The England star's hot-streak this campaign led Gary Lineker to name him alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar at the top of the world's elite - even omitting Cristiano Ronaldo from the list on current form.
While admirable, Tottenham's quarter-final run in 2010-11 was built very much around Gareth Bale and Luca Modric - the only two players who would get into the current Spurs starting side.
Kane notched his seventh goal of the tournament with a typically cool finish but it was the imperious Mousa Dembele and, in particular, Eriksen that were the stars of the show.
Eriksen explained his thinking to Spurs" official website afterwards, saying: "I had one at the weekend against Cech where I should have gone the keeper's side and he read it.
Tottenham Hotspur has produced one of their greatest ever European performances to claim a 2-2 draw with Juventus in Tuesday's Champions League last-16 clash in Turin.
Higuain had the chance to restore the Old Lady's two goal advantage, again from the penalty spot.
'Spurs after an bad start showed fantastic maturity, the reaction and response was huge, ' the BT Sport pundit said.
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Sweeney skidded out of the straight after the ninth turn and looped along the next curve, crashing into the wall with her feet. Germany's Natalie Geisenberger took home the gold medal once the competition resume, while American Erin Hamlin finished sixth.
City's first three goals came in a devastating nine-minute spell thanks to a header from Gundogan, a Bernardo Silva volley and a long-range Sergio Aguero strike as the hosts were completely taken apart. We scored twice against a team that is always hard to break down.
Asked for an assessment on how his side has evolved during the course of the season, Pochettino said: "We are more mature now".
Higuain stepped up and placed a precise penalty into the bottom left corner for his second goal of the match and his eighth in his last five matches. It's a good example of the capacity we have.
Those fans who watch them closely each week have seen this all too often when facing a team who attacks without fear. And at 2-0 you always need more energy. The tie is open, Juventus are a massive team.
Boss Massimiliano Allegri believes the Bianconeri have what it takes to win at Wembley next month.
Then Eriksen got the equaliser in the 72nd minute, beating Buffon with a low free kick to the left post.
"It was an enthralling encounter overall: we started the first half excellently, but ultimately succumbed to Spurs' steady growth of confidence during the game".