Chelsea become 3rd club in Premier League history to reach 2,000 points

Chelsea become 3rd club in Premier League history to reach 2,000 points

- Chelsea managed a 3-1 win over Brighton on Monday night, September 14

- The Blues are now the third club to ever reach 2000 points in the Premier League

- Manchester United and Arsenal are first and second teams respectively to reach the milestone

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Chelsea are now the third club in the history of the Premier League to reach 2000 points after rivals Manchester United and Arsenal football club.

It is no surprise that the Red Devils are first to reach the milestone after winning the league 13 times as the club reached the feat in February, 2017 after a 2-0 victory over Watford at the Old Trafford.

Manchester United reached 2000 points with just 949 games mostly played under Sir Alex Ferguson.

Arsenal reached 2001 points just last season after playing 1070 games during their 4-0 bashing of Norwich.

After 1077 matches, Chelsea were seven games slower to reach the feat, with Monday's game their 579th win alongside 263 draws and 235 losses.

The Blues have been consistent since Roman Abramovich took over the club as statistics show in their total points.

They averaged 59.8 points per season before his takeover in 2003 and 77.7 under the Russian’s ownership, up to the end of last season.

Chelsea become just the third club in Premier League history to reach 2,000 points

Chelsea become 3rd club to reach 200 Premier League points. Photo Credir: Getty Images
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There is set to be a fourth member of the club this season, with reigning league champions Liverpool well on track.

The Reds have 1,951 points from 1,077 games after beating Leeds on Saturday, meaning they will need at least another 17 games to reach the mark

Meanwhile, only recently, Cristiano Ronaldo became the second man to reach a century of goals for his country after Iran's Ali Daei who has 109 - and is the first European ever to hit three figures next closest is Ferenc Puskas, with 84.

The Portuguese striker further validated his Greatest of all Time status after netting his 100th and 101st international goals in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden in their UEFA Nations League clash.

Ronaldo reached the milestone in style after firing an unstoppable freekick into the top corner of the post to give his side the lead just before the half-time whistle.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Lionel Messi has become the fourth sportsman to earn a billion in his career after Forbes released his recent earnings with Barcelona.

The 33-year-old old was way ahead of rival Cristiano Ronaldo gulping a massive $126 million against the Portuguese's $117m.

The Barcelona star is now the second footballer to reach the $1bn point mark along with Ronaldo, Rodger Federer, Tiger Woods and Floyd Mayweather.

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