Kane & Son level iconic Arsenal duo in PL record books

Kane & Son level iconic Arsenal duo in PL record books

Tottenham’s victory over Burnley this evening saw Harry Kane and Heung-min Son etch their names further into the history books of the Premier League.

Son makes the difference

Jose Mourinho’s men made the trip to Turf Moor a short time ago, for the club’s latest league outing.

Spurs headed into proceedings in search of a bounce-back result, having thrown away a 3-goal advantage to eventually stumble to a point versus West Ham last weekend.

With the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United having all dropped points over the last 48 hours, though, the Lilywhites were no doubt fully aware of how significant a 3-point haul in Lancashire could prove.

And, when all was said and done, secure a win was exactly what Tottenham managed.

A hard-fought affair, during which clear-cut chances proved few and far between, was eventually decided by a solitary goal.

With 15 minutes to go at Turf Moor, Erik Lamela’s whipped corner from the right was flicked on by Harry Kane, with Heung-min Son having been on hand to nod home into the top corner of Nick Pope’s goal:

Tottenham’s dynamic duo

As outlined above, meanwhile, as well as proving the key moment in securing a testing 3 points for Spurs, Son’s goal tonight also marked a significant one in the Premier League’s record books.

In combining versus Burnley, Harry Kane and Heung-min Son, as a duo, moved into joint-2nd on the all-time list when it comes to direct goal contributions.

The pair have matched the tallies of both Robert Pires and Thierry Henry, and David Silva and Sergio Aguero.

The only duo to have ever combined for more Premier League goals than Kane and Son are now Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba:

A couple of other interesting statistics to have surfaced on the back of tonight’s action at Turf Moor are also showcased below:

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This article was edited by Josh Barker.

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Mohamed Salah6/4 6/4 5/6
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Carlos Vinicius5/2 5/2 13/8
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2 Manchester City FC 18 18 38
3 Leicester City FC 19 14 38
4 Liverpool FC 18 16 34
5 Tottenham Hotspur FC 18 16 33
6 Everton FC 17 7 32
7 West Ham United FC 19 5 32
8 Chelsea FC 19 10 29
9 Southampton FC 18 5 29
10 Arsenal FC 19 4 27
11 Aston Villa FC 16 11 26
12 Leeds United 18 -4 23
13 Crystal Palace FC 19 -11 23
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 19 -8 22
15 Newcastle United FC 18 -12 19
16 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 19 -7 17
17 Burnley FC 17 -13 16
18 Fulham FC 18 -12 12
19 West Bromwich Albion 19 -28 11
20 Sheffield United FC 19 -22 5
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Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 13
Kane, Harry Tottenham Hotspur FC 12
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur FC 12
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United FC 11
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City FC 11
Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 11
Bamford, Patrick Leeds United 10
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace FC 8
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United FC 8
Rashford, Marcus Manchester United FC 7
Ings, Danny Southampton FC 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion FC 7
Lacazette, Alexandre Arsenal FC 7
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 6
Maddison, James Leicester City FC 6
Watkins, Ollie Aston Villa FC 6
Barnes, Harvey Leicester City FC 6
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Grealish, Jack Aston Villa FC 5
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City FC 5