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New Premier League attendance record set as brilliant Kane sinks Liverpool at Wembley

Harry Kane scored a brace and assisted as Spurs went level on points with Manchester United with a dominant three goal win.

Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - Premier League - Wembley Stadium Harry Kane celebrates scoring his second on Sunday. Source: John Walton

TOTTENHAM EXTENDED THEIR unbeaten run to eleven games in all competitions on Sunday evening, as a brace from Harry Kane inspired his side towards a dominant 4-1 win against a Liverpool side who now have just one league win in six.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side raced into a two goal lead after just 12 minutes thanks in no small part to a catastrophic performance from Dejan Lovren, which resulted in the defender being brought off after just half an hour.

Kane set Spurs going after only four minutes when he pounced on a loose ball into the penalty area which Lovren failed to head clear at the first attempt. The England striker capitalised on the lapse in concentration to nudge the ball past Simon Mignolet.

The hosts’ lead was doubled just eight minutes later when Kane broke on the counter following another Lovren mistake, before crossing to Heung-Min Son inside the box.

The South Korean international made no mistake and fired past Mignolet first time with a sweet strike to make it 2-0.

Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - Premier League - Wembley Stadium Emre Can and Dele Alli battle for possession. Source: Adam Davy

Mohamed Salah halved the deficit 12 minutes later in the midst of a frantic opening half an hour. Jordan Henderson dispossed Kane on halfway before putting the ball on a plate for the Egyptian inside the penalty area.

Salah swept the ball past Hugo Lloris, however Spurs’ two goal cushion was restored before the half concluded after Emre Can was penalised for a needless foul in stoppage time.

The resulting free-kick saw Dele Alli capitalise on Joel Matip’s poor attempted clearance before striking a fine effort past Mignolet.

Liverpool tried to take the front foot in the second half, however Spurs were visibly in their element in front of a capacity crowd of 80,827 at Wembley — a new Premier League record.

Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - Premier League - Wembley Stadium Harry Kane scores his second goal for Tottenham. Source: John Walton

Kane wrapped up the win after 56 minutes to register his 8th Premier League goal in just nine starts this season — the 24 year old again predatory inside the six yard box.

Roberto Firmino did well to keep a first attempt from Jan Vertonghen off the line following a poor punch clear from his goalkeeper. Kane was on hand to pounce and slot the ball into an empty net for his second of the evening.

Spurs are now level on points with Manchester United in third spot, trailing Jose Mourinho’s side on goal difference.

Sunday’s victory was their fourth consecutive Premier League win as the club extends its impressive unbeaten run to 11 games across all competitions — their last defeat coming over two months ago at the end of August.

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