Belfast Telegraph

Fastest goals in the Premier League this season

Kenedy on Tuesday night scored the quickest goal of the Barclays Premier League season so far for Chelsea at Norwich. Here, Press Association Sport looks at the top three.

:: 39 seconds - Kenedy (Chelsea)

Norwich v Chelsea, March 1

The speedy Brazilian came in at left-back and made a near-instant impact, running on to Eden Hazard's pass before shooting into the far corner as the Norwich defence failed to shut him down.

:: 49 seconds - Matt Ritchie (Bournemouth)

Bournemouth 1 Tottenham 5, October 25

A Charlie Daniels cross evaded everyone in the middle and Scotland international Ritchie arrived at the back post to score.

:: 53 seconds - Enner Valencia (West Ham)

West Ham 2 Manchester City 2, January 23

Cheikhou Kouyate strode past a non-existent challenge from Yaya Toure and into the area before cutting the ball back for Valencia to slam under Joe Hart.


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