Steven Gerrard: Celebrates scoring penalty at Newcastle
Liverpool’s penalty record, Arsenal’s leaky defence and Jonny Evans’ poor run characteristic in our evaluate of the weekend’s Premier League stats.
TEAMtalk takes a have a look at all the important thing Opta statistics following the latest Premier League action which noticed Arsenal transfer two factors clear on the top, Manchester United suffer yet another setback, and bottom three Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Norwich all ship in 4 goals.
Newcastle United 2 Liverpool 2
There have been 39 Premier League video games between Newcastle and Liverpool with no 0-0; no fixture has had more games and no goalless attracts.
Newcastle have just one win in seven Premier League games at home (D2 L4).
Liverpool are unbeaten of their final eight Premier League away games, their best run since 2009.
Daniel Sturridge has now scored 13 objectives in his final 13 Premier League appearances.
Sturridge has scored 5 targets in 4 starts at St James’ Park.
That was the 126th aim in Premier League games between Newcastle and Liverpool, more than in any other clash.
Liverpool (118) have been awarded extra penalties than some other workforce in Premier League history.
Newcastle obtained their 63rd Premier League crimson card; only Blackburn (seventy six), Everton (76) & Arsenal (72) have extra.
Steven Gerrard is the twenty fourth player to attain one hundred+ Premier League objectives.
Steven Gerrard is the 13th player to attain 100+ Premier League goals for a single membership.
Of Steven Gerrard’s one hundred Premier League targets, 20 have come from the penalty spot including every of the last five.
12 of Newcastle’s 14 pictures on this sport came from exterior the field.
Liverpool’s Premier League second half scorelines this season have been (from earliest to most up-to-date) zero-zero, zero-0, zero-0, 0-1, 0-1, 1-1, 0-1, 1-1.
Arsenal 4 Norwich Metropolis 1
Arsenal have collected extra points (fifty nine) and more wins (18) in the Barclays Premier League in 2013 than every other aspect.
Norwich have scored in each of their last eight league games against Arsenal, but have collected just 4 points on this run.
The Gunners are on the longest run of scoring in consecutive video games within the Barclays Premier League (13 video games).
Arsene Wenger’s side have only managed three clean sheets of their final 15 league games at the Emirates.
Arsenal are the one side to attain in each Premier League game this season.
With four, Olivier Giroud has already surpassed his help total from last season (three).
Jack Wilshere scored in consecutive Premier League games for the primary time.
Mesut Ozil has two targets and three assists in five Premier League games for the Gunners.
Aaron Ramsey has six targets in his final six appearances for Arsenal (all comps).
This was Arsenal’s third four-1 house win of 2013 in the Premier League.
Chelsea 4 Cardiff Metropolis 1
Chelsea have received eleven and drawn one among their last 12 Barclays Premier League games at Stamford Bridge.
Cardiff have saved a clean sheet in simply considered one of their eight Barclays Premier League video games so far.
Petr Cech did not hold a clean sheet in his three hundredth Premier League appearance.
Samuel Eto’o scored his first Premier League purpose with his 12th shot this season.
Eto’o was the primary striker to score a Premier League objective for Chelsea this season.
Oscar has matched his Premier League objectives total from last season (4).
Eden Hazard scored two and assisted another on this recreation.
Hazard now has 12 assists and 12 objectives in 42 Premier League appearances for Chelsea.
Hazard created 5 possibilities from open play, greater than some other participant.
Jose Mourinho is now unbeaten in 64 Premier League home video games as supervisor of Chelsea (W50 D14)
Everton 2 Hull City 1
No aspect has at present gone longer without dropping at residence in the Barclays Premier League than Everton (13 games – W10 D3).
Yannick Sagbo’s purpose was the earliest scored by a subsititute in the Premier League this season (30 minutes).
Everton conceded for under the second time within the last nine Premier League residence video games.
Hull scored with their solely shot heading in the right direction.
Kevin Mirallas scored and created six goalscoring possibilities in this sport. No player created more on Saturday.
Manchester United 1 Southampton 1
Robin van Persie has scored 5 goals in 5 Premier League appearances against Southampton (four in three for Man Utd).
Manchester United have played consecutive residence league matches without a win for the primary time since 2007 (Might – August).
The Red Devils have kept just two clean sheets in their final 12 Premier League video games.
Southampton’s last seven away games within the Premier League have produced simply eight objectives.
Since the starting of final season, Manchester United haven’t misplaced a PL sport after taking the lead (W32 D4).
Saints have averted defeat for simply the second time in 15 Premier League visits to Previous Trafford (L13).
United have received just three of their last eight home Premier League matches (D2 L3).
The Old Trafford facet have failed to maintain a clean sheet in each of Jonny Evans’ last five league appearances.
Southampton have had more than 50% possession on each of their final two visits to Old Trafford (54% on Saturday; fifty seven% in January).
Stoke zero West Bromwich Albion 0
Stoke have kept a clean sheet in seven of their earlier nine Barclays Premier League video games towards West Brom.
West Brom have gone 5 video games unbeaten in the Barclays Premier League for the primary time below Steve Clarke.
There have been simply thirteen objectives scored within the nine Premier League meetings between these two sides.
Stoke’s whole of four objectives from eight video games is barely the 14th time a crew has scored 4 or fewer of their opening eight PL video games. Seven of the previous thirteen went down.
Stéphane Sessegnon had 4 of WBA’s eleven photographs.
Swansea City 4 Sunderland zero
Swansea ended a run of eight successive dwelling video games with out a win in the Premier League.
Swansea ended a run of 56 video games and not using a Premier League penalty, stretching again to March 2012.
Sunderland are the fourth group to file just one point from their opening eight Premier League video games. Two of the previous three went down (Man City 1996, Sheffield Wednesday 2000), whereas one (Southampton 1999) survived.
Sunderland have conceded 18 targets in their last six Premier League games.
The last time Sunderland kept a clean sheet was Paolo Di Canio’s second and ultimate win as supervisor (1-zero v Everton).
Swansea scored with four of their seven photographs on course.
Sunderland managed only one shot heading in the right direction.
West Ham United 1 Manchester Metropolis three
Man City have lost just one in every of their final thirteen Barclays Premier League conferences with West Ham (W9 D3).
Sergio Aguero’s brace was his eighth in the Premier League.
Aguero’s second goal was his first headed purpose in the Premier League (from forty one objectives).
Aguero has now scored the identical number of Premier League objectives as Luis Suarez (41).
5 of Aguero’s six shots on this sport have been heading in the right direction.
This was only the fourth win in City’s last 12 Premier League away games.
Metropolis are the first team to attain 20+ objectives in the Premier League this season.
West Ham have lost three successive PL residence video games for the first time since March 2010.
Yaya Toure made 112 touches, essentially the most he has made in a Premier League recreation this season.
Aston Villa zero Tottenham Hotspur 2
It took Andros Townsend 27 shots to score his first Premier League goal of the season, greater than every other goalscorer within the high tier.
Aston Villa haven’t stored a clean sheet in any of their last 15 Premier League home games, dropping ten on this run (W4 D1).
The Villans have now gone 10 Premier League meetings without beating Spurs (D3 L7).
Tottenham have stored clear sheets in four of their last five encounters with Villa, winning all 4 of those games (D1).
Roberto Soldado scored his first Spurs purpose from open play, together with his first two strikes coming from the penalty spot.
eleven of Aston Villa’s 15 photographs have been off beam (2 on track, 2 blocked) – the most they’ve recorded in a sport this season. Solely towards Newcastle did they record fewer on course (1).
Aston Villa have the lowest possession in the Premier League (41.three%). In five fixtures of the eight games this season, their possession has been below forty%.
No Premier League team has stored extra clean sheets than Tottenham (5, stage with Southampton), three of which have come away from White Hart Lane.
Crystal Palace 1 Fulham 4
Fulham have scored greater than three objectives in a single Premier League game for the primary time since the opening day of last season.
Fulham have received 5 and misplaced simply considered one of their final seven league conferences with the Eagles.
The Lilywhites got here from behind to win within the Premier League for the first time since April 21, 2012 (after they beat Wigan 2-1).
The victory can be the first factors Fulham have won from shedding positions to this point this season.
Crystal Palace have conceded nine goals from set pieces this season, more than another side in the Premier League.
Bryan Ruiz has assisted extra league goals (9) since the starting of final season than another Fulham player.
Crystal Palace remain one of only two sides but to maintain a clean sheet within the Barclays Premier League this season (alongside Sunderland).
Dimitar Berbatov scored his first Premier League purpose of the season; ending a run of six league appearances and not using a purpose for Fulham.
The Bulgarian had more touches (79) than every other Fulham player within the match.