Kane sets record as Spurs edge Wolves in thriller
Harry Kane scored his 250th goal for Tottenham in their hard-fought victory over Wolves, which propelled them to the top of the Premier League.
Following his last-second equaliser against Chelsea last week, the England captain scored after 64 minutes to surpass Sergio Aguero’s Premier League record for most goals.
Kane has scored more Premier League goals for a single club than the Argentine, surpassing his total at Manchester City.
Similar to last week’s local derby, Wolves frustrated Spurs for the duration of the day, but Spurs ultimately prevailed and took home the three points.
Antonio Conte’s squad remains unbeaten through their first three Premier League matches, while Wolves have yet to record a victory.
🎙 “Overall a really good day, a tough game but delighted with the three points”
Harry on today's performance and breaking some more records! ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/eYJGSO4Sz7
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 20, 2022
There were very few clear-cut opportunities in the first half, with Kane and Ruben Neves’s headers being the closest either team came to scoring.
Kane’s close-range header in the second half hit the crossbar as Spurs’ players were booed off at halftime. However, Spurs’ players responded strongly in the second half, as evidenced by the fact that they were booed off at halftime.
Son Heung-Min nearly scored after 63 minutes, but his shot from a tight angle hit the outside of the post.
Spurs ultimately took the lead one minute later when Harry Kane nodded in Ivan Perisic’s flicked header from a corner kick. It was also the 1,000th Premier League goal scored by Tottenham at home.
New agreement Late in the game, Richarlison came off the bench and nearly scored his first goal for the club, but he missed the target.
Spurs withstood late pressure from the opponent to secure their second league victory in three games this season.
“It’s been a fantastic nine or 10 years in the Premier League. Hopefully many more years to go. I always love scoring,” Kane said when asked about moving past Aguero’s mark.