Bayern Munich's Harry Kane tapped in from close range midway through the first half for a 1-0 victory at Cologne on Friday, stretching his sensational record scoring run in the Bundesliga while lifting his team provisionally to the top of the table.
Plagued by defensive errors and a low conversion rate in attack since last year's departure of striker Robert Lewandowski to Barcelona, Bayern look to have carried these ailments into the new season.
On Thursday against Italy, Kane netted his 54th goal for his country in 81 appearances to surpass Rooney in the record books.
In England's 2-1 defeat to France last month, captain Kane scored their first goal from the spot but blazed his effort over the bar when presented with a second chance to pull them level six minutes before the final whistle.
England were still unsure of their full potential when they reached the World Cup semi-finals in Russia four years ago but have now built belief over the years that they can finally win the tournament, skipper Harry Kane said on Friday.
Kane has had several layoffs in the past due to his ankle problems but has been injury-free this season.
City's defeat, only their third in the league this season, means they are now only six points ahead of Liverpool who also have a game in hand after Liverpool beat Norwich City earlier.
Conte won three Serie A titles with Juventus before winning the Premier League and FA Cup with Chelsea.
When Chelsea triumphed in Porto against Pep Guardiola's team in May, the result was considered an upset with City heavily backed to win their first Champions League.
The Poles used all five of their substitutes during the game and ended strongly, grabbing their equaliser in stoppage time.
Reports in May said Kane, who has a contract with the north London club until 2024, had informed Spurs of his desire to leave this summer after another trophy-less campaign.
England finally have the chance to add another trophy to the 1966 World Cup after they overcame Denmark 2-1 to reach the European Championship final for the first time.
Grealish said captain Harry Kane is the best player he has ever played with and tipped the Tottenham Hotspur forward to break the Premier League scoring record.
Kane has reportedly told Spurs he wants to leave at the end of the season.
Overall, nine City players received votes. They collected more than 50 percent of the total votes cast.
Captain Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling have been England's reliable source of goals since the World Cup.
Mourinho faces a major challenge to keep Tottenham's season on track after a fresh injury to talismanic striker Harry Kane.
Kane may not be too focused on individual records, but manager Gareth Southgate has backed the striker to surpass Wayne Rooney as their all-time top scorer.
Southgate said he is not surprised by the number of chances Harry Kane has created for Tottenham Hotspur this season.
Kane netted his 200th goal for Tottenham Hotspur as they won 3-1 at Ludogorets and AC Milan’s 24-match unbeaten run