Scoring a hat-trick is always a memorable achievement for a footballer. They are able to take the match ball home after scoring three goals in a match. And some players have been able to achieve this in a very short amount of time. In this article, we will be taking a look at the fastest Premier League hat-tricks in history.
Top 5 fastest Premier League hat-tricks of all time
5. Ian Marshall – 27 minutes
Marshall scored Leicester City’s first, and fastest Premier League hat-trick. The player scored three within the opening 30 minutes of the game, winning the game against Derby 4-2.
4. Jermaine Pennant – 26 minutes
Pennant scored a Premier League hat-trick on his debut for Arsenal in 2003. After becoming the most expensive Englishman four years ago for only £2 million, he had to wait to get his first start. And when given the opportunity, he made it count.
3. Kevin De Bruyne – 23 minutes
Kevin De Bruyne became the latest to enter the list with his three goals against Wolves. He holds the record for the fastest Premier League hat-trick for Manchester City. To add to the wonder of the Belgian’s sheer talent, all his goals came from his ‘weaker’ foot.
2. Dwight Yorke – 22 minutes
Manchester United vs Arsenal was the biggest English rivalry during the turn of the century. Arsenal were blown away by United during 2000/01, encounter at Old Trafford. Yorke scored a 22-minute hat-trick to defeat the Gunners in a 6-1 thrashing.
1. Sadio Mane – 16 minutes
Playing for Southampton at the time, Mane holds the record for the earliest and fastest Premier League hat-trick in history. The Senegalese scored in a 6-1 humiliation of Aston Villa in the 2014/15 season.