Steven Gerrard scored his 100th Premier League goal at Newcastle on Saturday, becoming the 24th player to do so. We provide an in-depth analysis of his 100.
Gerrard’s 100th came via the penalty spot, the 20th time he had converted a penalty, and just under 14 years after he scored his first – against Sheffield Wednesday on 5th December 1999.
Enjoy this beautiful infographic, courtesy of the excellent Nate from OhYouBeauty, then scroll down for more stats and analysis of Gerrard’s 100.
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Stats and Facts
• Gerrard played in 14 Premier League matches against Wigan without scoring – by far the most for any opposition he failed to scored against.
• Second most was v Leicester, in 6 matches. In total, Gerrard faced nine teams in the league and failed to score: Wigan (14), Leicester (6), Watford (4), Bradford (3), Ipswich (3), Wimbledon (2), QPR (2), Blackpool (1), Nottingham Forest (1).
• Only two of Gerrard’s goals came as a substitute: the second goal in a 2-2 draw v Birmingham on September 19 2009 (goal #75) and the third goal in a 3-1 win v Newcastle on December 30 2011 (goal #86).
• Gerrard’s fastest goal was against West Ham in May 2009, after 1min 16seconds.
• 43 of Gerrard’s 100 put The Reds ahead in the game.
• 31 of the 100 were game winning goals.
• 14 were equalisers.
• December was Gerrard’s most productive month (21 goals).
• Gerrard’s longest scoring streak was 4, in 2007-08.
• View the Google Doc with all Gerrard’s goals here.