New Premier League Goals Record for Ndidi and Leicester

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After the destruction of Southampton at the Saint Mary stadium in Friday night English English Premier league encounter, Leicester City are now the Club with biggest away win in division with Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi at the heart of it.

Ndidi who has now make nine appearances this season was on for 90 minutes as the Club went in the premier league history book after smashing several records.

 

The Foxes put nine goals past Southampton to record the biggest ever victory by an away side in an English top-flight league match in the 131-year history of the Football League.

 

Leicester have never won more than 5-0 away in the English top flight, the previous record result coming in 1970 against Charlton Athletic.

 

The result also means Ndidi was part of the team that inflicted Southampton’s biggest ever defeat as an English league side in all competitions in their history.

 

The 22-year-old and his teammates also become only the second team in Premier League history to establish a five-goal lead in the first half of an away game in the competition, after Manchester City against Burnley in April 2010 (also 5-0).

 

Brenda Rodgers men went to history book as only the second side in Premier League history to have two players score a hat-trick in the same game (Perez and Vardy), after Arsenal in May 2003 – also against Southampton (Pennant and Pires).

 

Ndidi also helped his team to keep clean sheet with his 90 touches of the ball, won one aerial duel, made one key pass, won seven tackles, had one interception, one clearance and committed three fouls.

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