The striker had drawn his aspect stage at Al Bayt Stadium with a profitable spot kick that noticed him match Wayne Rooney’s file haul of 53 targets for England.
After the ultimate whistle, Kane dropped to his haunches and stared on the floor earlier than strolling tearfully away to be comforted by England supervisor Gareth Southgate following their 2-1 loss.
“I am not somebody who thinks an excessive amount of about it; I put together the identical whether or not I get one penalty or two penalties in a recreation,” Kane stated about dealing with his Tottenham Hotspur teammate Hugo Lloris from the spot for the second time.
“I am unable to fault my preparation or the element earlier than the sport; it did not really feel any completely different. I felt assured taking it however did not execute it the best way I wished to.”
“In fact, it is one thing I must reside with and tackle the chin,” he added. “However all we are able to do is be pleased with one another and know that the workforce is in a extremely good place for the longer term.”
Kane’s miss might be added to some well-known England penalty failures at main tournaments with the likes of Southgate, Chris Waddle and Stuart Pearce all haunted by them, though theirs all occurred in penalty shootouts somewhat than in common play.
“As you’d anticipate, he is very, very low, however he has nothing to reproach himself for,” Southgate stated of Kane. “We’re ready we’re as a workforce due to his management and targets.”
Kane’s transformed spot kick within the second half was his fourth profitable conversion at World Cups, not together with shootouts, and that’s greater than every other participant in World Cup historical past.