As the international break comes to an end today, the English Premier League action will continue by weekend and we just can’t wait for it. On whether the players will return firing on all cylinders or a little sluggish due to fatigue, we’d have to wait and see. And while we wait, let’s take a quick look at the top 7 fastest goals in the English Premier League so far.
- Sergio Aguero – 24 seconds
Aguero nets Premier League's fastest goal of the season after giving his side the lead against Newcastle 24 seconds into the game. pic.twitter.com/n74uNWTATK
— Soccernet.ng (@soccernet_ng) January 29, 2019
On the 29th of January, 2019, Sergio Aguero opened the scoring for Manchester City against Newcastle after just 24 seconds into the match. Although, City later went on to lose the match, the goal remains the fastest goal scored this season.
- Sergio Aguero – 46 seconds
Sergio Aguero has scored the two fastest goals in the Premier League this season:
⚽️ vs. Newcastle (24 seconds)
⚽️ vs. Arsenal (46 seconds)
Quick-firing. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/8wGscS81FV
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) February 3, 2019
A week after that, Aguero was on target again. This time it was against Arsenal and timed at the 46 second mark. Manchester City, however, made no mistake this time and won the game by 3 goals to 1.
- Mathias Jørgensen – 55 seconds
⚽️ Jorgensen's goal for Huddersfield vs Brighton is the fastest goal scored in the Premier League this season at 55 seconds! pic.twitter.com/oIyA0LzBau
— MobileBet (@MobileBetUK) December 1, 2018
December 1st, 2018 saw Huddersfield star, Mathias Jørgensen find the back of the net after just 54 seconds into their match against Brighton. Huddersfield could not keep up the momentum and eventually ended up losing the match.
- Andre Gray – 87 seconds
Andre Gray's goal after 87 seconds has Watford 1-0 up in West London. Half-time #FULWAT odds:
— BetStars (@BetStars) September 22, 2018
In Watford’s match against Fulham on September 22, 2018, Andre Gray netted a goal after only 87 seconds. Fulham then went on to equalize later and the game ended in a stalemate.
- Leroy Sane – 90 seconds
GOAL! Man City 1-0 Fulham
Leroy Sane puts Man City ahead after just 90 seconds.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) September 15, 2018
Another Manchester City player makes the list in the person of Leroy Sane. The prolific winger found the back of the net 90 seconds into City’s match against Fulham on 15th September 2018. The reigning champions then won the game 3-0.
- Yerry Mina – 99 seconds
1' What a start!
Bernard swung the ball in from the right and big Yerry Mina is there to nod home for his first goal in the Blue shirt!
🌹 0 – 1 🔵 #EFCawayday
— Everton (@Everton) December 26, 2018
Boxing day last year saw the EPL match between Everton and Burnley. On loan defender (from Barcelona), Yerry Mina then stole all the headlines when he scored the first goal of the match barely 99 seconds after kick-off. Everton then trumped Burnley to end the match with a 5-1 victory.
- André Schürrle – 109 seconds
GOAL Burnley 0-1 Fulham (2 mins)
Sensational from Andre Schurrle! The German brings down a high ball over his shoulder and pings across goal into the top corner#BURFUL
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 12, 2019
Fulham found themselves on the giving end of a quick fire goal this time in their match against Burnley on the 12th of January, 2019. André Schürrle put the London based club ahead after just 109 seconds into the match. They however lost the match 2-1.
Let’s hope we will see more exciting and quick goals as the League resumes this weekend.
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