Harry Kane equalled Thierry Henry’s record for the most goals scored in Premier League London derbies as Tottenham beat Fulham 2-1.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg opened the scoring in the first half and former Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno kept the score respectable with several fine saves.
Kane was able to double Spurs’ advantage after tapping home from close range, with the goal also taking him third in the competition’s all-time scoring chart.
Fulham were not done though, Aleksander Mitrovic scoring for the fourth consecutive game, though it proved to merely be a consolation.
Spurs had the ball in the net after just 10 minutes, Son firing a cross into the area that went all the way through and past Leno, but the offside flag was raised due offside team-mates in the middle.
The South Korean came close again shortly after the half hour mark, latching onto Kane’s chipped pass over the Fulham defence to control with his chest but striking the crossbar with his attempt.
The breakthrough came five minutes before the break, Spurs winning possession with the press and Hojbjerg playing a neat one-two with Richarlison before driving a low effort into the far corner.
In the second half, Leno had to be alert to deny Ryan Sessegnon from netting against his former side and was again required to prevent Son’s deflected effort.
With 15 minutes remaining, Kane tapped into the empty net to score his 43rd Premier League goal in a London derby.
The action was not done though, Mitrovic maintaining his scoring run before Richarlison saw a late goal ruled out for offside.
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