JAMES MILNER has now scored in 48 Premier League video games – and never misplaced a single certainly one of them.
Milner set Liverpool on their option to a 2-Zero win at Crystal Palace final night time with a penalty on the stroke of half-time.
The English midfielder has scored 49 Premier League targets in his 487 high flight appearances since making his Leeds United debut manner again in November 2002, changing into the youngest-ever Premier League goalscorer the next month.
He was simply 16 years 346 days previous when he scored towards Sunderland, 5 days youthful than Wayne Rooney was when he bagged that purpose towards Arsenal in October of the identical season.
He then bagged in 5 of the following six seasons at Leeds, Newcastle and on-loan at Aston Villa however his highest-scoring seasons in his profession thus far have been in 2009/10, at Villa, and 2016/17 at present aspect Liverpool, when he scored seven.
Since shifting to Anfield from Manchester Metropolis in 2015, Milner has scored 13 Premier League targets, however didn’t discover the web within the league final season.
Within the 48 video games through which he has scored, Milner’s sides have gained 38 and drawn ten – it’s the Premier League for many video games scored in with out shedding.
He broke the file in March 2017 when he scored his final Premier League purpose, towards former aspect Manchester Metropolis, and he prolonged the file final night time. His final eight league targets have been scored from the penalty spot, one other Premier League file.
Milner fired in one other final night time, his 13th in whole, sending Wayne Hennessey the flawed manner, after Mamadou Sakho was adjudged by Michael Oliver to have introduced down Mohamed Salah within the field.
And Liverpool followers shall be hoping Milner can carry on scoring all through the season as they appear to win a primary Premier League title as a result of when Milner scores, his workforce merely doesn’t lose.