The English striker scored a goal and assisted Tottenham Hotspur to win 2-0 against Arsenal in the North London derby on the night of December 6.
After assisting Son Heung-min to score a goal to clear the deadlock in the 13th minute, Harry Kane put his name on the scoreboard before the first half ended with a left-hand shot from a team-mate’s return pass. The impressive performance of this pair of strikers helped coach Jose Mourinho win even 30% of the time.
According to Goal, this is Kane’s 11th goal in the encounters between Tottenham and Arsenal. England forward became the top scorer in North London derby history after overtaking Emmanuel Adebayor, who scored 10 goals during his time with both clubs.
The connection with Son Heung-min helps Kane to sublimate
The strike to hit Bernd Leno was also the 250th goal of Kane’s career. The 27-year-old striker has 202 goals for Tottenham, with 100 goals scored at home, 9 goals for Millwall, 5 goals with Leyton Orient, 2 goals with Leicester City, and 32 goals in England shirt.
One of the factors that help Kane maintain his impressive form is the connection with Son Heung-min in the attack. This is the 31st time the duo have worked together to form a Premier League goal. Kane and Son are just below the record set by Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba’s 5 goals.
This is also the 11th table created by the duo in the 2020/21 season. Mourinho’s striker pair is facing the opportunity to break the record 13 goals set by Alan Shearer and Chris Sutton in the 1994/95 season in the Blackburn Rovers shirt.
In this season, Kane is also arranged to play deep instead of the midfielder. This gives him 12 assists, alongside 14 goals, after 17 games in all competitions. Coach Gareth Southgate benefits greatly because Kane can act as a builder for many of England’s speed attack stars in EURO next year.