Calvert-Lewin and Son Heung-min makes Premier League history
The return of the Premier League for the 2020/21 campaign has been an exciting one so far gone despite being only in Game week 2. This time, Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Tottenham Hotspur winger Son Heung-min both helped achieve a new record in Premier League history thanks to their hat-tricks.
In Liverpool opening match against newly-promoted club Leeds United, the Reds were able to hand the Peacocks their first defeat as they secured a 4-3 victory with Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah scoring a hat-trick in that match. In the Game week 2, Calvert-Lewin was able to sink West Brom in a 5-2 victory following his hat-trick of goals in the match, casino online usa offered odds regarding goal scoring in this match.
As the Spurs’ forward Son was able to bag four goals last week against Southampton in a 5-2 victory, the concludes that there have been three hat-tricks scored in the first 13 matches of the English Top Flight campaign.
This is said to be the fastest ever in Premier League history surpassing the record of 18 matches in the 2010/11 campaign, which is also when there were three hat-tricks scored in the first two opening rounds of games.
For that campaign, we saw Chelsea striker Didier Drogba open that season with a hat-trick in a match against West Brom, who was not a newly-promoted club this time. This was followed by Theo Walcott’s hat-trick for Arsenal against Blackpool and Andy Carroll’s three-strike for Newcastle against Aston Villa the following week, the strangest thing was all three hat-tricks was from 6-0 victories.
Peter Crouch’s hat-trick for Liverpool against Arsenal was the latest third treble completed as it was scored in the 300th game of the season for the 2006/07 campaign. The only other time the third treble goal was scored after the 200th game was back in the 2013/14 campaign, as Adam Johnson was able to bag three goals in Sunderland’s game against Fulham.
For the 1998/99 campaign, Liverpool forward Michael Owen was able to score two out of the first three hat-tricks, the feat was repeated by another Reds’ striker Luis Suarez in the 2013/14 campaign, there was a high payout casinos online that offered high odds in that campaign. From 2001/02 to 2003/04, Manchester United forward Ruud Van Nistelrooy was able to register three hat-tricks for a campaign for three seasons consecutively.
Leaving out this 2020-21 campaign, there have been a total of 337 hat-tricks scored in the Premier League in 28 seasons which is averaging almost 12 hat-tricks per campaign. It’s just the second game week and we’ve already seen three hat-tricks, make you wonder what this Premier League season has in store for trebles. Only nine treble goals were completed last campaign.