The 31 players who have scored a 'perfect' hat-trick in the Premier League


Christian Pulisic dropped an absolute masterclass against Burnley on Saturday night.

Having quietly progressed through his first handful of Chelsea appearances, the floodgates well and truly opened when the American broke his duck for the Blues.

Pulisic crowned a superb individual run with a left-footed finish, doubled his bounty before half-time with a deflected strike and headed home from Mason Mount's cross for the treble.

And aside from becoming just the second American to score a hat-trick in the Premier League, it was also notable for being a 'perfect' treble as you can see from the descriptions above.

That, of course, means scoring with your right foot, left foot and your head. 

'Perfect' hat-trick scorers

You might think its not all that uncommon given the vast amount of hat-tricks that have been scored in England's top division, but - according to the Premier League - only 31 players have achieved the feat in 28 seasons.

And after Pulisic's superb performance, we decided to countdown those players and you'll be surprised to see that players like Wayne Rooney, Alan Shearer and Harry Kane miss out.

That, and the fact only three players have ever scored more than one 'perfect' hat-trick. Chit-chat aside, though, you can check out the full list of players down below:

1. Mark Robins - vs Oldham Athletic (1992)

Mark Robins Scores

2. Efan Ekoku vs Everton (1993)

Efan Ekoku of Norwich

3. Robbie Fowler vs Southampton (1993), Arsenal (1995), Southampton (1999)

Liverpool v Southampton Robbie Fowler

4. Matthew Le Tissier vs Norwich City (1994)


5. Chris Sutton vs Coventry City (1994)

Chris Sutton Blackburn Rovers lifts the FA Premiership trophy 1995

6. Tommy Johnson vs Wimbledon (1995)

Tommy Johnson of Aston Villa in action

7. Andy Cole vs Ipswich Town (1995)


8. Gianluca Vialli vs Barnsley (1997)

Gianluca Vialli

9. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer vs Everton (1999)

26 May 1999:  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of Manchester United signals to the fans after United beat Bayern

10. Emile Heskey vs Derby County (2000)

Emile Heskey

11. Les Ferdinand vs Leicester City (2000)

Spurs v Leicester X

12. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink vs Tottenham Hotspur (2002)

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

13. Thierry Henry vs West Ham United (2003)

Thierry Henry of Arsenal prepares to strike the ball...

14. Peter Crouch vs Arsenal (2007)

Liverpool's Peter Crouch celebrates scor...

15. Yakubu vs Fulham (2007), Swansea City (2011)

Everton v Fulham - Premier League

16. Mikael Forssell vs Tottenham Hotspur (2008)

Birmingham v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

17. Gabriel Agbonlahor vs Manchester City (2008)

Hull City v Aston Villa - Premier League

18. Emmanuel Adebayor vs Blackburn Rovers (2008)

Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers

19. Salomon Kalou vs Stoke City (2010)

Chelsea v Stoke City - Premier League

20. Didier Drogba vs Wigan Athletic (2010)

Chelsea v Wigan Athletic - Premier League

21. Louis Saha vs Blackpool (2011)

Everton's French striker Louis Saha (R)

22. Edin Dzeko vs Tottenham Hotspur (2011)

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City - Premier League

23. Demba Ba vs Stoke City (2011)

Stoke City v Newcastle United - Premier League

24. Pavel Pogrebnyak vs Wolverhampton Wanderers (2012)

Fulham's Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnya

25. Jordi Gomez vs Reading (2012)

Wigan Athletic v Reading - Premier League

26. Kevin Nolan vs Reading (2013)

West Ham United v Reading - Premier League

27. Romelu Lukaku vs Manchester United (2013)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

28. Jonathan Walters vs Queens Park Rangers (2015)

Stoke City v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

29. Steven Naismith vs Chelsea (2015)

Everton v Chelsea - Premier League

30. Sergio Aguero vs Newcastle United (2015), (2018)


31. Christian Pulisic vs Burnley (2019)

Burnley FC v Chelsea FC - Premier League
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