BPL: Harry Kane Fires Tottenham To Win Over Everton

England striker Harry Kane netted twice and produced another master class centre-forward play as Mauricio Pochettino side Tottenham defeated Everton to close the gap group leaders Chelsea to seven points.

The former Norwich city striker is now the leading scorer in the English Premier League with 19 goals, and has found net 14 times in 12 league and cup matches in 2017.

The 23-year-old forward gave Tottenham the lead in the 20th minute when he unleashed a deadly strike from 20 yards that beat Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles at his near post.

The former Leicester City forward strike second came after the half-time. Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele caught new signing midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin dawdling on the ball, allowing midfielder Dele Alli to poke a pass through to his team-mate. The host forward then applied a side foot finish, past the Spanish goalkeeper.

Harry Kane's opposite number Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku had struggled for service up until the 81st minute when he netted with the Toffees' second effort on target.

Midfielder Kevin Miralles played a paas to the Belgian, who has given a clear sight on goal after defender Jan Vertonghen slipped. Striker Lukaku kept his composure to slot in.

A agitated finish saw both timing defences exposed. Midfielder Alli ghosted past his markers to poke in Harry Wink's free-kick and make the score-line 3-1. And with seconds remaining, Everton substitute striker Enner Valencia beat the off side trap to tap in midfielder Ross Barkley's set- piece from the right.

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