History-maker Harry! Kane is now the all-time Premier League goalscorer in north London derbies as he breaks Arsenal legend Thierry Henry’s record with his 44th goal… as Tottenham talisman also becomes the first player to score 100 top-flight away goals!
- Harry Kane has become the first player to score 100 away goals in the league
- He has also broken the goalscoring record in all Premier League London derbies
- He claimed the accolade with a penalty in the first-half against Arsenal
- The effort brings his tally in London derbies to 44 – one ahead of Henry
Harry Kane has become the leading goalscorer in all Premier League London derbies after overtaking Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
The England captain also became the first player to score 100 away goals in the league after netting a penalty in the first-half of the North London derby on Saturday.
The Spurs striker stepped up and tucked the ball past Aaron Ramsdale after Richarlison had been brought down in the box.
Harry Kane has become the first player to score 100 away goals in the Premier League
The Spurs striker stepped up to tuck a penalty past Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsdale on Saturday
Kane had been tied on 43 London derby goals with Arsenal legend Henry, but has now overtaken the Frenchman with his goal at the Emirates.
He became the first player in league history to reach 100 away goals in the league, with Wayne Rooney’s 94 coming closest to challenging the current England captain.
Kane now boasts an impressive tally of 14 North London derby goals in 18 appearances during his time at Spurs – yet another record he claims.
It was a well-taken penalty from the Spurs captain, who sent his effort down the throat of the goal as Ramsdale dived to his right.
The effort brought Spurs level with their local rivals midway through the first-half
Kane has become the leading goalscorer in all Premier League London derbies
The goal came at a crucial time for Tottenham who were 1-0 down in the match following Thomas Partey’s opener.
The Ghanaian midfielder received the ball on the outside of the box and let a first-time effort fly, which nestled into the top corner of Hugo Lloris’ goal.
Just ten minutes later, Spurs were level thanks to Kane’s effort.
Kane currently has 190 goals in the Premier League and is just 70 behind the impressive record held by Alan Shearer.