Harry Kane finds form
Harry Kane had a rather slow start at the European Championships this summer.
The Tottenham star entered the competition at the back of a bubbling club campaign that saw him hack both the most goals and the most assists in the Premier League.
As a result, there were a lot of expectations that Kane would be an integral part of England’s success this summer.
In the Euro 2020 group stage, however, Kane would not find the net in all three matches, with the Three Lions’ only goal instead coming from Raheem Sterling.
But in the knockout rounds, Kane finally finished his channel and scored some important goals – the first of which was England’s second in a historic 16 victory over Germany.
Kane would then push a brace as England hammered Ukraine 4-0 in the quarter-finals.
Harry Kane is good and really BACK! 👑
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Then on Wednesday, Kane netted a goal that will no doubt live long in the memory of all English fans.
Gareth Southgate and co. would be led to extra time by Denmark. However, Raheem Sterling would win a penalty shortly before the end of the first half extra time.
Kane would step up and though, while missing the penalty, rebound to send England into their first ever European Championship final.
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Harry Kane can overtake Gary Lineker vs Italy
His winning goal at Wembley etched Kane’s name in the history books for another reason.
The Spurs striker has now scored 10 goals in major tournaments for England – four this summer at six and the 2018 World Cup.
This means that Kane is now tied to Gary Lineker for most goals in England at major tournaments.
So if he scores Sunday against Italy, Kane will be England’s top scorer all the time at major tournaments.