Premier League statistics: Best facts and figures from the weekend

first_imgIt wasn’t the most thrilling weekend of Premier League action, but it did still throw up some fascinating statistics.The north London derby saw Tottenham win 2-0 against Arsenal, and confirm they will finish above their rivals for the first time since 1995.Meanwhile, Liverpool took advantage of slip ups from Manchester United and Man City, with a win over Watford – thanks to Emre Can’s stunning goal.Meanwhile, at the bottom of the division, Sunderland’s relegation to the Championship was confirmed.But what were the best facts and figures from the weekend? Click the right arrow above to find out… 8. Against Everton, Chelsea kept their first clean sheet in the Premier League since they beat Hull City in January. 1. Saturday was the first time in Premier League history that no home side scored a goal on a day with at least four games. 5. Lucas Leiva has three assists in five games, as many as in his previous 163 Premier League appearances. 10 10 3. Hull City have now conceded 12 penalties in the Premier League this season, the most by any team in a single season since 1992. 10 2. West Brom have failed to score in five consecutive games for the first time in their history. 4. The average age of the Tottenham team that beat Arsenal 2-0 on the weekend was just 3.5 years old when Spurs last finished above the Gunners in the Premier League (in 1995). Dele Alli wasn’t even born then! 10 10 10 6. Opponents have hit the woodwork 20 times against Watford, more than any other Premier League side. 10 10 10. Sunderland have now been relegated from the Premier League for the fourth time in their history – more times than any other club. 9. Manchester United are now unbeaten in 25 top-flight games – the longest in their history. 10 10 7. Tottenham have won more points at White Hart Lane this season (50) than in any previous campaign. last_img

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