Harry Kane (30, Tottenham Hotspur) scored his 200th personal goal in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL) for the third time ever. Kane’s ‘best friend’ Son Heung-min (31) failed to score an attack point, but actively moved and harassed the defense.
Tottenham defeated Manchester City 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on the morning of the 6th (Korean time). Kane, who scored the winning goal, enjoyed the joy of scoring the 200th goal in EPL history and the 267th goal, the most in Tottenham club history. Kane is third after Alan Shearer (441 games, 260 points) and Wayne Rooney (491 games, 208 points) with more than 200 EPL goals. Kane scored 200 points in 304 EPL games. Kane also broke the all-time Tottenham record set by Jimmy Greaves (266 goals, 1970) in 53 years. Since 2011, Kane has played in a total of 415 matches wearing Tottenham uniforms, scoring 22 points in cup competitions in addition to 200 points in the EPL, and 45 points in European club competitions.
Kane started scoring in the 15th minute of the first half 안전놀이터. Pierre-Emile Hoivier intercepted the ball and passed it to Kane, who stormed in and calmly scored. Son Heung-min, who started the game, played non-stop for 84 minutes. He repeatedly sprinted and put pressure on the defense, and was replaced by Eve Bisuma in the 39th minute of the second half. Son Heung-min has scored 4 goals and 3 assists in the league this season. Tottenham’s points were 39 (12 wins, 3 draws, 7 losses, 5th place). It chased Newcastle (40 points) in 4th place, who qualified for the UEFA Champions League, with one point. Tottenham have won five matches at home against Manchester City.
“It was a magical moment, and I did it in front of the home fans,” Kane said after the win. Kane added, “Since I started soccer, I have never imagined scoring 200 points in the EPL.” Son Heung-min said, “I am happy to be able to share the glory of Kane’s record. I’ve helped him through 8 seasons with Kane, and I will help him break other records in the future. Kane is still young and still hungry.”