Leicester City equalled the 24-year-old record for the biggest ever Premier League victory as 10-man Southampton were dismantled at a rainswept St Mary’s.
On yesterdays night, Leicester have managed to set the below records:
- Recorded the biggest ever victory by an away side in an English top-flight league match in the 131-year history of the Football League
- Inflicted Southampton’s biggest ever defeat as an English league side in all competitions in their history
- Became only the second team in Premier League history to establish a five-goal lead in the first half of an away game in the competition, after Manchester City against Burnley in April 2010 (also 5-0)
- Became only the second side in Premier League history to have two players score a hat-trick in the same game (Perez and Vardy), after Arsenal in May 2003 – also against Southampton (Pennant and Pires)