set Kane free for the third - eight minutes before half-time. Sergio Reguilon scored with his first touch at the far post seconds after the restart. Kane added the fifth after 55 minutes with a left-footed volley.
- Kane has been a supreme Premier League player and his goal-scoring touch is a prime example of his capabilities.
- Over the years, Kane has shown a lot of consistency, bagging goals aplenty.
- He has climbed up the ladder over the years and going past former Arsenal man Henry will give him a huge lift.
- Kane will now look to move further ahead.
Kane is now the sixth-highest scorer in Premier League history. He has raced to 176 goals from 270 matches. The England international is one of the seven players with 175-plus PL goals. Henry had scored 175 PL goals from 258 matches. Kane is only behind Alan Shearer (260), Wayne Rooney (208), Andrew Cole (187), Sergio Aguero (184), and Frank Lampard (177).
Having played 270 Premier League games, Kane has netted 176 goals. He has a record of 0.65 goals per match in the competition. His tally included 25 penalties and one free kick. Out of his 999 shots, 442 have been on target. He has hit the woodwork 34 times. Kane has also made 37 assists, besides creating 59 chances.
Kane has played 25 PL matches this season, scoring 10 goals. He has three assists as well. For the eighth successive season, Kane has now scored 10-plus goals in a PL season. Kane has 20 goals in all competitions for Spurs this season. He has netted 20-plus goals in eight successive seasons for Tottenham.