Foyth goal a landmark in many ways

14 Nov 2018
Juan Foyth

Argentinian's header at Crystal Palace was Spurs' 1500th PL goal and confirms them as team with most different scorers

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Juan Foyth joined the long list of players who have found the net for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League when he headed in the winner at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Indeed, that Spurs list is the longest in the Premier League.

Foyth became the 146th Spurs player to score in the competition.

Most different PL goalscorers
Team Goalscorers Goals
Spurs 146 1,500
West Ham 144 1,026
Newcastle 141 1,216
Man City 137 1,315
Everton 136 1,322
Chelsea 133 1,734
Liverpool 133 1,708
Aston Villa 127 1,117
Sunderland 118 612
Arsenal 114 1,798

Foyth's goal was also the club's 1,500th in the competition, making Spurs only the fifth team to reach the landmark.

The victory at Selhurst Park also established another PL record.

It was the fifth match in a row that Spurs have beaten Palace by a 1-0 scoreline.

Previously, the longest run of identical scorelines between two clubs had been four matches.

Spurs had beaten Manchester City 2-1 on four successive occasions between April 2006 and December 2007, while Middlesbrough drew 1-1 with Nottingham Forest in four straight matches between March 1996 and November 1998.

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