Tottenham’s talisman Harry Kane once again got his name on the scoresheet as Spurs overcame Cardiff 3-0 at the Cardiff City Stadium. The 25-year-old England captain opened the scoring for Spurs within the first 5 minutes of the game, before Spurs got two more through Eriksen and Son to put the game beyond Cardiff within the first half an hour.
That goal by Kane held special significance as it helped him set a unique record. After that strike, Kane becomes the first player in Premier League history to have scored against every single opponent that he has faced in the top flight.
Going into yesterday’s game, Cardiff were the only team the striker hadn’t scored against, of the 28 teams that he has faced in his Premer League career.
Harry Kane has completed the set of scoring against every opponent faced in PL – this is the top 5 list of players with the best strike rate, who have scored against at least 25 opponents pic.twitter.com/Til9bfpZDB
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) January 1, 2019
Harry Kane has now scored against every Premier League team he's faced for Spurs 🙌 pic.twitter.com/CdHaUCMggh
— Goal (@goal) January 1, 2019
The strike was Kane’s 122nd Premier League goal which means that he is now only one shy of former Manchester United and Aston Villa striker Dwight Yorke’s tally, even though Kane has played 201 fewer games than Yorke.
Additionally, Kane seems to have tweaked his game slightly this season as he is more willing to drop deeper and turn playmaker on occasions while the likes of Son and Alli get into the box. This has seen Kane register 5 assists in his last 9 appearances for Spurs.
There is no doubt that records will continue to keep tumbling for the England captain as at 25 years of age, he still has his best years ahead of him.
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