Spurs end winless run, beat West Brom 2-0: Records broken
Striker Harry Kane scored on his return from injury to help Tottenham seal a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Kane and Son Heung-Min struck in the second half as Spurs produced their first Premier League win since January 17. Notably, the former became the joint-second-highest scorer alongside Bobby Smith in the club's history with 208 goals. Here are the records broken.
How did the match pan out?
The hosts held possession right from the beginning against West Brom. They saw a couple of missed chances from Kane in the first half. However, Spurs finally broke the deadlock after 54 minutes when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg found Kane inside the box to finish. They doubled their lead four minutes later as Son Heung-Min handed them the winner.
Harry Kane scripts history
Harry Kane has now scored 208 goals in 317 appearances across all competitions for Spurs. This makes him the joint-second-highest scorer for them alongside Bobby Smith (also 208 goals in 317 appearances).
500th appearance for Hugo Lloris in top-flight leagues
The appearance of Hugo Lloris for Spurs was his 500th in top-flight leagues. Since making his debut for Nice in March 2006, he's played more games across the big-five European leagues than any other player. Prior to this, he represented Olympique Lyonnais in the Ligue 1. Besides, he has also played 120 internationals for France from 2008 to 2020.
A look at the other records
As per Opta, only Callum Wilson (40%) and Dominic Calvert-Lewin (38%) have scored a higher portion of their team's Premier League goals this season than Spurs duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min (36%). At the age of 16 years and 320 days, Dane Scarlett is the first 16-year-old to appear for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.