As a foreign player, in the English Premier League, Sergio Aguero has made the record of scoring the highest number of goals. The Argentine forward Aguero’s hat-trick destroyed Aston Villa in Premier League! Along with that Riyad Mahrez scored two goals. Besides, the Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus also found the net earlier today. By presenting such dominating performance, Man City destroyed Aston Villa and brought their 15th victory so far.
At the opponent’s venue, earlier today, Manj City faced Aston Villa in the 22nd round of the Premier League. The team of Pep Guardiola won by a 6 – 1 goal against the local tea. In the first half, Man City scored four goals and in the 2nd half, they added two more goals in the match. In the additional minutes of the game, Aston Villa scored the only goal in the match.
The Gunners legend Thierry Henry scored the highest 175 goals which were a record for an overseas player in the Premier League until today. Aguero started the game with 174 goals and at the end of the match, he has been promoted to the 4th position on the all-time top scorer’s list in the Premier League. At his same position, the current Chelsea boss is placed who scored 177 goals in the EPL.
Sergio Aguero becomes EPL’s top overseas scorer
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero became the most prolific overseas goalscorer in the Premier League era when he netted a hat-trick in a 6-1 victory at Aston Villa on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/jXfJhDrmyG
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But based on the hat-trick, Aguero has passed all the players and made a record. In the history of the Premier League, no player could score more hat-trick than him. He has overtaken Alan Shearer who made a total of 11 hat-tricks in the competition. Now, Sergio Aguero is holding the record of the highest hat-trick man in the EPL history with 12 hat-tricks.
In the ongoing season, Raheem Sterling scored a total of 11 goals but against Aston Villa, Guardiola did not use him at first but benched. Jesus-Aguero pair started to give the pressure to the opponent’s defence.
In the 18th minute, Mahrez led the guest team ahead. From the right side, he went to the box and his placing shot found the net. Six minutes later, the Algerian star increased the difference. Aston Villa’s defence made a mistake and he found his 2nd goal.
Aston Villa 1-6 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero Sergio Aguero smashed home a 3rd, 5th,6th, for City in the second half to complete his hat-trick. El Ghazi of Aston Villa scored a consolation goal for his side. Villa players look dejected as captain Jack Grealish looking lost. pic.twitter.com/1YAkPIvUY2
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In the 28th minute, from outside of the box, the Argentine forward Aguero scored his first goal. In the additional minutes of the first half, Jesus made the scoreline 4 – 0. In the 58th minute, Aguero overtook Thierry Henry. He was passed from David Silva and with a perfect shot, he scored his 2nd goal. In the 81st minute of the game, the 31 years old star player filled up his 12th hat-trick. In the additional minutes, Aston Villa reduced the difference.