Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud became the oldest player to score in six consecutive Premier League starts at the age of 34 years and 66 days.

Giroud scored in Chelsea’s game against Leeds United which saw the Blues come from behind to beat the Whites 3-1 to go top of the league with 22 points.

Leeds had opened the scoring through Patrick Bamford’s strike in the 4th minute.

But Giroud’s goal levelled the game for Chelsea after he struck from Reece James’ cross in the 27th minute.

Then a 61st minute header from Kurt Zouma helped Frank Lampard’s side take the lead and Christian Pulisic finished off the scoring in just three minutes before stoppage time.

Soccer Football – Premier League – Chelsea v Leeds United – Stamford Bridge, London, Britain – December 5, 2020 Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma celebrates scoring their second goal with Olivier Giroud and Ben Chilwell Pool via REUTERS/Mike Hewitt

In an earlier match, Ighalo was benched as Manchester United came from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1.

Tomas Soucek poked home at the back post from a corner to give West Ham the lead in the first half.

However, United bounced back in the second half as goals from Paul Pogba (65), Mason Greenwood (68) and Marcus Rashford (78) ensured that the Red Devils took the fourth place on the Premier League table with 19 points.

United have now come from behind to win each of their last five Premier League away games.