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WSP Numbers Game : English Premier League Stats – Week 26

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Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck celebrates his injury time winner against Leicester City in the crucial Premier League clash on Sunday.

Check out some interesting Stats from Week 26 of the Premier League

Arsenal 2 – 1 Leicester City

  • Arsenal will be the only Premier League team from the 2015-16 season to beat Leicester City home & away.
  • Danny Welbeck’s goal against Leicester City was Arsenal’s 100th goal scored after 90 mins of regulation time in a Premier League game – most in the Premier League.
  • Mesut Ozil has now created 100 chances in the Premier League 2015-16. The record (since 1998 when this category was introduced) is 134 by Lampard in 2008-09.
  • When Danny Simpson was sent off against Arsenal, he became the first Leicester City player to be sent off in a Premier League match in the 2015-16 season.
  • Jamie Vardy’s six penalties won in the 2015-16 Premier League season, is the highest for any player and more than penalties won by any of the other 19 teams.

Manchester City 1 – 2 Tottenham Hotspurs

  • In his last five Premier League appearances, Christian Eriksen has been involved in five of Tottenham’s goals – three goals, two assists.
  • In his last 17 Premier League appearances, Harry Kane has scored 15 goals.
  • Manchester City has managed to win only 1 of their 10 Premier League games against sides currently in the top eight this season, having drawn 3 and lost 6.

Aston Villa 0 – 6 Liverpool

  • The win against Aston Villa was Liverpool’s joint-biggest Premier League away win – their fourth 6-0 win.
  • For the first time in a Premier League match, Liverpool had six different goals corers – Daniel Sturridge, James Milner, Emre Can, Divock Origi, Nathaniel Clyne and Kolo Toure.
  • It took Divock Origi only 37 seconds to score after coming on as a substitute – the fastest any substitute has scored in the 2015-16 Premier League season.

Sunderland 2 – 1 Manchester United

  • This win against Manchester United was Sunderland’s first against them at the Stadium of Light. Till now, they had drawn four and lost 9 against United.
  • Since 1989-90, this Premier League season has seen Manchester United score the fewest goals after 26 league games.
  • Manchester United’s 2015-16 Premier League campaign has seen them earn fewer points after 26 games, than any of their prior campaigns.

Stats Courtesy: Opta

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