Player of the Round Harry Kane equalled Alan Shearer's Premier League record of 36 goals in a calendar year with a hat-trick in Tottenham a 3-0 victory over Burnley. "It's the same record as Alan Shearer".
The England international's seventh hat-trick of the year in all competitions secured three points for Spurs at Turf Moor and moved them above both Sean Dyche's side and Arsenal into fifth in the Premier League table.
Kane will have one more chance to break that mark when Tottenham play Southampton at Wembley on Boxing Day.
"It's a nice present that's for sure".
Spurs surprisingly came into the match trailing sixth-place Burnley, but they soon had the upper hand in the match as Kane dispatched a penalty inside of 10 minutes after Kevin Long tripped Dele Alli in the area.
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"Just going into this game I thought I can get a couple and then there's Southampton to play".
Speaking to BBC Sport, Pochettino said: "It was so important to us to perform how we did, to recover our feeling and level". Burnley have been doing great this season so we didn't want to give them any incentive.
Kane doubled Spurs tally 21 minutes from time.
Deep into the first half, and with Burnley trailing 1-0 thanks to a penalty from Harry Kane, Wood looked to pounce on a loose back pass from Tottenham defender Serge Aurier, before keeper Lloris darted off his line.
"He is wonderful, a fantastic player, he needs one more to be above Alan, we will see the next game", Pochettino told the BBC, when asked about Kane.