Kane scores 4 as EPL runner-up Tottenham routs Leicester 6-1

Kane scores 4 as EPL runner-up Tottenham routs Leicester 6-1

HARRY Kane was in buoyant mood after bagging four goals in a 6-1 demolition of title holders Leicester which put him in pole position to win the coveted Golden Boot award once again.

It was his 24th of the season in the Premier League, same with Everton's Romelu Lukaku, and one more goal above Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez.

Son Heung-min also scored fine goals either side of half-time, volleying in Dele Alli's masterful pass, and bending in from 25 yards after a swift counter-attack.

Kane has now scored 96 goals for Spurs at the age of just 23, and is the first Tottenham player since Jimmy Greaves in 1968/69 to score four hat-tricks in a season. But it's true that Harry Kane is our main striker and one of the best in the world.

'I'm not resting on my laurels, and I'll go to Hull looking to get four more hopefully'.

"I wanted to get one or two goals at least and take it (the battle for the Golden Boot) to the final game", the England striker told Sky Sports after firing Spurs ahead and rifling in a second half hat-trick.

England global Kane, who faces Hull on Sunday, told Sky Sports 1: "I've been thinking a lot about getting on the scoresheet this week". The England global scored four goals away to Leicester last night to move top of the pile heading into the final weekend of the season.

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Tottenham have already secured a second place finish in the Premier League, but Pochettino's team are still determined to take six points from their last two games, with an away fixture against Hull City to come on Sunday.

"We talk about, 'If Tottenham are in the Champions League, it will be more attractive.' But then it's all about if you pay or not when we talk about top players", Pochettino said. 'When they scored the third goal I didn't see enough desire to defend as a team it drained us of any belief.

After missing out on the title last season, Spurs fell apart and ended the season with an embarrassing 5-1 defeat at relegated Newcastle.

Kane has now scored more club goals against Leicester than any other side (10).

Who will win the battle for the Premier League golden boot? You get beat 6-1, there are no positives'.

After an impressive campaign at White Hart Lane, a number of Spurs players are said to have emerged as targets for fellow Premier League clubs. He was out of action from Week 7 to Week 12 because of an ankle injury suffered against Millwall in the FA Cup but came back to score five goals in just four games straight after that break. The latter then put the ball in the back of the net after some good build up but it was ruled out for offside.

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