Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur thrash Burnley 4-0: Records brokenLast updated on Mar 01, 2021, 02:17 pm
A comprehensive display by Gareth Bale handed Tottenham Hotspur a 4-0 win over Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday.
In his only third league start of the season, the Spurs striker fired a brace.
Meanwhile, Harry Kane and Lucas Moura also starred with a goal each.
Following the win, Spurs climbed to the eighth spot with 39 points.
Here are the records broken.
How did the match pan out?
Bale set the stakes high as he scored the opening goal within two minutes of the start.
He then set up Harry Kane, who fired the second goal for Spurs after 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, Lucas Moura added another to make it 3-0 before half-time.
In the 55th minute, Bale scored his second that turned out to be the winner for Spurs.
The dominance of Spurs over Burnley
Tottenham Hotspur have been dominant against Burnley in the Premier League.
For a second consecutive season, they were 3-0 ahead in the first half of their Premier League home game against Burnley.
As per Opta, Spurs also registered their biggest Premier League win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium since December 2019, which was also a game against Burnley (5-0).
Do you know?
The quickest goal against Burnley in Premier League
Bale's goal for Spurs after just 68 seconds is the quickest-ever against Burnley in the Premier League. He has now been directly involved in seven goals in his last four appearances for Spurs across all competitions (four goals and three assists).
A look at the other records
Son Heung-Min is the third player to assist two goals for Bale in the same Premier League match, after Rafael van der Vaart and Aaron Lennon.
Interestingly, Spurs have scored 39 Premier League goals this season, with 32 of them featuring either Harry Kane or Son as the scorer or assister (82%).
Meanwhile, Kane has scored eight goals against Burnley in the Premier League.