The partnership between Harry Kane and Son Heung-min is creating into essentially the most prolific in Premier League historical past.
Son headed in from Kane’s flick-on to safe a 1-0 win at Burnley on Monday, making it the twenty ninth time they’ve mixed for a purpose. It was the ninth time in six league matches this season alone.
“They’re high gamers however shut buddies,”Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho mentioned. “No jealousy.”Solely Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba have linked up for extra extra targets — 36 — within the Premier League throughout their time at Chelsea.
Moments earlier than establishing the one purpose at Turf Moor, Kane cleared off the road to disclaim Burnley defender James Tarkowski.
Whereas Spurs secured a 3rd league away win because of Son’s tenth purpose in 9 video games in all competitions, the house kind has allow them to down. Solely two factors have been collected in North London after the group threw away profitable positions in stoppage time in two matches.
Tottenham, which didn’t handle a shot on course within the first half at Burnley, moved as much as fifth within the standings and didn’t even want Gareth Bale being deployed from the bench.
“We’ve dropped factors the place we shouldn’t have this season so we’ve nonetheless bought lots to study, however nights like this may positively give us that confidence,” Kane mentioned.”We’re simply on the stage the place we’ve been so shut for thus a few years and I feel the additions this season have given us extra leaders on the pitch and made us extra skilled.”Burnley is caught on one level.
WEST BROM WINLESSWest Bromwich remains to be looking for its first win however Karlan Grant did rescue a 3rd level of the season by equalizing for a 1-1 draw at Brighton.
Brighton took the lead 5 minutes earlier than halftime when an tried clearance from Branislav Ivanovic rebounded off Jake Livermore and into the again of the online.
However West Brom’s second-half stress paid off when Grant turned a ball from Callum Robinson previous goalkeeper Mat Ryan within the 83rd minute to clinch the purpose.
Grant joined West Brom from Huddersfield within the offseason after netting 19 targets within the second-tier Championship final season.
“The best way he smashed it was good for him,” West Brom supervisor Slaven Bilic mentioned, “and good for us.”Brighton is 2 factors higher off than West Brom with 5 factors.
“We created some possibilities, we created some alternatives and we have to keep it up with that after which we have now to study a bit extra in regards to the second half and what we are able to do some bit higher,”Brighton supervisor Graham Potter mentioned.”However once more I feel it’s a must to credit score West Brom as a result of they performed higher and had been behind within the sport however can have that mentality, so (there’s) lots for us to enhance on.”