Trent Alexander-Arnold set the document for many Premier League assists from a defender in Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over Burnley.
Alexander-Arnold’s ball was headed house by Diogo Jota to open the scoring and seal a spot within the historical past books for the Liverpool right-back, who has now created 58 targets throughout his Premier League profession.
He takes the document from teammate Andy Robertson, who sits on 57 and might be seeking to reclaim his honour additional down the road.
Robertson initially broke the earlier document when he eclipsed Leighton Baines’ tally of 53 assists in December 2022 however a interval out with a shoulder harm has allowed Alexander-Arnold to catch up and declare the document for his personal.
The help was Alexander-Arnold’s fourth this season and tenth in all competitions. On the different finish of the spectrum, Robertson remains to be ready for his first help of the marketing campaign, having been restricted to only 11 appearances within the league this season.
The transfer forward of Robertson additionally sees Alexander-Arnold develop into the third-leading creator in Liverpool‘s Premier League historical past.
Steven Gerrard tops the charts with 92, with Mohamed Salah behind on 66.
Alexander-Arnold additionally holds the document for many assists from a defender in a single Premier League season, claiming the honour in 2019 earlier than breaking it himself as he created a thirteenth in July 2020.
After organising one other 12 targets in 2021/22, Alexander-Arnold endured a drop in kind final season however went on a tear in the direction of the top of the marketing campaign, racking up seven assists in his ultimate ten video games to complete on a good 9 for the yr.