Harry Kane helps Tottenham Hotspur to sink Manchester City and opens up the Premier League title race

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Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane has helped to blow the 2021-2022 Premier League title race wide open with two stunning goals against the league leaders, Manchester City.

The 28-year-old English striker captained Tottenham Hotspur to the Etihad Stadium to take on Manchester City that have been enjoying incredible form all season long. To the dismay of coach Pep Guardiola of City, Tottenham Hotspur took the lead in the 4th minute of the game through the boots of the club’s new signing Dejan Kulusevski.

In the 33rd minute, Ilkay Gundogan scored the equalizer for Manchester City. The goal ended the first half of the thrilling encounter in a 1-1 draw.

In the second half, Harry Kane showed Manchester City why he is worth ยฃ150 million in the transfer market by restoring Tottenham Hotspur’s lead in the 59th minute.

When coach Antonio Conte thought he would run away with a 2-1 win, Riyad Mahrez scored the equalizer in injury time to break the hearts of their visitors.

Harry Kane responded with a bigger heartbreak by scoring in the 5th additional minute to give Tottenham Hotspur a resounding 3-2 victory over Manchester City away from home.

Kaneโ€™s stats against Manchester City

Harry Kane celebrates Tottenham Hotspur win over Manchester City on Saturday.
Harry Kane celebrates Tottenham Hotspur win over Manchester City on Saturday.

During the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur earlier today, February 19, 2022, Harry Kane made Manchester City regret why they didn’t push more to sign him ahead of the 2021-2022 season.

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Recall that Manchester City made four attempts to sign Kane last summer including a โ‚ฌ150m plus add ons offer which Tottenham’s owner Daniel Levy turned down.

In his first meeting with Manchester City since the failed deal, Harry Kane completed 100 percent take-on, completed four long balls, won 3/4 aerial duels, and made three-ball recoveries.

Aside from that, the England captain created one chance, made two shots, and scored two goals. His two goals against Manchester City tonight means that Kane has been directly involved in 6 goals in his last 6 games in all competitions (5 goals and one assist).

Son Heung-min and Harry Kane continue with their unbeaten partnership

Son Heung-min and Harry Kane.

During the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, Harry Kane and Son Heung-min continued with their unbeaten partnership.

Heung-min provided an assist for Kane’s first goal to create a Premier League record that might take a long time to break.

From the 2020-2021 season to this season, Son Heung-min and Harry Kane have combined to score 16 Premier League goals. No duo in the league has ever done so well.

Harry Kane has thrown the Premier League title race wide open

With the two goals that helped Tottenham Hotspur to beat Manchester City tonight, Harry Kane has successfully thrown the Premier League title race wide open.

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The defeat has left Manchester City with 63 points in 26 games after 20 wins, three defeats, and three draws. They are topping second-placed Liverpool with just 6 points. This means that once Liverpool win their 26th Premier League game of the season, they will be just three points behind Manchester City.

If that happens, the whole world will be looking forward to April 9, 2022, when Manchester City visit Liverpool for their away game. The game might be the league title decider for this season.

Kane’s stats so far in 2021-2022 season

So far this season, Harry Kane that still have until June 30, 2024, before his contract with Tottenham Hotspur expires, has played 34 games in all competitions for Spurs.

In those games, the England international scored 15 goals and provided three assists in all competitions. While in the Premier League alone, the English star has managed to score five goals and provide 2 assists in 22 league games.

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