Sergio Aguero: Ridiculous statistics of Man City’s greatest goalscorer

Date published: Tuesday 30th March 2021 8:46 - Ian Watson

Sergio Aguero stats Man City

* Aguero will leave City as the club’s greatest ever goalscorer with 257 goals so far in 384 appearances.

* Aguero broke Eric Brook’s 78-year record when he scored his 178th City goal against Napoli in a 4-2 win in 2017.

* He is the Premier League’s highest-ever overseas scorer with 181 goals so far.

* Only Alan Shearer (260), Wayne Rooney (208) and Andy Cole (187) have scored more Premier League goals.

* But Shearer (441), Rooney (491) and Cole (415) all played many more games than Aguero (271).

* Aguero has the best minutes-per-goal rate in Premier League history. The City star has scored a goal every 108 minutes. The next best is Thierry Henry and Harry Kane, both on 122 minutes per goal.

* Last season, in the Premier League, Aguero was good for a goal every 91 minutes.

* In all competitions for City, Aguero has scored a goal every 107 minutes.

* Aguero has broken through the 20-goal barrier in the Premier League in six of his ten seasons at City. Only Shearer has more 20+ seasons (7).

* Aguero has scored 13 hat-tricks for City. He has netted four goals on two occasions and five against Newcastle in a 6-1 win in 2015.

* Aguero’s best form came under Manuel Pellegrini. Under the Chilean manager he scored 89 goals.

* In 119 appearances for Pellegrini, Aguero had a hand in 121 goals.

* He scored every 101 minutes for Pellegrini. Under Pep Guardiola, Aguero has netted every 103 minutes.

* In the Premier League, Aguero has scored most goals against Newcastle (15 in 11 appearances).

* Of the 33 Premier League opponents Aguero has faced, he has scored against all but one – Bolton. When he faced the Trotters for Atletico Madrid, he was sent off.

* Aguero’s record against City’s big six rivals: Tottenham (11 in 16); Chelsea (10 in 14); Manchester United (8 in 11); Arsenal (8 in 14); Liverpool (7 in 13).

* Only one opponent – Middlesbrough – has faced Aguero and not lost (drawn twice).

* Chelsea are the opponent Aguero has faced most often throughout his career. In 19 games in all competitions against the Blues, he has scored 15 goals.


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The breakdown of Aguero’s 181 Premier League goals:
Right foot: 128
Left foot: 34
Head: 18
Penalties: 27

* Aguero has taken 1003 shots in the Premier League, 415 of which were on target, giving him a shooting accuracy of 41%.

* Aguero scored 21 goals from outside the box. Since he arrived in the Premier League, only Christian Eriksen has scored more.

* In the Premier League, Aguero has hit the woodwork 34 times.

* In all competitions, Aguero has scored 121 first-half goals for City, and 136 in the second half.
0-15 mins: 37
16-10: 43
31-45: 40
First-half added time: 1
46-60: 45
61-75: 44
76-90: 40
Second-half added time: 7

Aguero’s honours list with Man City: 
Four Premier League titles: 2011/12, 2013/14, 2017/18, 2018/19
One FA Cup: 2018/19
Five League Cups: 2013/14, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20
Three Community Shield wins: 2012, 2018, 2019


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Individual honours:
Premier League Golden Boot: 2014/15
FSF Player of the Year: 2014
City Player of the Year: 2011/12, 2014/15
City Goal of the Season: 2011/12
Premier League Player of the Month: October 2013, November 2014, January 2016, April 2016, January 2018, February 2019, January 2020
PFA Premier League Team of the Year: 2017/18, 2018/19

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