Player who scored hat trick in their season opener

Player who scored hat trick in their season opener

Most of the Europe’s club domestic leagues are in first week, except Premier League in England and Ligue 1 in France. But, there are players who have marked their beginning of the new campaign with a hat trick among goals. We used to see players scoring hat tricks as the season progresses, but this time it’s different. The famous strikers for their big clubs back in business with a bang this season. Hat tricks are flowing from the very beginning, they have set the new season on fire, as Lyon Alexandre Lacazette, Barcelona Luis Suarez and AC Milan’s Carlos Bacca fired hat tricks for their respective clubs on their opening weekend.

1. Alexandre Lacazette for Lyon

Alexandre Lacazette scored hat trick against Nancy in Ligue 1 opener

Alexandre Lacazette of Olympique Lyonnais  grabbed the first spot as he scored hat trick in Lyon’s Ligue 1 match against Nancy on very first day of the France top league new season 2016/17. And, to cherry on the top, he continued his good run with a double against Caen. He has 5 goals to his name from two league games. He has a promising start, and big European clubs are vying for his services, and ready to pay Lyon $50m for his services, but good news for Lyons fan is he chose to stay and end any speculation of his transfer to Arsenal.

2. Luis Suarez for Barcelona

Barcelona's Luis Suarez scored hat trick against Real Betis

Luis Suarez started from where he left, he scored a hat trick in his league opener for Barcelona against Real Betis. Suarez has scored four hat tricks in last six games for Barcelona. Last season Pichichi Award winner with 40 goals in 35 matches is looking to emulate his feet this season as well to end Messi and Ronaldo domination in Spain. He is only in his third season with Barcelona, but he has already achieved great heights in Barcelona shirt. Most of his goals may have come from Messi assists, but in recent time he has become the Barcelona’s fear factor.

3. Carlos Bacca for AC Milan

Carlos Bacca scored hat trick in AC Milan Serie A opener victory against Torino

There is turmoil around AC Milan’s future, but Carlos Bacca made sure, it shouldn’t be revealed on the ground as he scored hat trick for Milan in Serie A opener against Torino. Carlos Bacca future at the club may bein doubt, if he get lured away by a better offer from some Premier League clubs, but till then Milan can enjoy their success and avail as much point as they can, if they want to play Europe’s top tier football once again.

4. Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero scored hat-rick as Man City qualifies for group stage

The first three players hit hat tricks in domestic leagues  but there is another player who can be added in this list is Sergio Aguero. He didn’t score a hat trick in league opener, but he started the campaign in similar fashion as well, when he started his campaign of Manchester City in Champions League play-off with his hat trick against Steaua Bucaresti in away game. Manchester has five goal lead from first leg, which is good enough to seal their berth in champions league group stage without playing 2nd leg.

These four players are hat trick specialists to watch out for the remaining season as the league progresses.


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