Soccer News: Premier League data dive: Kane keeps scoring as Tottenham lead

    Harry Kane hit the mark again as Tottenham’s excellent start to the Premier League season continued with a 2-0 win over Everton on Saturday.

    Kane’s penalty just before the hour mark at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium means he has scored in each of his last five Premier League appearances for Antonio Conte’s side, his longest scoring streak in the competition.

    Wolves beat Nottingham Forest 1-0 and Fulham and Bournemouth drew 2-2 at Craven Cottage. Meanwhile, Leicester City and Crystal Palace drew 0-0 at King Power Stadium.

    Here, Stats Perform selects the best facts from the Premier League’s daytime action.

    Tottenham 2-0 Everton: Lampard’s side punished by Kane again

    Tottenham stepped over the line against a hard-fought Everton at the end of the game of the day, meaning Conte’s side have amassed 23 points in 10 league games. This is their highest point total at this stage of the top division campaign since 1963-64 (24 points – including three points for a win).

    Kane’s first goal from a penalty was his 14th Premier League goal against Everton, with Leicester being the only side he scored against more often (18).

    The England captain has scored 30 of 34 penalties for Tottenham in the Premier League, becoming only the fourth player to score 30+ penalties for a single team in the competition after Frank Lampard (41 for Chelsea), Alan Shearer (37 for Newcastle) ) and Steven Gerrard (32 for Liverpool).

    Everton, second-placed to Pierre-Émile Høibjerg, have won only two of Lampard’s 14 away Premier League matches (D3 L9) and lost two against Tottenham (also 5-0 in March).

    Wolves 1-0 Nottingham Forest: hosts win on penalties

    It was the story of two penalties at Molina as the Wolves edged out fellow wrestlers Forest.

    The hosts ended a 370-minute Premier League goalless streak thanks to a second-half penalty from Rubén Neves – only Raúl Jiménez (seven) has scored more goals from penalties in English top flight history than the Portuguese (six). .

    Brennan Johnson then missed a chance to equalize, becoming the first Forest player to miss a penalty in the Premier League since Stuart Pearce against Coventry City in December 1994.

    His attempt was saved by José Sá, who has now missed each of the last two penalties he faced in the Premier League, having conceded nine of the previous 10 he faced in the competition (one hit the post).

    Fulham 2-2 Bournemouth: Mitrovic secures a point for Cottagers

    Fulham snapped a run of 18 straight home defeats in the Premier League by conceding the first goal when they played out an interesting draw against Bournemouth.

    Dominic Solanke has led the away side with five goals (two goals, three assists) in his last five Premier League games. This is already his best performance in a single campaign in the competition.

    Issa Diop equalized with the hosts before Jefferson Lerma restored Bournemouth’s lead with a classy finish. However, Aleksandar Mitrovic scored a point for his team from the penalty spot.

    The Serbian international has scored five of his seven Premier League goals this season in five appearances for Craven Cottage – as many goals as he has scored in the previous 30 home matches in the tournament combined.

    Leicester City 0-0 Crystal Palace: Foxes are in trouble.

    A dismal goalless draw at the King Power Stadium means Leicester have picked up just five points in 10 Premier League games this season.

    With three points for an all-time win, it was only in 1983-84 that they had fewer points at this stage of the championship (two).

    It was Palace’s sixth goalless draw in the Premier League under Patrick Vieira. Indeed, they have played more goalless draws since the start of last season than any other team in the tournament.

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