Harry Kane joins the all-time Premier League greats: Spurs’ season in stats
Tottenham Hotspur may have failed to catch runaway Premier League champions Chelsea, but 2017/18 has nevertheless been a breakthrough season for Mauricio Pochettino’s young squad.
Striker Harry Kane has once again led Spurs’ ascent into the Premier League’s upper reaches with a superb season, despite lengthy injury spells. And his four goals against Leicester City on Thursday night leaves him top of the Premier League goalscoring charts with a single round of matches remaining.
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But Thursday’s 6-1 thumping of Leicester wasn’t just an important night for Tottenham individuals. It was a notable improvement compared to the team’s run-in last season when – with similarly little to play for – Tottenham capitulated. There’s no sign of Spurs letting up this time, which hints at the improved attitude which could see them challenge against next season.
Tottenham are the real deal… but don’t take our word for it. Here are the most eye-catching stats after Thursday’s game, courtesy of Opta: