Jorginho stats vs West Ham | Record for most passes by a player in a Premier League game

Chelsea summer signing Jorginho created a new Premier League record when the Blues took on West Ham at the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The former Napoli star made 180 passes- a record for most passes made in a league game since records were started to be kept back in 2003/04.

To put that figure in perspective, ten teams have made less than 180 passes in a full Premier League game as on date. Jorginho’s 180 effectively meant a pass every 30 seconds. The Chelsea player with the next highest number of passes in the game against the Hammers was defender Antonio Rudiger with 86.

Chelsea Jorginho

Unfortunately for the Brazilian, his record breaking performance was not enough to stop the Blues from losing their 100% record. Continue reading

Tomas Kalas red card vs Reading Video | Fulham’s Kalas sent off after 39 seconds for tackle on Mo Barrow

This Tomas Kalas red card v Reading saw the defender, on loan at Fulham from Chelsea, get dismissed after just 39 seconds in the Cottagers’ Championship clash against Reading on August 12, 2017. Kalas’ challenge on Mo Barrow was deemed worthy of a red by the ref Continue reading