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Trent Alexander-Arnold Sets New Premier League Record In Watford Win



Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold became the youngest player to produce a hattrick of assists during the Premier League win over Watford on Wednesday night.

The England international right-back set up three goals in the crucial victory over the Hornets to become the youngest player to achieve that feat at the age of 20 years and in a span of 143 days.

Alexander-Arnold doubled his assist count with the hattrick of assists against Watford.

He now has six assists in 18 league appearances this term.

Trent Alexander-Arnold provided the first goal for Sadio Mane via a fantastic cross after nine minutes on the clock before setting up the Senegalese forward again in the 20th minute.

Divock Origi scored the third goal for Liverpool after 66 minutes before the aforementioned Alexander-Arnold completed his treble of assists for Virgil Van Dijk in the 79th minute.

Dutch international Van Dijk wrapped up the 5-0 victory with eight minutes left on the clock.

With the win, Liverpool maintained their lead at the top of the table ahead of Premier League champions Manchester City who also secured a victory at home.

Manchester City saw off West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday via a 1-0 win at the courtesy of a second-half penalty from Sergio Aguero.