List of Premier League highest scoring games

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This is a summary of the highest scoring games and biggest winning margins in the Premier League since its establishment in the 1992–93 season. The record for the biggest win is Manchester United's 9–0 victory against Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on 4 March 1995. Tottenham Hotspur are the only other club to have scored nine goals in a Premier League game - in their 9–1 victory over Wigan Athletic at White Hart Lane on 22 November 2009. This game also boasts the record number of goals scored by both teams in one half of Premier League football (nine), and by one team in one half of Premier League football (eight, by Tottenham). Manchester United also hold the record for the biggest winning margin away from home with an 8–1 victory over Nottingham Forest at the City Ground in Nottingham on 6 February 1999.

The highest scoring game is Portsmouth's 7–4 win against Reading at Fratton Park in the 2007–08 season.

Highest scoring games[edit]

Goals
scored
Date Home team Result Away team Goal scorers Ref
11 29 September 2007
Portsmouth
7 – 4
Reading
Benjani 7', 37', 70', Hreiðarsson 55', Kranjčar 75', Ingimarsson 81' (o.g.), Muntari 90' (pen)
Hunt 45', Kitson 48', Long 79', Campbell 90' (o.g.)
[1]
10 29 December 2007
Tottenham Hotspur
6 – 4
Reading
Berbatov 7', 63', 73', 83', Malbranque 76', Defoe 79
Cissé 16', Ingimarsson 53', Kitson 69', 74'
[2]
10 22 November 2009
Tottenham Hotspur
9 – 1
Wigan Athletic
Crouch 9', Defoe 51', 54', 58', 69', 87' Lennon 64', Bentley 88', Kranjčar 90'
Scharner 57'
[3]
10 28 August 2011
Manchester United
8 – 2
Arsenal
Welbeck 22', Young 28', 90+1', Rooney 41', 64', 82' (pen), Nani 67', Park 70'
Walcott 45+3', Van Persie 74'
[4]
10 29 December 2012
Arsenal
7 – 3
Newcastle United
Walcott 20', 73', 90+2', Oxlade-Chamberlain 50', Podolski 64', Giroud 84', 87'
Ba 43', 69', Marveaux 59'
[5]
10 19 May 2013
West Bromwich Albion
5 – 5
Manchester United
Morrison 40', Lukaku 50', 81', 86', Mulumbu 81'
Kagawa 6', Olsson 9' (o.g.), Büttner 30', Van Persie 53', Hernández 63'
[6]
9 9 April 1994
Norwich City
4 – 5
Southampton
Robins 37', Goss 49', Sutton 56', 64'
Ullathorne 44' (o.g.), Le Tissier 58', 63' (pen), 73', Monkou 90'
[7]
9 4 March 1995
Manchester United
9 – 0
Ipswich Town
Keane 15', Cole 19', 37', 53', 65', 87', Hughes 55', 59', Ince 72'
-
[8]
9 26 August 1997
Blackburn Rovers
7 – 2
Sheffield Wednesday
Gallacher 2', 7', Hyde 10' (o.g.), Wilcox 20', Sutton 24', 74', Bohinen 53'
Carbone 8', 47'
[9]
9 26 October 1996
Southampton
6 – 3
Manchester United
Berkovic 6', 63', Le Tissier 34', Østenstad 45', 85', Irwin 90' (o.g.)
Beckham 41', May 56', Scholes 89'
[10]
9 6 February 1999
Nottingham Forest
1 – 8
Manchester United
Rogers 6'
Yorke 2', 67', Cole 7', 50', Solskjær 80', 88', 90', 90'
[11]
9 12 February 2000
West Ham United
5 – 4
Bradford City
Sinclair 35', Moncur 43', Di Canio 65' (pen), Cole 70', Lampard 83'
Windass 30', Beagrie 44' (pen), Lawrence 47', 51'
[12]
9 11 March 2000
Tottenham Hotspur
7 – 2
Southampton
Richards 28' (o.g.), Anderton 39', Armstrong 41', 64', Iversen 45', 78', 90'
Tessem 26', El Khalej 33'
[13]
9 13 November 2004
Tottenham Hotspur
4 – 5
Arsenal
Naybet 37', Defoe 61', King 74', Kanouté 88'
Henry 45', Lauren 55' (pen), Vieira 60', Ljungberg 69', Pirès 81'
[14]
9 11 May 2008
Middlesbrough
8 – 1
Manchester City
Downing 16' (pen), 58' Alves 37', 60, 90', Johnson 70', Rochemback 80', Aliadière 85'
Elano 87'
[15]
9 16 January 2010
Chelsea
7 – 2
Sunderland
Anelka 8', 65', Malouda 17', A. Cole 22', Lampard 34', 90', Ballack 52'
Zenden 56', Bent 90'
[16]
9 14 December 2013
Manchester City
6 – 3
Arsenal
Agüero 14', Negredo 39', Fernandinho 50', 88', Silva 66', Touré 90'
Walcott 31', 63', Mertesacker 90'
[17]
9 22 March 2014
Cardiff City
3 – 6
Liverpool
Mutch 9', 88', Campbell 25'
Suárez 16', 60', 90', Škrtel 41', 54', Sturridge 75'
[18]

Biggest winning margin[edit]

Goals
margin
Date Home team Result Away team Goal Scorers Ref
9 4 March 1995
Manchester United
9 – 0
Ipswich Town
Keane 15', Cole 19', 37', 53', 65', 87', Hughes 55', 59', Ince 72'
-
[8]
8 19 September 1999
Newcastle United
8 – 0
Sheffield Wednesday
Hughes 11', Shearer 30', 33' (pen), 42', 81', 84' (pen), Dyer 48', Speed 78'
-
[19]
8 22 November 2009
Tottenham Hotspur
9 – 1
Wigan Athletic
Crouch 9', Defoe 51', 54', 58', 69', 87', Lennon 64', Bentley 88', Kranjčar 90'
Scharner 57'
[3]
8 9 May 2010
Chelsea
8 – 0
Wigan Athletic
Anelka 6', 56', Lampard 32' (pen), Kalou 54', Drogba 63', 68' (pen), 80', Cole 90'
-
[20]
8 23 December 2012
Chelsea
8 – 0
Aston Villa
Torres 3', Luiz 29', Ivanović 34', Lampard 59', Ramires 75', 90+1', Oscar 79' (pen), Hazard 83'
-
[21]
7 18 November 1995
Blackburn Rovers
7 – 0
Nottingham Forest
Shearer 20', 57', 68', Bohinen 28', 76', Newell 82', Le Saux 89'
-
[22]
7 25 October 1997
Manchester United
7 – 0
Barnsley
Cole 17', 19', 45', Giggs 43', 56', Scholes 59', Poborský 80'
-
[23]
7 6 February 1999
Nottingham Forest
1 – 8
Manchester United
Rogers 6'
Yorke 2', 67', Cole 7', 50', Solskjær 80', 88', 90', 90'
[11]
7 11 May 2005
Arsenal
7 – 0
Everton
Van Persie 8', Pirès 12', 50', Vieira 37', Edu 70' (pen), Bergkamp 77', Flamini 85'
-
[24]
7 14 January 2006
Arsenal
7 – 0
Middlesbrough
Henry 20', 30', 68', Senderos 22', Pirès 45', Silva 59', Hleb 84'
-
[25]
7 11 May 2008
Middlesbrough
8 – 1
Manchester City
Downing 16' (pen), 58' Alves 37', 60, 90', Johnson 70', Rochemback 80', Aliadière 85'
Elano 87'
[15]
7 25 April 2010
Chelsea
7 – 0
Stoke City
Kalou 24', 31', 68', Lampard 44' (pen), 81', Sturridge 87', Malouda 89'
-
[26]
7 2 November 2013
Manchester City
7 – 0
Norwich City
Johnson 16' (og), Silva 20', Nastasić 25', Negredo 36', Touré 60', Agüero 71', Džeko 86'
-
[27]

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