Kane sets more records as Tottenham thrashes Everton 4-0

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match Tottenham Hotspur versus Everton at Wembley Stadium, London, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-Min celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match at Wembley Stadium, London, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)

LONDON — Harry Kane became Tottenham's record scorer in the English Premier League by grabbing a second-half double in a 4-0 win over Everton on Saturday.

The England striker moved onto 98 goals, surpassing the previous mark of 97 set by Teddy Sheringham, thanks to two tap-ins at Wembley Stadium.

Son Heung-min put Tottenham ahead in the 26th minute, courtesy of another close-range strike, and produced possibly the highlight of the game with his spin and driving run to set up Kane's first goal.

Christian Eriksen wrapped up victory in the 81st with a fourth goal, smashed home from the edge of the area, after good work by Son and Dele Alli.

Fifth-place Spurs moved level on points with Liverpool, whose game in hand is against Manchester City at Anfield.

Everton, which had a headed goal by Wayne Rooney disallowed when it was 0-0, hasn't won any of its last five games in the league.

The team continues to struggle in attack, with the addition of Turkey striker Cenk Tosun — handed his debut following his arrival from Besiktas last week — failing to have an effect.

Tottenham has no such problems with Kane.

The striker is the league top scorer with 20, three more than nearest rival Mohamed Salah.

There was a hint of luck about his second goal, Tottenham's third, with his finish from Eric Dier's cross coming off his studs and flicking up over goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and into the corner.

Must Read

RNC hires strategists to help woo...

Aug 9, 2016

The Republican National Committee has hired three new strategists to help increase its outreach to...

Trump ignites new firestorm: Gun backers might...

Aug 10, 2016

Donald Trump sets off a fresh political firestorm by suggesting gun rights supporters might find a...

Colbert to air live after Trump-Clinton...

Aug 10, 2016

Stephen Colbert, who capitalized on the political conventions with live broadcasts, will do the...

Missing weapons among police calls involving...

Aug 10, 2016

A man charged with killing two Georgia teenagers was identified as the suspect in the theft of a...

JonBenet Ramsey cold case focus of upcoming TV...

Aug 10, 2016

As the 20-year mark of the murder of JonBenet Ramsey nears, the unsolved case is the focus of...

People also read these

Beyond 'Obamacare': State initiatives refocus...

Aug 9, 2016

Political activists are looking to state ballot questions to move beyond "Obamacare" and refocus...

Germany: 2nd arrest in connection with attack...

Aug 10, 2016

German authorities have arrested a man suspected of involvement in violence in Syria, an arrest...

US employers advertised more jobs and boosted...

Aug 10, 2016

US employers advertised more jobs and boosted hiring in June, a hopeful sign for economy

Ex-New England mob boss arrested on charge he...

Aug 10, 2016

Former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme (sah-LEHM'-ee) has been ordered held...

Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in...

Aug 10, 2016

Refugee athletes Yolande Bukasa and Popole Misenga competed in judo at the Rio Olympics, and they...

About Us

The World Insiders brings you exclusive coverage from across the globe in a timely, easy to consume format sourced directly from our regional media partners.

Contact us: sales@theworldinsiders.com

Subscribe Now!