Kane smashes record as Tottenham trash Southampton

A hat trick from England ace Harry Kane ensured he broke the record for most Premier League goals scored in a calendar year while also helping his Tottenham team to an impressive 5-2 win over Southampton at Wembley.

The Tottenham and England striker started the game as joint record holder on 36 goals alongside former England and Blackburn skipper Alan Shearer, but his 22nd minute opening goal saw him move out in front on 37, before making it 2-0 just before the break with his 38th premier league goal of 2017.

5 minutes after the half time break it was another England International Dele Alli who made it 3-0, with an excellent effort from outside the box and it was 4-0 only two minutes later, this time Alli turning provider for Son Heung-min hammered the ball past a luckless Fraser Forster in the Saints goal.
Sofiane Boufal pulled a goal back for the visitors who were missing top scorer Charlie Austin up front, only for Kane to add Spurs fifth and his third of the game restoring their 4-goal advantage.

In a game that the Saints never looked like winning, they did manage to score another consolation goal via Dusan Tadic, but on this form Tottenham are a hard team to beat!
The win temporarily moved Spurs up to fourth in the league, only for Liverpool to quickly reclaim the position with their 5-0 win over Swansea in the later kick off.

For Kane, his three goals made his total contribution to Club ad Country up to 56 goals in 52 games, making him Europe’s top scorer within its five major leagues (England, Germany, France, Spain and Italy) taking him two clear than 5-time world player of the year, Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi.

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