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Rooney scores 200th Premier League goal at Manchester City’s expense

Posted: August 21, 2017 at 9:05 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal, and fittingly, it came against Manchester City.

The former Manchester United star opened the scoring Monday at the Etihad to give Everton a 1-0 first-half advantage.

Less than a minute after David Silva rung the post following a pressure-packed spell of play, Mason Holgate and Dominic Calvert-Lewin combined to find England’s all-time leading scorer streaking into the area.

POS. PLAYER GOALS
1 Alan Shearer 260
2 Wayne Rooney 200
3 Andy Cole 187
4 Frank Lampard 177
5 Thierry Henry 175

Rooney, 31, became just the second player in Premier League history with 200 or more goals, joining former Newcastle United star Alan Shearer.

 

SOURCE: https://www.thescore.com/news/1355586

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