⚡️ Martinelli solo stunner ranks third for longest distance covered by a player before scoring an EPL goal
⚡️ Martinelli solo stunner ranks third for longest distance covered by a player before scoring an EPL goal
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⚡️ Martinelli solo stunner ranks third for longest distance covered by a player before scoring an EPL goal

The 18-year-old Brazilian covered 61.69 metres to score against Chelsea in a 2-2 draw on Tuesday night. 

According to OPTA data retrieved by the Premier League, Son Heung-min's strike this season against Burnley and Andrew Townsend's vs West Bromwich Albion in 2016 are the only two times in Premier League history that players have travelled further with the ball before shooting than Martinelli did at Stamford Bridge. 

🇧🇷 Martinelli vs Chelsea (61.59m)

It was a staggering effort from Martinelli who sprinted virtually the entirety of 62 metres inside six seconds.

🇰🇷 Son vs Burnley (71.41m)

Son's strike deservedly won the Premier League goal of the month award for December 2019 when he covered the distance in an impressive 11 seconds.

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Townsend vs WBA (75.97m)

Townsend's solo effort in the 2016/2017 season against West Bromwich Albion saw him weave his way beyond defenders, covering almost 76 metres in 14 seconds.

The Premier League takes a break this weekend, but catch Son Heung-min and Tottenham as they travel to Southampton in the FA Cup.

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