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Harry's derby goals, 13 home wins on the trot and a new goals mark in the PL...

Posted on 2 May 2017  - 18:00

The team continues to set Club bests this season - with another new mark, most goals in a Premier League season, achieved in the 2-0 win against Arsenal.

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HARRY'S DERBY GOALS

Harry Kane became the first Spur to score in five-successive league derbies against Arsenal when he struck home from the penalty spot to secure victory against the Gunners on Sunday.

He's also now the Spur with the most goals against Arsenal in the Premier League era with his six in five - so far!

His run started with his double at the Lane on February 7, 2015.

Harry's goals v Arsenal:
Spurs 2-1 Arsenal - Feb 7, 2015 - Kane 2
Arsenal 1-1 Spurs - Nov 8, 2015 - Kane
Spurs 2-2 Arsenal - Mar 5, 2016 - Alderweireld, Kane
Arsenal 1-1 Spurs - Nov 8, 2016 - Kane
Spurs 2-0 Arsenal - Apr 30, 2017 - Dele, Kane

Les Allen scored in four-successive north London derbies in the old First Division back in 1960-61, Jimmy Greaves struck in three on the trot in 1963-64, Clive Allen scored in both legs and then the replay of the League Cup semi-final in 1987 while more recently, Jermaine Jenas scored in both legs of the League Cup semi-final and then a Premier League game in 2008 and Rafa van der Vaart scored in three Premier League games on the spin in 2010-11.

MOST GOALS IN A PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON

Our two goals against Arsenal took us to 71 in the Premier League and with four games remaining, that overtakes our previous best of 69 goals scored last season.

Our best Premier League goals totals:
2016-17 - 71 in 34 matches so far
2015-16 - 69 goals in 38 matches
2009-10 - 67 goals in 38 matches
2007-08 - 66 goals in 38 matches
2011-12 - 66 goals in 38 matches
2012-13 - 66 goals in 38 matches

13 HOME LEAGUE WINS ON THE TROT -
SECOND BEST IN CLUB HISTORY

Sunday's win over Arsenal on Sunday made it 13 successive home victories in the Premier League - now the second-best sequence of league home wins in the Club's history.

The record remains 14 consecutive home victories in the old Division One in 1987. That run was over two seasons, the first nine at the end of the memorable 1986-87 campaign before another five at the start of 1987-88.

Our current run of 13 has already toppled the previous best in the Premier League set at eight in 2009, again set across two seasons.

CONSECUTIVE LEAGUE HOME WINS - STATS

14 wins - Division One, 1986-87/1987-88 - started against Aston Villa on January 24, 1987 through to Sheffield Wednesday on October 3, 1987. The run was ended by defeat against Arsenal on October 18, 1987.

13 wins - Premier League - 2016-17 - our current run started with the 3-2 thriller against West Ham on November 19, 2016.

12 wins - Division Two, 1919-20 - this run began against Leicester City on September 1, 1919 through to Stockport on January 17, 1920. It was ended by a draw against Blackpool on February 14, 1920.

11 wins - Division One - 1921-22 - sequence began against Bradford on Boxing Day, 1921 through to a win against Blackburn on April 29, 1922. It was ended by a draw against Cardiff in the first game of the 1922-23 season on August 26 1922.

RESULTS - 13 STRAIGHT HOME WINS IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE - 2016-17

1 - Nov 19, 2016 - 3-2 v West Ham - Kane 2, Winks
2 - Dec 3, 2016 - 5-0 v Swansea - Eriksen 2, Kane 2, Son
3 - Dec 14, 2016 - 3-0 v Hull - Eriksen 2, Wanyama
4 - Dec 18, 2016 - 2-1 v Burnley - Dele, Rose
5 - Jan 4, 2017 - 2-0 v Chelsea - Dele 2
6 - Jan 14, 2017 - 4-0 v West Brom - Kane 3, OG
7 - Feb 4, 2017 - 1-0 v Middlesbrough - Kane
8 - Feb 26, 2017 - 4-0 v Stoke - Kane 3, Dele
9 - Mar 5, 2017 - 3-2 v Everton - Kane 2, Dele
10 - Mar 19, 2017 - 2-1 v Southampton - Eriksen, Dele
11 - Apr 8, 2017 - 4-0 v Watford - Son 2, Dele, Dier
12 - Apr 15, 2017 - 4-0 v Bournemouth - Dembele, Son, Kane, Janssen
13 - April 30, 2017 - 2-0 v Arsenal - Dele, Kane

Our previous best in the Premier League era was eight straight wins across two seasons - 2008-09/2009-10 - and started against Middlesbrough on March 4, 2009 though to Birmingham City on August 29, 2009. It ended with a loss against Manchester United on September 12, 2009.