Chris Smalling scored an unlikely double for Manchester United against Burnley in the 3-1 win, meaning he has now scored the same amount of Premier League goals as £59.7m Angel Di Maria, and only one fewer than the Colombian striker Radamel Falcao.
Smalling's first goal of the game came only 22 seconds after replacing Jonny Evans, and was scored with his first touch of the ball. His name was soon trending on Twitter.
Robin Persie added a third for United. Danny INgs (who else?) was on the scoresheet for Burnley.
The best tweets:
2 - Chris Smalling has had two of Manchester United's three shots so far tonight and has scored with both of them. Fortunate.OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 11, 2015
Chris Smalling has now scored 3 goals in the Premier League this season, just one fewer than Radamel Falcao. pic.twitter.com/PQxuAwA5MQSquawka Football (@Squawka) February 11, 2015
Chris Smalling, who's been on the pitch for a matter of seconds, makes it 1-0 Man United https://t.co/SMD2gkhDKoBreatheSport (@BreatheSport) February 11, 2015
22 - Chris Smalling scored 22 secs after coming on. Only Sammy Ameobi (8 secs vs Spurs) has scored a faster PL sub goal this season. Impact.OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 11, 2015
GOAL! Chris Smalling scores with his first touch after coming on for Phil Jones. pic.twitter.com/DWer7xbDexbet365 (@bet365) February 11, 2015
CHRIS SMALLING YOU LEGEND! LOUIS VAN GAAL WITH THE MASTER STROKE SUBSTITUTIONThe Name's Sheikh (@Xeque_279) February 11, 2015
"@UtdRantcast: Chris Smalling! Chris Smalling! Ridicule is nothing to be scared of!" Beautiful.Jay (@RFFH) February 11, 2015
United are next in action on Monday, in the FA Cup fifth-round away at Preston North End.
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