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Kane aiming to extend perfect scoring record

7 Nov 2019
Harry Kane, Spurs

Spurs striker has netted against every Premier League club he has faced and can now add Blades to the list

Harry Kane can extend a unique Premier League scoring record when Tottenham Hotspur host Sheffield United on Saturday.

Chris Wilder's Blades will be the 29th different Premier League side Kane has faced and the Spurs frontman has found the net against all previous 28.

Kane is the only player in Premier League history to have a flawless record.

He sits ahead of four-time Golden Boot winner Thierry Henry, who netted against 34 of the 35 opponents he met during his two spells at Arsenal - Swansea City the only side who kept him at bay.

Sergio Aguero of Manchester City has also only failed to score against one team, boasting a 96.9 per cent success rate.

Bolton Wanderers were the only team to stand between the Argentinian and a perfect score.

Top scoring % v opponents faced
Player Teams faced* Scored against %
Harry Kane 28 28 100
Thierry Henry 35 34 97.1
Sergio Aguero 32 31 96.9
Andrew Cole 40 38 95.0
Alan Shearer 39 37 94.9
Chris Armstrong 32 30 93.8
Jermain Defoe 40 37 92.5
Robin van Persie 36 33 91.7
Diego Costa 23 21 91.3
Fernando Torres 32 29 90.6

*minimum 20 teams faced 

When it comes to netting against the highest number of different Premier League opponents overall, Frank Lampard has been the most successful.

During a playing career spanning 609 Premier League appearances and 177 goals for West Ham United, Chelsea and Man City, the Blues head coach Lampard scored against 39 different teams.

Most different opponents scored against
Player Scored against
Frank Lampard  39
Andrew Cole  38
Alan Shearer  37
Jermain Defoe  37
Wayne Rooney  36

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