Premier League: Kane surpasses Lampard; breaks Rooney's record
Harry Kane scored for Tottenham once again as the London club overcame Brighton 2-0 in a crucial Premier League encounter. With his goal, Kane went on to achieve several feats. He went past Frank Lampard in terms of Premier League goals, besides breaking Wayne Rooney's long-standing record of most away goals. Here we present the key details.
Kane is now the fifth-highest scorer
Kane is right now the fifth-highest scorer in Premier League history. He has raced to 178 goals from 272 matches. The England international is one of the seven players with 175-plus PL goals. Recently, Kane surpassed Thierry Henry (175) in terms of goals. Kane is only behind Alan Shearer (260), Wayne Rooney (208), Andrew Cole (187), and Sergio Aguero (184).
Why does this story matter?
Kane has been a supreme forward in the Premier League over the years. He has made it a habit of scoring goals aplenty every season, besides winning the top awards. Kane has already climbed up the chart in the goal scorers list and could go on to become the best if he stays in the Premier League. Surpassing Lampard and Rooney will please Kane.
Kane breaks Wayne Rooney's record
Kane has now scored 95 goals in 139 appearances away from home in the Premier League. As per Opta, has become the competition's all-time top scorer in away games despite making 104 fewer such appearances Wayne Rooney, who amassed 94 goals in 243 appearances. The next three players in the top five are Alan Shearer (87), Frank Lampard (85) and Andy Cole (83).
Harry Kane's Premier League numbers
Having played 272 Premier League games, Kane has netted 178 goals. He has a record of 0.65 goals per match in the competition. His tally included 26 penalties and one free kick. Out of his 1,007 shots, 445 have been on target. He has hit the woodwork 34 times. Kane has also made 37 assists, besides creating 60 big chances.
Unique record for Kane
Kane has scored 243 goals in all competitions for Spurs from 376 appearances. As per Opta, He has netted an equal amount of goals both home and away (121 each), besides scoring one in a neutral venue.Share this timeline