Chelsea Midfield Star Makes Record and We are Loving It
Chelsea Midfielder made Premier League history after becoming the first player to assist a goal in six consecutive games.
Cesc Fabregas’s run follows on from his spell with Arsenal, when he set up goals in his final two top-flight games for the Gunners before departing for Barcelona in 2011.
Fabregas broke the record with two assists for Diego Costa in the Blues’ 4-2 victory over Swansea which keeps them top of the fledgling Premier League table.
RECORD BREAKER: List of players with consecutive assists
For Chelsea against: Swansea (two), Everton, Leicester and Burnley (two)
For Arsenal against: Bolton and Spurs
And five players have scored in five consecutive games:
Darren Anderton – Spurs, 1992/93
Gianfranco Zola – Chelsea, 2002/03
Ryan Giggs – Man United, 2002/03
Thierry Henry – Arsenal, 2004/05
Antonio Valencia – Man United, 2011/12