With his superb treble against Chelsea on Sunday night, Manchester City record goalscorer, Sergio Aguero, equaled the great Alan Shearer’s record of 11 Premier League hat-tricks.
Following the Argentine’s hat-trick on Sunday, Alan Shearer took a bit of time to praise the Manchester City legend, tipping him to break his record over the coming days.
“It is only a matter of time before he goes and gets number 12, 13 and 14 in the Premier League,” said Shearer, as quoted by BBC.
“I am delighted for him and City are lucky to have him.”
In this section, we skip through the former Atletico Madrid forward’s Manchester City career and revisit each of his 11 Premier League hat-tricks.
11. Wigan Athletic, 2011
Having already scored three Premier League goals for his new club, Sergio Aguero was beaming with confidence going into the match against Wigan Atletic. In only his third start for the club, Aguero announced his arrival to the world, scoring a superb right-footed hat-trick.
10. Tottenham, 2014
Sergio Aguero bagged his first four-goal haul in the 4-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium. He opened scored two penalties, missed one, and converted the other two with his right and left foot, respectively.
9. QPR, 2015
Sergio Aguero scored half of Manchester City six goals in an end-of-season routing of Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium. He netted his first after just four minutes of play before adding further goals on the 50th and 65th minute, respectively.
8. Newcastle, 2015
Sergio Aguero was at his merciless best against Newcastle United as he scored five goals in an emphatic 6-1 goal. Aguero took only 20 minutes to bag five goals, scoring in the 42nd, 49th, 50th, 60th, and 62nd minute, respectively. His hattrick came in just eight minutes – the fastest in the club’s history.
7. Chelsea, 2016
Sergio Aguero’s first hat-trick away from saw him score all three goals in a 3-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. His first was a clinical strike into the bottom corner, while the second was a composed finish from a perfect through ball. He scored his third from the spot.
6. Watford, 2017
Sergio Aguero opened the scoring with a left-footed tap-in, then netted a superb header, and finally completed his ‘perfect hat-trick’ with a brilliant right-footed solo effort. Thanks to the Argentine’s exploits, Manchester City recorded a commanding 6-0 win at Watford.
5. Newcastle, 2018
Aguero bagged all three goals as Manchester City beat Newcastle 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium. He opened his scoring through a glancing header from Kevin de Bruyne’s delivery, doubled his tally from the spot, before securing his treble with a cheeky low strike.
4. Leicester City, 2018
Kun Aguero bagged his third hat-trick of the 2017/18 campaign against Leicester City. He became the only player to score four goals in a single match that Premier League campaign. A 20-year screamer to beat Kasper Schmeichel was the pick of the bunch.
3. Huddersfield, 2018
Huddersfield stopper, Ben Hamer, endured a horrendous night as Manchester City recorded a 6-1 win at the Etihad Stadium. Aguero, as always, was at his opportunistic best as he punished almost all of Huddersfield’s defensive errors.
2. Arsenal, 2019
Following last weeks shock 2-1 defeat at Newcastle, Manchester City needed to respond, and their record goalscorer made sure they responded in style. The Argentine, who scored all three of City’s goals in a 3-1 win, scored a diving header to get off the mark, while his other two goals were tap-ins from close range.
1. Chelsea, 2019
An in-form Manchester City hammered Chelsea 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday night. Aguero scored a superb curler for his first, pounced on a Ross Barkley mistake for his second, and finally secured the match ball through a clinical strike from the spot.
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