England captain Kane netted on the stroke of half-time with a scientific strike from the sting of the penalty space at Craven Cottage.
Jimmy Greaves‘ Tottenham report had stood since 1970, however Kane’s first objective in his final three appearances gave him a share of the historic milestone.
Kane performed regardless of being unwell with a fever and Tottenham boss Conte admitted he’s determined to reward the selfless star with silverware.
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With no main trophy for membership and nation, Kane has been linked with Manchester United.
However Conte mentioned: “In the present day he was superb. I believe he scored a unbelievable objective, the execution, to regulate the ball, then to kick it in that means, solely a world-class striker can rating this objective.
“In regards to the spirit that I spoke earlier than, I need to underline Harry performed with a fever and he was not so good, however he needed to play as a result of he understood the second.
“He understood he’s some extent of reference for us. For positive, I wish to assist him and me, additionally his team-mates, to attempt to do one thing vital, to win one thing with Tottenham as a result of he loves Tottenham.
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“Tottenham is in his coronary heart and it ought to be good if collectively we had been capable of win one thing, as a result of then it is very important have this report, however I believe it may very well be extra vital should you win a trophy.”
Kane may break Greaves’ report in Tottenham’s subsequent match within the FA Cup fourth spherical at second tier Preston on Saturday.
It is just a matter of time earlier than Kane takes sole possession of Tottenham’s most hallowed report.
That exceptional achievement would have appeared not possible throughout a troublesome begin to his profession that featured a number of failed mortgage spells earlier than he lastly emerged as a star.
Greaves, who died aged 81 in 2021, is thought to be some of the pure objective scorers in soccer historical past.
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A member of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad, who netted 44 instances for his nation, Greaves is the best scorer in English top-flight historical past with 357 targets.
For Kane to be alongside such a legendary participant is a tribute to his predatory instincts and his perseverance.
The 29-year-old is now one in need of changing into the third participant to internet 200 Premier League targets, after Alan Shearer (260) and Wayne Rooney (208).
Kane additionally drew stage with Rooney as England’s joint report goalscorer after bagging his 53rd worldwide objective within the World Cup quarter-final defeat towards France in December.
Due to Kane’s 18th objective in all competitions this season, fifth positioned Tottenham closed the hole on fourth positioned Manchester United to 3 factors.
It was a much-needed consequence after successive defeats towards Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal broken Tottenham’s bid to qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League by way of a prime 4 end.
Conte’s workforce had conceded 21 targets of their earlier 10 league matches.
So, whereas Kane rightly took the highlight, Conte was simply as happy by his gamers’ defensive resilience.
“It was an enormous win. I had an excellent reply from my gamers. I requested them for solidity of the final season and the desire and want to struggle and to be resilient,” Conte mentioned.
Failing to show their first half strain into targets proved deadly for Fulham as Kane entered the report books in first half stoppage-time.
Turning on the sting of the Fulham space, Kane labored a yard of house earlier than curling an excellent strike previous Bernd Leno.
The record-equalling objective was met with sarcastic chants of ‘one-season surprise’ from Tottenham followers, who recalled the doubting response to his first prolific season for the membership.
Kane nearly had the outright report within the second half, however Leno tipped over his close-range header.