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‘He was woeful’ – O’Hara says Spurs have a player in their ranks who’s far better than Lewandowski

TalkSPORT pundit Jamie O’Hara says that Tottenham talisman Harry Kane is ‘leaps and bounds’ ahead of Robert Lewandowski, writes the TBR.

Both strikers have made it through to the knockout rounds of the World Cup, and could be on to face each other in the quarter-finals.

England will face Senegal on Sunday, captained by Kane and before that, Lewandowski will lead his side out trying to engineer a huge shock against holders France.

O’Hara clearly does not expect Lewandowski to have much chance of pulling that off, judging by his performances so far.

He said: “I mean, I watched Lewandowski tonight and he was horrendous. He was woeful. I’ve not seen anything for me at this World Cup that says he’s a better player than Harry Kane.

“Players that are playing over in Europe, and then you see them on the international stage, some of them, I’m like ‘I’m not seeing it’.

“Lewandowski’s goal record is amazing, he’s won everything but he’s always played for the best sides. He’s played for Bayern Munich and then he’s gone to Barcelona.

“He’s going to be winning things. Harry Kane for me is playing at Tottenham and is going to break the Premier League goal record.

“If he was playing for Bayern Munich or Barcelona or Man City, he’s leaps and bounds over Lewandowski.”

Of course, any assessment of Lewandowski’s World Cup should take into account that he is playing for a lesser nation in Poland.

That said, he did have a chance to get a win against Mexico, but he missed that penalty in the first game, which would have made qualification far more comfortable.

If he could produce a masterclass to beat France, that would cement him as a legend even more in his country and perhaps make O’Hara reconsider.

Meanwhile, Kane will be looking for his first goal of the tournament against Senegal, having notched up three assists so far.