Shane Long, Ledley King and the five fastest goals in Premier League history - in pictures
Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history on Tuesday
Shane Long (Southampton) – 7.69 seconds: The Irish striker set a new Premier League record for fastest goal on Sunday with a delightful chip over Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster. Reuters
Ledley King (Tottenhan) – 9.82 seconds: The Englishman was known as one of the finest defenders of his generation but was holder of the fastest goal in Premier League history for his strike against Bradford in December 2000. Action Images / Reuters
Alan Shearer (Newcastle) – 10.52 seconds: Shearer’s mark of 260 Premier League goals will take some beating, but few came easier than this one against Manchester City in January 2003. Shearer pounced on a heavy touch from Carlo Nash to leave the City goalkeeper red-faced as he slotted into an empty net. Getty Images
Christian Eriksen (Tottenham) – 10.54 seconds: Four teammates touched the ball before Eriksen supplied the finishing touch to give Spurs the lead against Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United at Wembley in January 2018. Getty Images
Mark Viduka (Leeds United) – 11.90 seconds: The Australian completes the list of five quickest Premier League goals after his lightning quick effort in a 2-1 win against Charlton Athletic in March 2001. Action Images / Reuters
Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history on Tuesday after netting just 7.69 seconds into his side's 1-1 draw at Watford, who snatched a point thanks to Andre Gray's late equaliser.
See who else makes the list of the English top-flight's quickest goalscorers by swiping left/right on your browser to scroll through the gallery above.
Updated: April 24, 2019 11:38 AM