10 Records That Were Broken During The 2019/20 Premier League Season

0
77
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts the Premier League trophy (image via Sky Sports)

It has truly been an extraordinary Premier League season, with the final matches being played 352 days after the first, and the last two months of the campaign being played behind closed doors.

But the 28th edition of the competition has been historic for other reasons too.

Liverpool won their first-ever title and a host of Premier League records have been matched or broken by clubs and players.

We take a look at how the competition’s history books have been rewritten in 2019/20.

Here are 10 Premier League records have been matched or broken:

Earliest title win

Liverpool cemented first place with seven matches to spare, more than any previous title-winner.

Most consecutive home wins

Liverpool set a record of 22 straight victories when they beat AFC Bournemouth at Anfield in March. They went on to extend the run to 24 matches.

Biggest away win

Leicester City’s 9-0 triumph at Southampton was the biggest away win and the joint-biggest victory overall, after Man Utd beat Ipswich Town 9-0 at home in March 1995. 

Quickest team to score five in a match

Manchester City were 5-0 up against Watford after just 18 minutes in September, the earliest a team have managed five goals.

Five players scoring 10 goals

Manchester City also became the first team to achieve this feat in a season, with Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus and Riyad Mahrez all hitting double figures.

Four consecutive three-goal wins

With July’s 3-0 win at Aston Villa, Manchester United became the first team to win four consecutive matches by a margin of three or more goals.

Oldest to start 100 in a row 

Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster became the oldest player to start 100 consecutive matches, completing his century against Southampton at 37 years and 86 days.

Oldest Golden Boot winner

Jamie Vardy finished as the top scorer at the age of 33, with 23 goals. The previous oldest Golden Boot winner was 32-year-old Didier Drogba, who scored 29 times in 2009/10.

Most hat-tricks in history

With his 12th hat-trick in the competition, netted against Aston Villa, Sergio Aguero broke Alan Shearer’s record of 11.

First player to score in his side’s first six matches

Sergio Aguero achieved the feat when he found the net in an 8-0 victory over Watford. 

See Also:

Jordan Ayew Named Crystal Palace Player Of The Season

10 Unbelievable Things That Happened During The 2019/20 Football Season

Premier League Table Without VAR: Chelsea Would Have Been Above Man Utd

source: Premier League

Click on the comment box below and leave us your thoughts. Thank you

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here