Kane was unable to add to his goal tally on Saturday. However, he produced another stunning performance as Jose Mourinho’s men won 2-0.
The result leaves Spurs at the top of the Premier League. And the display saw Kane extend his lead at the top of the assist charts, as he made his ninth of the campaign in the top flight.
The striker prepared Giovani Lo Celso for Tottenham’s second goal. But his overall performance against Pep Guardiola’s side was vital in helping Spurs secure three points.
This prompted Neville to name Kane as his man of the match, as he also made an important statement regarding the form he is showing under Mourinho.
“Spurs were exceptional in their defensive form against a good performance from City in the first half. In the second half, they were good in all areas. But he was absolutely exceptional. He didn’t score, but his overall performance has been so good, ”he told Sky Sports.
“There was a moment at the start of Jose Mourinho’s reign when I wondered if Harry Kane was happy watching him on the pitch, if the football was of the quality he expected,” he said. he adds. “They played great football under Pochettino. But now he’s definitely making him go. Harry Kane plays some of his best songs.
Kane seems to be more dangerous than ever. But that doesn’t prevent it from having a major impact in deeper positions.
As Whoscored.com shows, he won all three tackles he made. Only three players on the field won more.
The 27-year-old has already produced his best season for assists. It will come as no surprise that he also continues to profit from one of his prolific campaigns to date.
And as it stands, it looks like Kane’s form is going to help leave Spurs in the title mix.
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