Kane sets more records as Tottenham thrashes Everton 4-0

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"It was a fantastic performance, I'm very pleased, I think we fully deserved this in the end, the victory", Pochettino said.

In a unusual game that ebbed and flowed, Wayne Rooney had the first chance after a quiet opening, with the striker latching onto a long kick from Jordan Pickford and dragging a left-footed shot wide of the right post from inside the area on 16 minutes. Kane-Alli-Eriksen are the golden trinity when outsiders come to extol Spurs' attack but ask their fans - they will tell you a modest and smiling Korean is just as worthy of praise.

Abdoulaye Doucoure then scored a late equaliser with a goal that the away players seemed to feel involved a handball.

Eric Dier curled the ball into the area and Kane was again waiting to tap home, with the effort ricocheting off his foot and shin before bobbling past Jordan Pickford as he took his Premier League goals tally for Tottenham to 98 and became their leading goalscorer in the competition - and counting.

With three of the top four not playing, fifth-placed Tottenham moved level with Liverpool on 44 points, three behind Chelsea.

Walcott has scored 65 goals and registered 43 assists in 270 league appearances for Arsenal
Walcott has scored 65 goals and registered 43 assists in 270 league appearances for Arsenal

The next season brought 25 goals, at Kane's worst rate of 0.67 goals per 90 minutes with 0.62 coming from inside the box.

Alderweireld has made just 10 appearances for Tottenham this season in the Premier League, helping keep five clean sheets in those games, due to a hamstring injury the defender suffered back in the beginning of November, which is still keeping the star out of action.

He continued: "There are a lot of numbers, but he can do everything because of his mentality and how he is - he is so professional". He can achieve all he wishes and he wants.

Follow Match of the Day on Instagram for the best photos from the world of football. They can cement that with a win at the home of the England senior team, who Allardyce managed for one game but never at Wembley. I should have got back to being a bit more boring and a bit less adventurous.

But a week after Alan Pardew got his first win as Baggies boss with a 2-0 victory at Exeter in the FA Cup, there was even better news for the 56-year-old as his side finally picked up three points with a 2-0 win, lifting them to 18th in the table.


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