Aguero matches Shearer's record for Premier League hat-tricks
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Sergio Aguero's second three-goal showing in as many matches has drawn the Manchester City striker level with Alan Shearer for most Premier League hat-tricks.

The Argentine star now has 11 league hat-tricks in eight seasons in England's top flight, registering as many as Shearer did in 14 Premier League campaigns with Blackburn and Newcastle.

Rank Player Hat-tricks
T1 Alan Shearer 11
T1 Sergio Aguero 11
3 Robbie Fowler 9
T4 Thierry Henry 8
T4 Harry Kane 8
T4 Michael Owen 8
7 Wayne Rooney 7
8 Luis Suarez 6

A week after Aguero opened the scoring against Arsenal inside of a minute on his way to a 10th league trio, the former Atletico Madrid forward was again in the mood for a swift start, doubling City's advantage with a 13th-minute tally on Sunday at the Etihad.

Aguero made it 3-0 for the hosts six minutes later when got in behind the Chelsea defense to deftly place the ball beyond a helpless Kepa Arrizabalaga. The 30-year-old notched his treble shortly after the interval from the penalty spot before coming off for Gabriel Jesus.

Aguero matches Shearer's record for Premier League hat-tricks
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