Wood's first-half treble took the Clarets nine points clear of the bottom three and made history for his country. Indeed, it was the first Premier League hat-trick ever scored by a player from New Zealand.
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Furthermore, Wood's three goals also placed him among a trio of players to achieve a rare goalscoring feat.
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Chris Wood became the third player to score an away first-half Premier League hat-trick, after Chris Sutton for Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa in August 1997 and Michael Owen for Liverpool v Newcastle United in August 1998.
Harry Maguire hasn't missed a single minute of Manchester United's last 71 PL matches, equalling Gary Pallister's club record in the competition among outfield players, set between November 1993 and May 1995.
Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion scored a penalty within the first 23 minutes, the earliest into a PL match that both sides have netted from the spot since Queens Park Rangers and Newcastle both managed to do so after 18 minutes in May 2013.