Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal playing against Swansea joining in with the list of legends who had achieved this as well, watch some of his best strikes here. Romelu Lukaku 100th Premier League goal didn’t come in vain has its also helped Manchester United, his team win the game with a score sheet of 2 goals to 0 against Swansea on Saturday.
The Belgian forward shot was deflected but still found its way into the net giving the opener to the match and also marking his 15th Premier League goal of the season. This goal enabled Manchester United claim the second position on the Premier League Table taking the lead right next to Manchester City.
Lukaku did well to come in 28th on the list as he beats and breaks set records amongst player to score 100 Premier League goals and he made his landmark at his 216th Premier League game, making him the 12th quickest, just ahead of Didier Drogba (220).
Lukaku made his landmark of EPL 100th goals at quite a young age making him the 5 youngest player to acheve this following his predecessors. Aged 24 years and 322 days old, Lukaku came in behind Michael Owen, Robbie Fowler, Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane.
Lukaku’s accumulated goals in the European Premier League comes from a total of 3 clubs. While in Chelsea for some seasons 2011/12 to 2013/14, Lukaku played 10 games in total and score no goal. The case is different after been loan out to West Bromwich Albion, where he had 35 appearance and scored 17 goals. After then he got loaned ton Everton 2012-13 had 35 appearance and score 15 goals before been signed in fully as an Everton player. He scored most of his goals here with a total of 110 appearance and 53 goals. His appearance and goals at United summed up the rest of the goals with a total of 30 appearance and 15 goals.
|Anderlecht||2008–09||Belgian First Division||1||0|
|2009–10||Belgian Pro League||33||15|
|2010–11||Belgian Pro League||37||16|
|2011–12||Belgian Pro League||2||2|
|West Bromwich Albion (loan)||2012–13||Premier League||35||17|
|Everton (loan)||2013–14||Premier League||31||15|
|Manchester United||2017–18||Premier League||30||15|
Lukaku while in Everton had reached double figures for Premier League goals in six consecutive seasons, with the 2016/17 campaign at Everton, when he scored 25, being his most productive thus far.
Lukaku hasn’t been restricting his goals to a single foot as he shown he is a versatile forward. He scored 52 of his goals were done with his favoured left foot, adding 26 with his right, 21 with his head, and one listed as ‘other’. Ninety-five of his goals were completed from inside the box which including six penalties.
Lukaku’s scored more goals against West Ham with a record of nine Premier League goals in 11 appearances against the Hammers and further scored eight times against Sunderland and six times against six different clubs.
|West Ham United||9||11|
|Albion Leicester City||4||7|
Alexis Sanchez handled the assist that completed Lukaku’s 100th goal in Saturday’s United win over Swansea, and over at Everton Winger Kevin Mirallas had the highest assist given to Lukaku with track record of 10 assist.
Ninety-five of Lukaku’s goals have come from inside the box
Gerard Deulofeu (seven) and Ross Barkley (six) have registered the next most assists for him, with Anthony Martial and Juan Mata his top assisters at Manchester United (both three).