Premier League stats and facts, January 16

Date published: Saturday 16th January 2016 5:52

Read the most interesting stats from Saturday’s Premier League games, which saw Chelsea draw 3-3 with Everton but five other teams record home wins.

Tottenham Hotspur 4 Sunderland 1

Tottenham Hotspur have won nine and lost none of their last 12 Premier League games against Sunderland (D3).

Patrick van Aanholt has scored three goals in his last nine Premier League appearances; this after scoring none in his first 42 apps in the competition.

Christian Eriksen has now scored in all four of his Premier League appearances against Sunderland (five goals).

Eriksen has netted more goals against Sunderland in the Premier League than versus any other opponent (5).

Eriksen scored in the Premier League from open play for the first time in almost a year (Jan 17th 2015 the last time before today – also versus Sunderland).

Sunderland held the lead for just 91 seconds before Christian Eriksen’sequaliser.

Mousa Dembélé now has three PL goals this season, equalling his bestgoalscoring tally in a single PL season (three in 2010-11 for Fulham).

Harry Kane has now scored 11 goals in his last 13 Premier League appearances.

Kane has scored 12 Premier League goals this season, but those 12 goals have only earned Spurs one point.

Each of Sunderland’s three goalkeepers (Pantilimon, Mannone & Pickford) have conceded exactly four goals in their first Premier League appearance of 2015-16. 

Harry Kane

Bournemouth 3 Norwich City 0

Bournemouth have scored more goals in the opening 15 minutes of Premier League games (7) than any other side this season.

Norwich are still the only Premier League side yet to keep a clean sheet away from home this season.

Dan Gosling has scored three goals in the Premier League this season, his best tally in a single PL campaign.

Norwich City have conceded a league-high 14 goals from crosses this season.

Robert Madley has awarded 10 penalties in 15 Premier League games this season; more than any other referee.

Bournemouth have been awarded 20 penalties in league football since the start of 2014-15; more than any other team in the top-four tiers of English football.

Benik Afobe has scored 33 league goals since the start of 2014-15, only Sergio Agüero (36) and Daryl Murphy (35) have more in the top four tiers in this period (Harry Kane, Odion Ighalo and Andre Gray also have 33).

 Dan Gosling Junior Stanislas Bournemouth celebration

Chelsea 3 Everton 3

Roberto Martinez managed his 250th Premier League game, becoming the 21st manager to reach this landmark in the competition.

John Terry made his 700th appearance for Chelsea in this match (all comps).

Terry has now registered four Premier League own-goals for Chelsea, more than any other player for the club.

Kevin Mirallas has bagged three goals in his last five appearances for the Toffees in all competitions after netting just once in his previous 15 for the club.

Diego Costa has netted five goals in his five appearances under Guus Hiddink this season (in all competitions) after bagging just four in 21 for the Blues this season before his arrival.

Fabregas’ goal was his first in the Premier League since he scored against QPR on April 12, 2015, ending a drought of 1991 goalless minutes.

Since November 28, Everton have dropped a league-high 11 points from leading positions in nine Premier League games, six more than any other side.

John Terry is the third player to score at both ends in a Premier League game this season, after Troy Deeney v Manchester United and OlivierGiroud v Sunderland.

John Terry’s equaliser for Chelsea versus Everton was the latest goal scored in the Premier League in 2015-16 so far (97:53).

Terry’s goal (97:53) was the latest scored in a Premier League game since Yakubu’s for Blackburn vs. Wigan (98:14) in November 2011.

John Terry equalises Chelsea v Everton

Manchester City 4 Crystal Palace 0

Manchester City have netted a league-high 11 goals from outside the box this season, four more than any other side.

Fabian Delph has ended up on the winning side in every game where he has scored in in his senior club career (in all competitions) – 15 games.

Since coming to the Premier League in the summer of 2010, David Silva has racked up 54 assists, 12 more than any other player.

Kelechi Iheanacho has registered two goals and three assists in Man City’s three meetings with Crystal Palace this season (in all competitions).

Since coming to the Premier League in the summer of 2011, Sergio Aguero has bagged 88 goals, 10 more than any other player.

Courtesy of his first-ever top-flight goals against the Eagles, Aguero has now scored against 25 of the 28 teams he has faced in the Premier League.

Kevin De Bruyne has registered 11 goals and 11 assists in 29 appearances in all competitions for Manchester City this season; he’s only Premier League player this season to hit double figures for both goals and assists in all competitions.

The Citizens scored four goals from four shots on target in this game.

Crystal Palace have failed to score in five successive top-flight matches for the first time since February 1998 (also five games).

 Sergio Aguero

Newcastle United 2 West Ham United 1

West Ham United have won just one of their last 13 Premier League trips to St James Park (W1 D5 L7).

Georginio Wijnaldum has had a hand in 10 goals (nine goals, one assist) in 12 Premier League appearances at St James’ Park.

In fact, all nine of Georginio Wijnaldum’s Premier League goals this season have come at St James’ Park.

Ayoze Pérez has scored in four of Newcastle United’s five Premier League wins in 2015-16.

Nikica Jelavic scored his first Premier League goal for West Ham and his first in the competition since February 2015.

Newcastle attempted 23 shots (inc. blocked) in this match; their highest tally in a single Premier League goal this season and the most that they have had in a PL game since September 2014.

 Ayoze Perez

Southampton 3 West Bromwich Albion 0

Southampton secured their 200th Premier League victory in this match.

James Ward-Prowse scored more goals in this game (2) than he had in his previous 92 Premier League appearances for Southampton (1).

All three of Ward-Prowse’s Premier League goals have been from dead ball situations (two penalties, one direct free kick).

Ward Prowse was the first Southampton player to score a Premier League goal from a direct free kick since Rickie Lambert in Feb 2014.

Martin Atkinson awarded a penalty for the first time in 24 Premier League matches (since his last in May 2015).

Dusan Tadic now has more goals this season in the Premier League (5) than he managed in 2014-15 (4).

West Brom didn’t manage a single shot on target in this match – the third time that they have not done so in a Premier League game this season (more often than any other team).

James Ward-Prowse Southampton celebration

Aston Villa 1 Leicester City 1

Shinji Okazaki has now scored five goals for Leicester City in all competitions, all of them coming away from home.

The Foxes have now been top of the Premier League table for 33 days this season, the same number of days that Spurs have been top of the PL table since its inception in 1992 (based on end of days).

Rudy Gestede scored his first Premier League goal in 10 appearances for Aston Villa at Villa Park.

Aston Villa have seen a substitute score on just three occasions in the Premier League since September 22, 2013 – two of those have been scored by Gestede.

The Foxes’ run of six hours and 11 minutes without conceding a Premier League goal was ended by Gestede’s goal.
The Villans have scored just eight goals in 11 Premier League games under Remi Garde.

Shinji Okazaki Leicester City celebration

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