Has any striker had a more prolific month than Harry Kane? | The Knowledge

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“Harry Kane has just scored 13 goals in September. That’s a lot. What’s the record for the most goals scored in a calendar month by a professional footballer?” asks Gregg Bakowski.

Evan Rye points out that Robert Lewandowski managed 14 in September 2015. “He started off with a goal and a double in Euro 2016 qualification matches against Germany and Gibraltar respectively, before scoring one against Augsburg in the Bundesliga. He failed to score against Olympiakos in the Champions League but bounced back with his famous five goals within nine minutes against Wolfsburg , another double against Mainz and a hat-trick in the Champions League against Dinamo Zagreb.”

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Plus mascots honoured on shirts; players with multiple statues; unlikely gigs at grounds (3); and John Hartson: sheep thief. Send your questions and answers to knowledge@theguardian.com or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Harry Kane has just scored 13 goals in September. That’s a lot. What’s the record for the most goals scored in a calendar month by a professional footballer?” asks Gregg Bakowski.Evan Rye points out that Robert Lewandowski managed 14 in September 2015. “He started off with a goal and a double in Euro 2016 qualification matches against Germany and Gibraltar respectively, before scoring one against Augsburg in the Bundesliga. He failed to score against Olympiakos in the Champions League but bounced back with his famous five goals within nine minutes against Wolfsburg , another double against Mainz and a hat-trick in the Champions League against Dinamo Zagreb.” Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/11/has-any-striker-had-a-more-prolific-month-than-harry-kane

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