Harry Kane scored twice as Bayern Munich claimed a dramatic 4-2 win in opposition to courageous Bundesliga newcomers Heidenheim to oust Bayer Leverkusen on the prime of the desk.

Thomas Tuchel’s facet raced right into a two-goal lead due to their talismanic striker, who has now scored a record-breaking 17 targets in 11 league video games, with Kane swivelling and lashing the ball past Kevin Muller within the 14th minute.

One quickly turned two when ‘King Kane’, as he’s affectionately recognized in Munich, was left foolishly unmarked within the field and utilized a sensible header to Leroy Sane’s deft supply.

Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the opening goal for Bayern Munich against Heidenheim
Kane celebrates after scoring the opening objective

Bayern had been in cruise management on the break, spearheaded by the England captain, however suffered a quick collapse halfway by the second interval to reward Heidenheim two quickfire targets.

Tim Kleindienst gave the guests a lifeline within the 67th minute, turning dwelling Eren Dinkci’s cross, earlier than Jan-Niklas Beste’s speculative effort wrong-footed Manuel Neuer to attract the guests stage three minutes later.

Bayern's Raphael Guerreiro, bottom, celebrates with his teammate Harry Kane
Bayern’s Raphael Guerreiro, backside, celebrates with Kane

There was uproar within the stands, and on the touchline, given Tuchel had made a triple substitution moments earlier than Heidenheim’s late assault, but it surely by no means actually felt like Bayern had been keen to give up valuable factors in such disparate circumstances.

The 33-time German champions got here on sturdy within the closing phases and re-established their lead by Raphael Guerreiro earlier than substitutes Mathys Tel and Eric Choupo-Moting mixed to ensure victory with 5 minutes remaining.

How Kane stretched astonishing scoring run

Harry Kane has scored 21 goals in 15 league and European appearances for Bayern
Kane has scored 21 targets in 15 league and European appearances for Bayern

Bayern provisionally climbed into prime spot within the Bundesliga, whereas Kane prolonged his private record-breaking scoring run – an excellent afternoon’s work within the Allianz Enviornment, besides it was not all plain crusing for the reigning champions.

Kane, who has now bagged 21 targets in 15 league and European appearances, opened his account early on with an outstanding flip and drilled shot.

He then struck once more with a robust header a minute earlier than the break to grow to be the primary participant in Bundesliga historical past to attain 17 targets within the first 11 matchdays of a season – and now has extra league targets than final season’s prime scorers managed in the complete 2022-23 marketing campaign.

Tuchel was lower than impressed, although, together with his workforce’s clumsy defending which allowed Heidenheim to roar again within the second half and rating twice in 4 calamitous minutes.

Kleindienst reduce the deficit after Bayern had been caught napping on a Heidenheim counter-attack and Beste equalised after one more defensive error within the seventieth minute.

Luckily for Tuchel, the house facet recovered valiantly with a objective from Guerreiro – his first for Bayern – and a Choupo-Moting header to elevate them into prime spot on 29 factors. Arduous fought, however in the end deserved.

Second-placed Leverkusen, on 28, host embattled Union Berlin on Sunday.

Evaluation: Supreme Kane matchless on present type

Harry Kane has scored 20 or more club goals for the 10th season in a row
Harry Kane has scored 20 or extra membership targets for the tenth season in a row

Sky Sports activities’ Laura Hunter:

“The numbers converse for themself. However let’s be clear about Harry Kane’s immense contribution to this Bayern facet, past the targets. Within the first half of Saturday’s Heidenheim tie, Kane was spraying passes like prime Andres Iniesta, circa 2007.

“His stability, ball management and passing vary, in shut areas, was great to look at. The hyperlink between him, Thomas Muller and Leroy Sane primarily rendered Heidenheim powerless within the first interval.

“And when issues unraveled momentarily within the second, it was Kane who continued to wrestle ascendancy – he did certainly waste possibilities to finish his treble, however that did not matter, as a result of his basic show was so splendidly full.

“To have outscored final season’s Bundesliga Golden Boot winner [Niclas Fullkrug], in November, is astounding. It is no marvel the 30-year-old is being talked about as the most effective participant on the earth on present type. He is making it more and more troublesome to disagree.”

What’s subsequent?

After the worldwide break, Bayern go to Cologne on Friday November 24, with the match dwell on Sky Sports activities Combine, kicking off at 7.30pm.

In the meantime, FC Heidenheim 1846 host Bochum on Sunday November 26, with the match dwell on Sky Sports activities Soccer, kicking off at 2.30pm.

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