Robin van Persie has extended his Premier League record by scoring in an eighth successive away match.

The previous record holder was Chelsea's Didier Drogba with goals in six successive away games between August and November 2009.

Scroll down for Van Persie's unprecedented scoring run:

VAN PERSIE SCORING RECORD
Date Competition Opposition H/A/N W/D/L F A Van Persie goals
08-05-2011 Premier League Stoke City A L 1 3 1
24-04-2011 Premier League Bolton Wanderers A L 1 2 1
20-04-2011 Premier League Tottenham Hotspur A D 3 3 1
10-04-2011 Premier League Blackpool A W 3 1 1
19-03-2011 Premier League W.B.A. A D 2 2 1
05-02-2011 Premier League Newcastle Utd A D 4 4 2
15-01-2011 Premier League West Ham Utd A W 3 0 2
01-01-2011 Premier League Birmingham City A W 3 0 1

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