Wayne Rooney ‘s Premier League record has been broken by Harry Kane after the England captain scored in Tottenham’s 2-0 win against Thursday.
It was the perfect match for Tottenham as they beat Brighton 2-0 while Arsenal slipped at home to Liverpool , and even better for Harry Kane .
The England captain made amends earlier and scored Tottenham’s second to add to Cristian Romero’s opener to give Spurs the lead.
Harry Kane ‘s goal was the one that gave Kane an impressive milestone, as he broke Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record .
Kane has now scored the most goals in Premier League history with a total of 95 goals, and has done so in just 139 appearances, beating Rooney’s previous record of 94 goals.
What is even more impressive is that Harry Kane has managed 104 fewer games than Wayne Rooney .
It is understandable that the Tottenham star was delighted with the milestone, as he said after his team won.
“I’m very happy to get the goal and help the team win the game. Milestones are great especially away, it’s always hard to know. You can do it year after year against tough opponents which is great, but it’s all about the team and working hard,” said Harry Kane , quoted by Mirror UK, Thursday.
Antonio Conte has brought Harry Kane back to his best, and the Italian coach also praised his achievements.
“It’s a great achievement for him, but we are talking about a world-class striker,” Conte said.
The match is against Brighton on Thursday, It was an important win for Tottenham after they were beaten 3-2 against Manchester United.
“I’m very happy for the good performance and because we got the three points.” Conte said proud of his team.
Tottenham will face West Ham who are also vying for a place in the top four, and Harry Kane knows they will face a tough test on Sunday.
“West Ham are up there in pursuit of the top four, it will be a very difficult game and very important for the momentum going into the international break.” Kane said.
Tottenham will take on West Ham in their next match on Sunday, and will be fighting for 4th place in the Premier League table