Kane makes history in Spurs win over Chelsea in Carabao Cup

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/01/2019

Harry Kane makes history in Tottenham Hotspurs 1-0 win over London rivals Chelsea in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday night at Wembley.

The 25-year-old England international scored the only goal of the encounter from the penalty spot shortly before the half-hour mark after Kepa Arrizabalaga had clattered into him as Mauricio Pochettino’s side are chasing their first trophy since winning the 2008 League Cup at the expense of the Blues.

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Kane became the first Tottenham player to score 20-plus goals in five successive seasons and also the first time North London outfit have won three consecutive matches against Chelsea in all competitions since a run of five between March 1961 and September 1963.

Kane was making his first League Cup start in 1204 days, dating back to 2015 and the striker notch his seven goals in his last six appearances made him Spurs' fourth all-time highest scorer with 160 goals.

Three Lion skipper reached 100 Tottenham goals against Everton in September 2017, 100 Premier League goals at Liverpool in February 2018 and moved ahead of Jermain Defoe (143) into the Club's all-time top five with a double at Huddersfield on 29 September.

Kane needs 15 goals to overhaul Martin Chivers and take his place in the Club's all-time top three.