Kane becomes top scorer in North London derby by scoring 250th career goal

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Tottenham captain Harry Kane became the top scorer in North London derby history with his first-half goal against Arsenal on Sunday.

The England international threw the ball over the bottom of the crossbar to round off a counterattack in the clash at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in which the Spurs opened a 2-0 lead.

That was Kane’s 11th goal against Spurs’ bitter rivals Arsenal in all competitions, seeing him take over from Emmanuel Adebayor and Bobby Smith (10 each) as the most prolific player of the day.

Robert Pires and Alan Sunderland are next on the list, both scoring eight times in the grudge match.

The powerful album also brought up Kane’s 250th career goal for club and country, with exactly 100 of those who come home for Tottenham.

He has scored 202 goals for Tottenham usually, 151 of the Premier League, and one more 32 for England.

Of the 151 goals scored in the top flight for England, 92 have come from Kane’s right foot, 34 with his left, 24 with his head spirit one by other means.

The goal against Arsenal was the 133º has scored from within the area in the Premier League, meanwhile, including 22 penalties.

Kane was somewhat less prolific in the early days of his career, scoring nine times for Millwall, five times for Leyton Orient spirit twice for Leicester City, all those during loan periods.

The fit forward had passed Son Heung-min for Tottenham’s first goal against Arsenal: his 10th assist in 11 Premier League games that term, equaling Mesut Ozil’s record set in 2015-16 for the fastest player to reach that count.

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