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Afcon-bound Cornet matches Aubameyang’s Premier League mark

 The Ivorian star managed a feat first achieved by the Gabon international with his strike against the Whites

Super-sub Maxwel Cornet equalled Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang’s Premier League goal scoring feat having found the net in Burnley’s 3-1 defeat to Leeds United on Sunday.

The Cote d’Ivoire international’s second-half strike ensured that the Clarets restored parity against the Peacocks, nonetheless, they crumbled at Elland Road.

Cornet now boasts of six English top-flight goals in his 10th appearance in the competition - the most by an African player in their first 10 games – since Aubameyang in April 2018 (also six).

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