Kane hits hat-trick as Spurs produce West Brom

Harry Kane had 11 shots in all opposite West Brom

Harry Kane had 11 shots in all opposite West Brom

Harry Kane struck a hat-trick as Tottenham changed second in a Premier League list with a arrangement of sum prevalence opposite West Brom during White Hart Lane.

Spurs equalled their bar record of 6 true Premier League wins with palliate as they set about dismantling their visitors, aggregation 10 shots and 78% possession by half-time.

Kane smartly carried Christian Eriksen’s neat by round in off a upright, before Eriksen’s possess bid went in around Gareth McAuley.

England striker Kane – who became a father this week – was a continued hazard and he incited in Kyle Walker’s low cross, before completing his three-way with a low finish opposite Ben Foster.

There was one black symbol for Spurs in a form of an damage to Jan Vertonghen, that trainer Mauricio Pochettino pronounced “looks bad”.

But his side are now arrangement genuine movement and they simply outclassed Tony Pulis’ Baggies, who stay eighth.

  • Relive Harry Kane’s hat-trick opposite West Brom

Unstoppable Tottenham

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Alan Shearer and Phil Neville were in hit during half-time on Twitter over a chances Harry Kane was incompetent to convert

Mauricio Pochettino’s 9 changes from a FA Cup win during Aston Villa returned Spurs to a choice that flog joining leaders Chelsea usually underneath dual weeks ago.

Understandable, then, that his side bristled with appetite and confidence. Eriksen and Dele Alli bounced around in midfield; Kyle Walker and Danny Rose constantly stayed modernized from full-back.

The high positions Walker and Rose took adult saw West Brom’s far-reaching group Nacer Chadli and Matt Phillips pinned back, ensuring a divided side could not shun in a early exchanges.

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By half-time a normal positions taken adult showed Tottenham’s full-backs – Rose (3) and Walker (2) – were personification high adult a pitch, while West Brom struggled to spend time in Tottenham’s half

It pennyless a Baggies, who should have been some-more than dual down during a mangle with Kane usually anticipating a net once from 7 first-half shots. The England striker was brilliantly denied on 3 occasions by Foster – who finished 8 saves in all.

Even opposite a side set adult to perplex them, Pochettino’s group never looked like they would be brief of answers as they scored 4 goals for a third time in 4 joining games.

There will be concern, however, over a damage to Vertonghen. He looked distraught after rolling his ankle in a second half and would seem a vital doubt to face Manchester City subsequent week.

Daddy Kane’s ideal week

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Kane overwhelmed a round 9 times in a West Brom area while a Baggies’ whole group usually managed 7 touches in Spurs’ box

“The week has been a whirlwind carrying a small daughter – to finish it off like this is a best approach possible,” pronounced Kane afterwards.

The 23-year-old called Tottenham’s common arrangement “outstanding”, and his possess efforts were usually that.

But Kane’s life is positively finished easier by a artistic work on a flanks of Walker and Rose, and a deception and unconstrained support using from Alli and Eriksen.

Eriksen’s impact can tend to be somewhat overlooked, given a a concentration on England internationals Kane and Alli, though a Dane has now combined 59 chances this deteriorate – 29 some-more than his subsequent many inclusive team-mate.

Kane was clearly in a mood to make use of this considerable support, and competence simply have scored some-more than 3 – he finished a day with 11 shots.

But there is no jealous that his ability to make space in a box offers those around him a ideal target, and he now has 62 Premier League goals – reaching 60 faster than any Spurs actor has finished before.

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Vertonghen’s damage was a vital disastrous on an glorious day for Tottenham

Threadbare Baggies?

Pulis certified his side simply “weren’t on it” during White Hart Lane and referenced a opening in category and points between seventh place in a Premier League and a tip six.

The oppressive law is Kane alone bettered a whole West Brom group for touches in a antithesis area.

“We need to urge and we are perplexing very, really tough behind a scenes to do that,” pronounced Pulis afterwards.

January signings seem unavoidable then, not that there is need for panic with such a plain top-half position.

Pulis stressed that striker Saido Berahino – related with Stoke – does not need to be sole in sequence for him to recruit. But design a Baggies to make signings, with left-back maybe one area of regard as once again Chris Brunt was forced to fill in during White Hart Lane.

Man of a compare – Harry Kane

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Kane now has 12 joining goals, creation him a heading English scorer in a tip tier – he managed 11 shots, anticipating a aim 7 times and, divided from goal, he won 7 of 10 duels contested

Penalty-box Harry – The stats we need

  • Kane has now scored 94% of his Premier League goals for Tottenham inside a box (58 of 62).
  • The better for West Brom outlines their joint-heaviest Premier League better underneath Tony Pulis (along with 4-0 v Manchester City in Oct 2016).
  • The Baggies conceded some-more than twice in a Premier League divided diversion for a initial time given 16 Jan final year – 364 days ago (3-0 v Southampton).
  • The past 10 Premier League goals scored by Tottenham players have been netted by Harry Kane or Dele Alli (five each).
  • No actor has scored some-more Premier League hat-tricks for Tottenham than Harry Kane (three, turn with Robbie Keane and Jermain Defoe).
  • Only Kevin de Bruyne (nine) has supposing some-more assists than Christian Eriksen in a Premier League this season.

‘The biggest opening to seventh’ – What a managers said

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Tottenham 4-0 West Brom: Mauricio Pochettino praises ‘fantastic’ Harry Kane

Tottenham trainer Mauricio Pochettino: “It was a good performance. We are arrangement a good maturity. The group schooled a lot from final deteriorate and we [have] really good momentum. If we wish to quarrel and plea for large things we need to follow performances like Chelsea with this one.”

West Brom manager Tony Pulis: “We usually weren’t on it. Spurs were really good. You have to be on it opposite these teams. We were miles off it and it’s disappointing. They have genuine quality. The tip 6 in a Premier League this year, it could be a biggest opening ever to seventh, that’s how distant forward of a rest of us they are.”

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West Brom will not sell Berahino to ‘suit him’

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Tottenham transport to Manchester City in a pivotal diversion during a tip of a list for a day’s late kick-off on Saturday. West Brom horde Sunderland during 15:00 GMT.

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Match ends, Tottenham Hotspur 4, West Bromwich Albion 0.

Second Half ends, Tottenham Hotspur 4, West Bromwich Albion 0.

Foul by Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur).

Claudio Yacob (West Bromwich Albion) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Hal Robson-Kanu (West Bromwich Albion).

Hand round by Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur).

Substitution, West Bromwich Albion. Sam Field replaces Matt Phillips.

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Son Heung-Min replaces Harry Kane.

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Harry Winks replaces Mousa Dembélé.

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 4, West Bromwich Albion 0. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a centre of a box to a bottom left corner. Assisted by Dele Alli.

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 3, West Bromwich Albion 0. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a centre of a box to a centre of a goal. Assisted by Kyle Walker.

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by James McClean (West Bromwich Albion).

Attempt blocked. Hal Robson-Kanu (West Bromwich Albion) left footed shot from a centre of a box is blocked.

Foul by Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspur).

Claudio Yacob (West Bromwich Albion) wins a giveaway flog on a left wing.

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Craig Dawson (West Bromwich Albion).

Foul by Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspur).

Gareth McAuley (West Bromwich Albion) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Attempt saved. Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outward a box is saved in a bottom left corner. Assisted by Christian Eriksen.

Gareth McAuley (West Bromwich Albion) is shown a yellow card.

Attempt missed. Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outward a box is too high. Assisted by Christian Eriksen.

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Ben Davies replaces Jan Vertonghen since of an injury.

Jonas Olsson (West Bromwich Albion) is shown a yellow label for a bad foul.

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a giveaway flog on a left wing.

Foul by Jonas Olsson (West Bromwich Albion).

Substitution, West Bromwich Albion. Hal Robson-Kanu replaces Nacer Chadli.

Foul by Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur).

Craig Dawson (West Bromwich Albion) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Attempt saved. Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outward a box is saved in a bottom left corner. Assisted by Harry Kane.

Attempt saved. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outward a box is saved in a centre of a goal. Assisted by Dele Alli.

Attempt saved. Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outward a box is saved in a bottom left corner. Assisted by Victor Wanyama.

Attempt missed. Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from outward a box misses to a right following a corner.

Attempt saved. Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a centre of a box is saved in a bottom left corner. Assisted by Harry Kane.

Attempt missed. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a centre of a box misses to a left. Assisted by Christian Eriksen following a corner.

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Jonas Olsson.

Attempt blocked. Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a right side of a box is blocked.

Substitution, West Bromwich Albion. James McClean replaces Chris Brunt.

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