5 Premier League record which were broken this weekend

5 Premier League record which were broken this weekend

The Premier League action this weekend saw Wayne Rooney break two amazing records which will live long in memory.

Rooney actually broke two records and cemented his place as a Premier League and English football legend.

Granit Xhaka will however his rue his red card in Arsenal's 2 - 1 win over Burnley.

1. Wayne Rooney became Manchester United all-time leading goalscorer with 250 goals after his free-kick salvaged a point against Stoke City.

5 Premier League record which were broken this weekend

Rooney celebrates his goal with Herrera

2. Rooney's goal also means he has scored more Premier League away goals than any other player in the competition’s history.

5 Premier League record which were broken this weekend

Rooney scores against Stoke City

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3. Leicester City lost 3 - 0 to Southampton and the Foxes 21 pts from 22 games is the joint-worst tally for a reigning top-flight champion (also Ipswich 62-63, 3 pts for win).

4. Since the start of last season, Granit Xhaka has had more red cards than any other player in the big 5 Euro leagues.

5 Premier League record which were broken this weekend

Xhaka not has three reds this season for club and country

5. At 51 minutes and 35 seconds, Diego Costa's is the latest 1st half goal since Opta started recording exact times (2006-07).

5 Premier League record which were broken this weekend

Diego Costa celebrates his goal against Hull City

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