Berahino ends goal drought after 913 days

Saido Berahino had gone two and a half years without a competitive goal before scoring for Stoke City against Huddersfield Town.

Stoke City striker Saido Berahino played in 48 matches in all competitions since he last found the net.   -  Getty Images

Saido Berahino ended a goal drought stretching back 913 days on Tuesday when he opened the scoring for Stoke City in its EFL Cup clash with Huddersfield Town.

The striker turned in a header early in the second half at bet365 Stadium to put his side 1-0 ahead against the Premier League visitor.

It is Berahino's first competitive goal since he scored for West Brom against Crystal Palace in February 2016.

The 25-year-old had played in 48 matches in all competitions since he last found the net.