Chelsea’s 6-0 win vs Wigan still holds bonkers Premier League record 12 years on

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    Chelsea's 6-0 victory over Wigan Athletic in August 2010 remains the only Premier League match to have had no corners over 12 years on.

    The contest at the DW Stadium went as expected with the then-title challenging Blues, led at the time by Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti, steamrolling the relegation-threatened Latics.

    Goals from Florent Malouda, Nicolas Anelka (two), Saloman Kalou (two) and Yossi Benayoun secured a resounding win on the road. But despite that, there was bizarrely no corner kicks throughout the whole game for either side.

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    And although thousands more Prem matches have been played since then, it's still the only time that freak occurrence has happened in the league's 30-plus year history.

    Wigan did come very close to achieving it again in January 2013. But they picked up the solitary corner in a 2-2 away draw at Stoke City.

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    Their corner-less clash with Chelsea was also notable for having 14 different countries represented: Colombia, Argentina, Honduras, Scotland, Holland, Paraguay, Czech Republic, Serbia, Brazil, England, Ghana, Nigeria, France and Ivory Coast.

    That's far from the most cosmopolitan Prem game of all-time, however, a record which belongs to Blackburn 2-0 West Brom from the same season in January 2011. There was 22 different nations represented in that match.

    After their 6-0 triumph, Chelsea went on to finish the 2010/11 campaign second, nine points behind title winners Manchester United. Wigan, meanwhile, narrowly avoided relegation, finishing three points above the drop zone.


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