The record was broken thanks to Manchester City's victory over Brentford (3-1). The English Championship season is as prolific as ever
Phil Foden was largely responsible for making Round 23 of the 2023/24 Premier League the highest-scoring round ever, with the tournament being played between 20 teams (which has been the case since 1995/96). In total, 45 goals were scored in this round hat trick The Englishman's performance against Brentford was crucial to achieving this record.
With this victory, Guardiola's team approaches Liverpool, the leaders of the English Premier League
The previous highest record dates back to the second round of the 2020/21 season and the 34th round of last season, when 44 goals were scored in each.
Looking at the trip that ended on Monday, there was an average of 4.5 goals scored per game, the biggest being the 4-4 draw between Newcastle and Luton. The duel with the fewest goals involved Nuno Espirito Santo Nottingham Forest, who drew 1-1 with Bournemouth.
Thus, after 228 matches in the current tournament, they have achieved an impressive average of 3.20 goals per match, for a total of 730 accurate shots. If this record holds, this edition of the Premier League will be the one with the most goals ever (again, given the tournament has 20 teams).
All matches of round 23:
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