5 Most Prolific Duo Combinations in the Premier League
Netgenz - Netizen buzz Sport | The Premier League has spawned many fertile and iconic duets. Call it Alan Shearer-Chris Sutton at Blackburn Rovers, Andy Cole-Dwight Yorke at Manchester United, Thierry Henry-Dennis Bergkamp at Arsenal, or Kevin Phillips and Niall Quinn at Sunderland.
However, not some of the names as the sharpest duet in the highest class of English football. Statistics write the duet with the best contributors seems to be dominated by a pair of attackers and midfielders. Who are they and how many successful goals have they scored for their team?
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Here are 5 Most Prolific Duo Combinations in the Premier League
1. Harry Kane and Son Heung Min
Harry Kane and Son Heung Min
When the Tottenham Hotspur match against Leeds United on February 26, 2022, Harry Kane's pass to Son Heung Min resulted in a goal. That made it the second most fertile pair in Premier League history. Combined they have scored 37 goals.
Initially, in the 2020/2021 season the other day, Kane and Son combined scored 14 goals, breaking Alan Shearer and Chris Sutton's record of 13 goals at Blackburn Rovers in the 1994/1995 season. In that season, Kane was confirmed as the top scorer and a great assist.
2. Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard
Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard
Before the split between Harry Kane and Son Heung Min, the Chelsea duo, Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard, were the most dangerous pair in Premier League history. His 2 combined have netted 36 goals for the Blues in the top flight of English football.
Lampard arrived at Chelsea in 2001, and Drogba landed three years later from Marseille. His 2nd success gave three Premier League trophies, four FA Cups, two League Cups, two FA Community Shields, and the 2011/2012 UEFA Champions League title for Chelsea.
3. Sergio Aguero and David Silva
Sergio Aguero and David Silva
Manchester City has been full of extraordinary players since Sheikh Mansour was bought in 2008. However, of the great footballers who played at the Etihad Stadium, it seems that Sergio Aguero and David Silva are the riskiest duos for the Manchester Blue team.
His combined 2 has registered 29 goals for City in the English top flight. As a result, Manchester United's neighbors won the Premier League title 4 times. When Silva went to Real Sociedad, Aguero still won the Premier League trophy for the 2020/2021 season.
4. Thierry Henry and Robert Pires
Thierry Henry and Robert Pires
Dennis Bergkamp is often said to be a good partner for Thierry Henry throughout wearing the Arsenal shirt. However, his 2nd combination lost when Henry was played with Robert Pires. These two French players contributed 29 goals for the Gunners in the Premier League.
Henry arrived at Arsenal in 1999 from Juventus, and Pires landed one season later. Both of them became part of the London Meriam team when they won the Premier League title in the 2003/2004 season with a never-lost record after winning 26 wins and 12 draws.
5. Teddy Sheringham and Darren Anderton
Teddy Sheringham and Darren Anderton
Teddy Sheringham likely won many trophies during his 4 years at Manchester United. However, the England striker is actually a living legend for Tottenham Hotspur. He defended the team from London in two terms, namely 1992 to 1997 and 2001 to 2003.
While with The Lilywhites, Sheringham got the best service from Darren Anderton. His 2 combined yielded 27 goals for Spurs in the Premier League. Sheringham and Anderton were invited to the England national team for Euro 1996 and the 1998 World Cup.
In addition to the names above, there is a combination of Robbie Fowler and Steve McManaman and Thierry Henry and Freddie Ljungberg who scored the same 24 goals. Fowler-McManaman scored it for Liverpool, and Henry-Ljungberg made it for Arsenal.