Scotland v England: Harry Kane picks ideal time to end England barren run after Golden Boot success with Spurs

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Despite being prolific at club level, the Tottenham striker had gone over a year without a goal for his country before snatching a point off Scotland

Harry Kane ended a 575-minute run without a goal for England as he snatched a point in a 2-2 draw with Scotland.

The Tottenham striker has been prolific at club level since making the breakthrough at White Hart Lane.

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He has collected back-to-back Golden Boots in the Premier League, with a 29-goal haul in 2016-17 seeing him net at a rate of one every 87.28 minutes.

Kane had, however, endured a barren run with his country which stretched back to before Euro 2016.


Kane’s last goal for England came in a friendly clash with Turkey in May 2016.

He now has six efforts for his country, having come to the Three Lions’ rescue against Scotland.

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Despite taking the lead in a 2018 World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park, Gareth Southgate’s side fell behind to a quick-fire free-kick brace from Leigh Griffiths.

Kane has shown himself to be a deadly finisher down the years, though, and all he needed was one sight of goal in stoppage-time to ensure that the game ended all square.

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