Premier League 2018/19 season will kick off on 11th of August this year. Manchester City will start their title defense against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Arsene Wenger did not do very well against Pep Guardiola but Unai Emery record against the Spaniard is even worse. Jose Mourinho will hope for a better campaign next season when he welcomes Leicester City at Old Trafford. Chelsea travels to face Huddersfield in match-day one. Liverpool nice football will be re-ignited once again at Anfield against West Ham United while Spurs entertain Newcastle United at St. James Park. Today, as the countdown to the new season continues, we want to look at six best scorers in Premier League first match in history.
6. Louis Saha- 6 goals
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Former France International Louis Saha is a Premier League legend. He scored a total of 146 goals for Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspurs, Fulham, and Everton. The striker netted 6 goals in the opening day same as Drogba. The forward struggled with injuries throughout his career.
5. Didier Drogba- 6 goals
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Chelsea legend Didier Drogba scored a total of 164 goals in 381 appearances. He joined the Blues in 2004 and then left in 2012. Jose Mourinho brought him back in 2014 and they won another double together. The 39-year-old Ivorian netted a total of 104 Premier League goals 6 of them coming in the opening day. He won all trophies available in Club level. The Blues fans will not forget the Champions League-winning penalty at Allianz Arena against Bayern Munich.
4.Teddy Sheringham- 7 goals
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Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspurs legend Teddy Sheringham scored a total of seven goals in the opening day in Premier League. The Legendary striker netted 355 goals in 898 appearances. He also played for West Ham, Portsmouth, and Nottingham Forest. In the opening day, he is level with Wayne Rooney with 7 goals.