Nigerian midfielder Ovie Ejaria set the Championship record for the 2020/2021 season. The Reading midfielder set the record – in a 1-1 draw against Queen Park Rangers on Saturday.
Ejaria returned to the starting lineup after missing games against Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest because of a hamstring-related injury.
He started alongside Michael Olise in the starting lineup while Sone Aluko was an unused substitute.
According to Whoscored.com, Ejaria made eight key passes against Queen Park Rangers. A record of – key passes – made in a game in the Championship this season. He made 1.8 key passes per game.
In 31 appearances this season, the young midfielder scored two goals and created five assists.