Chelsea’s deadly John Terry equals Premier League record

Chelsea defender John Terry is equal with David Unsworth as the Premier League's all-time top-scoring defender

Chelsea captain John Terry Photo: www.oulala.com

John Terry’s goal at the King Power Stadium in Chelsea’s 3-1 away win over Leicester City on Wednesday night was the 34-year-old’s fourth Premier League goal of the season.

However, more significantly, the strike now puts Terry equal with David Unsworth as the Premier League’s all-time top goal scoring defenders, both players now sit level on 38 overall.

The feat is made more impressive due to the fact that Unsworth was a regular penalty taker, with many of his goals coming from the spot.

The top five goal-scoring defenders also features two more penalty takers in Ian Harte and Leighton Baines, as well as Terry’s former team mate, William Gallas.

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The Chelsea skipper has now scored in each of his last 15 seasons and after a contract extension was agreed in March, it is only a matter of time until Terry takes the honour as the Premier League’s top goal scoring defender ever.

This infographic was supplied by Opta-powered fantasy football game www.oulala.com

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