CHELSEA’S 8-0 rout of Aston Villa yesterday was one of the Premier League’s most one-sided contests.
Here, we looks at the others.
Man Utd 9 Ipswich 0 - March 1995
Andy Cole led the way with five goals, with Mark Hughes (2), Paul Ince and Roy Keane also netting for United.
Tottenham 9 Wigan 1 - November 2009
Striker Jermain Defoe scored five times and Aaron Lennon, Peter Crouch, David Bentley and Niko Kranjcar also scored.
Chelsea 8 Wigan 0 - May 2010
Carlo Ancelotti’s side hit seven or more goals for the fourth time in 2009-10 against Wigan, who had defender Gary Caldwell sent off. Didier Drogba (3), Nicolas Anelka (2), Salomon Kalou, Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard’s penalty left Chelsea champions.
Newcastle 8 Sheff Wednesday 0 - September 1999
Alan Shearer bagged five goals - including two penalties - as relegation-bound Wednesday were routed at St James’ Park. Aaron Hughes set the ball rolling, while Kieron Dyer and Gary Speed netted.
Nottm Forest 1 Man Utd 8 - February 1999
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer came off the bench to fire four goals.