Prem stats: Gerrard drought, Moyes woes

Monday 20th January 2014 16:10

Steven Gerrard: Seven of last eight PL goals have come from spot

Steven Gerrard: Seven of last eight PL goals have come from spot

Arsenal's season-best run, Steven Gerrard's open-play goal drought and David Moyes' away-day woes feature in our Premier League stats round-up.

TEAMtalk takes a look at the key Opta statistics following the weekend's Premier League action which saw Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea all win, and Everton held to a 1-1 draw against West Brom in Monday Night Football.

Sunderland 2 Southampton 2

Jay Rodriguez has scored six goals and assisted one in his last seven Premier League away games.

Sunderland only had 15 touches of the ball before Southampton's opener in the fourth minute.

Adam Johnson has scored four and assisted two goals in his last two Premier League appearances.

Indeed, Johnson has been directly involved in all six Sunderland goals across these two games.

The England winger has scored in back-to-back PL games for first time since December 2011.

Fabio Borini's goal ended a drought of 265 minutes of home league football without a goal for Gus Poyet's side.

Southampton have won just one of their last eight Premier League away games (W1 D4 L3).

Sunderland have lost only one of their last seven Premier League games (W2 D4 L1).

Arsenal 2 Fulham 0

Jack Wilshere has scored one and assisted three in his last three Premier League games.

Santi Cazorla's last six Premier League goals have come at the Emirates.

Fulham have never won away at Arsenal in any competition, losing 23 of the 28 visits to the Gunners.

Arsenal have kept eight clean sheets in their last nine games in all competitions at the Emirates Stadium, conceding just one goal in the other match during this run.

Arsenal matched their best run of the season with a win in this game (five wins in a row).

Indeed, this was the 19th time Arsenal have won 5+ Premier League games in a row.

Mathieu Flamini completed 82 of his 84 passes in this game.

Crystal Palace 1 Stoke City 0

Crystal Palace have failed to score in the first-half in five of their last six Premier League games.

Jason Puncheon has scored in consecutive Premier League appearances at Selhurst Park.

The Potters have won none of their last nine Premier League away games (L7 D2).

No Premier League team has picked up fewer away points than Stoke this season (5, level with Hull).

Stoke have played 212 Premier League games and have scored 210 goals.

Since Tony Pulis took over at Crystal Palace, only Arsenal (six) have kept more clean sheets than the Eagles (four).

Manchester City 4 Cardiff City 2

Manchester City's first goal of this game was their 100th of the season in all competitions; they have reached this milestone in 34 games, which is nine games quicker than any other side in the Premier League era.

Edin Dzeko has scored six goals in his last four appearances at the Etihad Stadium.

Since joining the Premier League, David Silva has made more assists than any other player (36).

Jesus Navas has scored two and assisted three in his last seven Premier League appearances.

Yaya Touré has scored six goals in his last eight Premier League games.

Sergio Aguero has scored 13 and assisted four in his last 12 Premier League appearances.

The Argentinean striker has scored 10 goals in his last nine appearances on home soil

42% of Fraizer Campbell's PL goals have come against Manchester clubs.

Manchester City have won their last 11 straight Premier League games at the Etihad Stadium and won 16 of the last 17

Cardiff have won none of their last eight Premier League away games (W0 D2 L6).

The Welsh side became only the second team in the Premier League (after Arsenal) to score more than once as an away side at the Etihad this term.

Norwich City 1 Hull City 0

Ricky van Wolfswinkel has managed only four shots on target in 13 Premier League appearances.

Hull City have kept six clean sheets this season in the Premier League, but none of these have come away from home.

The Canaries have managed only three goals in their last six Premier League outings.

No team has picked up fewer away points than Hull this season (5, level with Stoke).

Hull City failed to have a shot on target in this game.

No Premier League team has conceded more headed goals than Hull this term (seven).

West Ham United 1 Newcastle United 3

Yohan Cabaye has scored four goals in his last four Premier League away appearances.

Cabaye's opener ended a run of 296 minutes of league football without a goal for Newcastle.

Loic Remy ended a drought of 337 minutes with his first goal on Saturday.

Newcastle's French players have scored 29 goals this season; the most by players of any one nationality at a single Premier League club.

Newcastle United have drawn none of their last 11 Premier League away games since a 0-0 draw at Upton Park last May.

Liverpool 2 Aston Villa 2

Christian Benteke has scored four goals in four Premier League appearances against Liverpool.

Steven Gerrard has scored more goals against Aston Villa (12) than he has managed against any other opponent in the Premier League.

Seven of Gerrard's last eight Premier League goals have come from the spot.

Aston Villa have lost just one of their last five Premier League visits to Anfield (W2 D2 L1).

Since the start of last season, Luis Suarez has won seven penalties - four more than any other Premier League player.

Andreas Weimann has now scored in consecutive league appearances at Anfield.

Weimann had gone 947 minutes without scoring in the Premier League, before his strike opened the scoring for Villa.

Liverpool conceded twice for the first time at home in the Premier League this season.

The Reds have conceded two first half goals in four of their last five league games, having not conceded more than once in the first half beforehand.

Daniel Sturridge has 11 goals and three assists in 14 Premier League appearances this season.

The draw ended a run of seven consecutive home league wins for Liverpool at Anfield.

Villa have conceded exactly two goals in five of their last six Premier League away games.

Swansea City 1 Tottenham 3

Swansea City have won just two of their last 16 Premier League home matches (W2 D6 L8).

Tottenham have won five and lost none of their six Premier League meetings with Swansea.

Tottenham have won five league away games in a row for the first time since 1960.

Wilfried Bony has now scored four goals in his last four appearances for Swansea (all comps).

With five goals, Emmanuel Adebayor has now matched his PL goals total from last season (in seven apps this season compared to 25 in 2012-13).

Adebayor now has 88 Premier League goals, one more than Dennis Bergkamp.

Swansea have benefited from five own goals in the PL this season (more than any other side) but Chico's was the first they have conceded.

Swansea have kept only one clean sheet in their last 13 Premier League games.

Swansea conceded only six fouls in this game.

Nabil Bentaleb made 10 tackles in this game, the most by a Spurs player in a PL match this season, and the joint-third most by a player from any club.

Chelsea 3 Manchester United 1

Javier Hernandez has scored in seven of his last 10 appearances in all competitions against Chelsea.

David Moyes has never won away from home to one of the Premier League's traditional big four - Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool or Arsenal (P48 W0 D18 L30).

Only in two PL seasons (2001-02 & 2003-04, both nine) have Manchester United lost more games than they have this season (7).

Both Jose Mourinho's first and 100th Premier League wins have come against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.

Mourinho reached his total of 100 PL wins quicker than any other manager in the history of the league (142 games, 20 games quicker than Sir Alex Ferguson).

All five of Nemanja Vidic's Premier League red cards have come against Chelsea (2) or Liverpool (3).

Samuel Eto'o's treble is the 25th hat-trick by an African player in the Premier League (15 players in total).

Eto'o is only the fourth player to score a Premier League hat-trick vs Manchester United, after David Bentley, Dirk Kuyt and Romelu Lukaku (Egil Ostenstad's hat-trick in 1996 was later reduced to two goals by the Dubious Goals Panel).

All six of Samuel Eto'o's Premier League goals have come at home.

Chelsea have won five Premier League games in a row.

Hernandez has now scored more substitute goals away from home (10) than any other player in Premier League history.

West Brom 1 Everton 1

West Brom have not won back to back home Premier League games since March 2013.

Everton have lost none of their last seven Premier League away games (W3 D4 L0).

Everton have conceded only one first half goal in their last 10 Premier League games.

West Brom have kept only one clean sheet in their last 12 Premier League games.

Diego Lugano is the 10th Uruguayan to score in the Premier League after Suarez, Poyet, Forlan, Ramirez, Pandiani, Dario Silva, Martinez, Paz & Coates.

WBA (10) and Everton (9) have drawn the most games in the Premier League this season.

There are six teams with 42+ points after 22 Premier League games this season, previously the most was four in 2004-05 and 2008-09.

Nine of Everton's 13 shots in this game came in the first half - with all four shots on target coming before the break.



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