Matching Walcott and closing on Owen: The best Bukayo Saka stats after MOTM England display

A series of head-turning statistics surrounding the efforts of Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka on the international stage have come to the fore on Saturday night.

For those who may have missed it, Saka was back in action a short time ago.

After featuring from the off in England’s victory over Italy in midweek, the 21-year-old was afforded his 2nd Three Lions start on the bounce, on this occasion in a meeting with Ukraine.

And, safe to say, Saka went on to take full advantage of his latest opportunity to impress.

En route to an eventual 2-0 England triumph, the gifted wide-man played a direct hand in both goals, laying on Harry Kane’s opener, before turning goalscorer himself in spectacular fashion:

And such production on Saka’s part, as alluded to above, has since given rise to a whole host of remarkable statistics.

First, it was revealed by statisticians Opta that the Arsenal man, at 21, has joined an elite group of English goalscorers:

In addition, he has already matched the tally racked up by a former Gunners star, in Theo Walcott, in front of goal on the international stage:

Finally, turning attentions towards production across all competitions, it has been revealed that Saka has now racked up a hefty 23 goal involvements in his last 34 outings for club and country:

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.

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