Harry Kane went previous 200 profession membership objectives with a second-half double as Tottenham Hotspur received 3-1 at Newcastle United within the Premier League on Wednesday to spice up their European qualification hopes.
Minutes after Matt Ritchie’s piledriver had drawn the hosts degree, Kane’s medical header on the hour put the guests again in entrance, taking him to a different landmark.
Kane sealed the factors within the final minute with one other header to take his profession tally to 201.
Son Heung-min had given Tottenham the lead within the 27th minute along with his 11th league aim of the marketing campaign.
Tottenham rose to seventh on 55 factors with two video games remaining, one level behind sixth-placed Wolverhampton Wanderers within the race for a Europa League spot.
Kane’s 201 membership objectives have are available in 350 appearances in all competitions with 185 of them for Tottenham.
It was additionally a milestone of types for Spurs supervisor Jose Mourinho who claimed a primary league win at Newcastle.
“201 in 350 league video games — that is not dangerous!” Kane advised BT Sport. “It’s good to get to that milestone however the factors are an important factor.
“Hopefully, I’ll get a few extra earlier than the season ends.
“A troublesome recreation and three huge factors. We did not play in addition to we may have however we acquired the consequence in the long run.”
Newcastle have been unlucky to be down at halftime, though they have been culpable for Son’s strike.
The hosts misplaced the ball attempting to play out from the again and Spurs pounced with Giovani Lo Celso shifting the ball throughout to Son whose shot beat Martin Dubravka at his close to submit.
Newcastle had the higher probabilities, although, with Miguel Almiron’s effort cleared off the road by Davinson Sanchez, captain Jonjo Shelvey heading over and Dwight Gayle heading in opposition to the submit.
Ritchie scored a deserved equaliser within the 56th minute when he gathered a poor clearance from Serge Aurier earlier than lashing a fizzing shot previous Hugo Lloris. Aurier was taking part in regardless of his brother being murdered in France this week.
Newcastle have been solely degree for 3 minutes, nevertheless, with Spurs substitute Steven Bergwijn’s first contribution being an excellent cross that was met by Kane with an angled header.
Kane dived in to move his second after substitute Erik Lamela’s shot was parried.