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Practice makes perfect.
By easing previous Bulgaria 4-0 to maintain their hold near the very top of Group 23,, england strolled to a different Euro 2020 qualifying success
The goal of Raheem Sterling helped the 3 Lions.
So is it by luck he hits the back of the internet, the Tottenham striker has converted nine since the start of this 2017-18 season?
“I work quite a bit on it,” Kane told BBC Radio 5 Live. “The team we have and also the skill set we’ve, I believe we will get quite a lot of penalties at international level.
“We did on Friday with a few of the lads for about 20 minutes or half an hour, making sure I felt good over it luckily I put them away today.”
He added:”I always go with my sense – it may be 10, it might be 50, it depends how I feel daily. We have such explosive, skilful players so we’re going to have penalties.”
There was no doubt when Kane awakened into the place against Bulgaria.
Both were strikes with goalkeeper Plamen Iliev getting nowhere close them.
Kane’s conversion rate of 90% is better than that of Cristiano Ronaldo, who’s scored 13 from 15 penalties in recent years and Lionel Messi, with a diminished rate of 66.7% with missed four of his 12 attempts.
England manager Gareth Southgate told BBC Radio 5 Live:”He had been practising for a good 20 minutes on Friday and with the process that he goes through you are so convinced he is going to join well and he makes it hard to know for the goalkeeper where he is going to place it.
“Of course there will always be a second if a goalkeeper creates an outstanding rescue, but you are as confident as you possibly can be due to his deliberate practice.
“He is an excellent example for any young kid.”
But it is a Tottenham team-mate, today with Schalke, who leads how the most prolific striker in the penalty spot:
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