Cole Palmer Breaks 20-year-old Record Held by Nigeria Former EPL Star After a Four-goal Haul Vs Everton [See All Five Records Set By Palmer Vs Everton]

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It was a record-breaking night for Cole Palmer as Chelsea ran riot over Everton in the Premier League on Monday, April 15.

The Manchester-born attacking sensation left Everton in tatters as Chelsea romped to an impressive 6-0 victory over Everton.

Palmer opened the scoring for the Blues in the 13th minute after he latched on to Nicolas Jackson’s assist to beat Jordan Pickford and race the Blues into the lead.

He scored his second goal in the 18th minute after nodding home a rebound from Jordan Pickford to make it 2-0.

In the 29th minute, he completed his perfect hat-trick after he intercepted Jordan Pickford’s poor clearance and chipped the ball over the helpless goalie into the back of the net.

The English youngster went ahead to record his fourth goal in the game after he converted a spot-kick four minutes after the half-hour. Nicolas Jackson and Alfie Gilchrist added to the tally as Chelsea put the Toffees to rout with a 6-0 victory.

Cole Planer set five Premier League records in 6-0 win over Everton

Cole Palmer reached a career milestone as he etched his name into the Premier League record books with his four-goal haul.

According to Opta, Palmer broke a 20-year-old Premier League record set by former Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni in the Premier League.

The England international became the first young player at the age of 21 years, 345 days, to score 4+ goals in the Premier League after Aiyegbeni attained the feat in 2017 for Portsmouth at age 21, 175 days.

Palmer also broke a 10-year record at Chelsea held by Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. He became the second Chelsea player to score 4+ goals in a single match for the Blues after Lampard against Aston Villa in 2010.

He also became the first Chelsea player to score a first-half hat-trick. No Chelsea player in the club’s history has ever scored a first-half hat-trick, as per Opta.

Additionally, Cole Palmer unearthed Didier Drogba’s record with his four-goal haul. In May and August 2010, Didier Drogba became the first Chelsea player to score back-to-back hat-tricks in home Premier League games for Chelsea. Palmer has now added his name to the legendary record as he becomes the second Chelsea player to attain the feat 14 years later.

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