Chelsea’s Diego Costa scored his 40th Premier League goal in his 64th appearance; seven games earlier than Sergio Aguero.
The Spain international struck the Blues’ second goal in their 2-0 win at Southampton on Sunday evening, curling a 30-yard effort past Fraser Forster in the Saints net.
40 – Diego Costa has scored his 40th Premier League goal in his 64th appearance; seven games faster than it took Sergio Aguero. Lethal.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 30, 2016
It was Costa’s eight Premier League goal of the season, putting Antonio Conte’s men just a point behind leaders Manchester City following four straight wins.
Costa is the sixth-fastest player to reach the milestone.
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