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David Thompson 25th Apr 2012 - 14:03

Premier League Opta Facts 28th - 30th April

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Everton v Fulham

 

Everton have won all 10 Premier League home games against Fulham and the last 18 in a row in the English league.

The Toffees have won six and lost just one of the last eight games in all competitions against Fulham.

Everton have already beaten Fulham at Goodison Park this season, 2-1 in the FA Cup 4th Round.

Everton's last three home wins over Fulham in all competitions have been by a 2-1 scoreline.

Nikica Jelavic has scored six goals in his six Premier League starts for Everton.

Everton have scored more goals in their last five Premier League games (14) than they had managed in the previous 17 matches (13).

71% of the goals Everton have scored have been netted in the second half of games, a league high.

Pavel Pogrebnyak has scored six goals from six shots on target in the Premier League.

Clint Dempsey has scored six goals in his last eight Premier League appearances.

Everton have won five of their last six Premier League home games, keeping five clean sheets and conceding just one goal in that run.

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Norwich City v Liverpool

These two sides mustered 16 shots on target between them in the reverse fixture which ended as a 1-1 draw.

Only Wolves (6) have picked up fewer points than Liverpool (12) in 2012.

Liverpool have only won three of their last 15 Premier League matches, losing nine in that run.

Norwich have won just two of their last 10 Premier League games and have gone 11 without a shutout.

Liverpool have won their last two visits to Carrow Road by a 2-1 scoreline.

The Reds have converted just nine per cent of shots into goals, a lower proportion than any other side in the top flight.

Liverpool have no hit the woodwork on 30 occasions this season, more than any other team, while only Bolton (6) have the struck the uprights fewer times than Norwich (7).

Norwich have scored the joint-most headed goals in the Premier League (15).

The Canaries have conceded just 18% of their goals from set pieces, the lowest proportion in the Premier League.

Liverpool have allowed their opponents just 120 shots on target, fewer than any other team this season.

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Stoke City v Arsenal

Arsenal have recovered more points from losing positions than any other team in the top flight this season (19).

The Potters have scored the highest percentage of goals from set pieces in the Premier League (63%), while the Gunners have netted the lowest proportion (13%).

Four of the last five meetings between Stoke and Arsenal in all competitions have ended with a 3-1 scoreline.

Stoke have won three of their last four home matches in all competitions against Arsenal .

Peter Crouch has scored six Premier League goals against Arsenal; he's only netted more against Blackburn (8) in the competition.

After receiving a red card in his first league appearance against Stoke, Robin van Persie has scored five goals in the three subsequent Premier League outings against the Potters.

There were four goals from just five shots on target in the reverse meeting at the Emirates Stadium.

38% of the goals Stoke have scored have been netted from headers, the highest proportion in the Premier League.

Arsenal have conceded just five headed goals, the joint-fewest in the top flight.

Robin van Persie has fired in 63 shots on target from inside the penalty area, two more than the entire Stoke team.

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Sunderland v Bolton Wanderers

Sunderland have won five successive Premier League meetings with Bolton Wanderers.

On the two previous occasions that Owen Coyle has managed Bolton at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League, his side have failed to score.

Sunderland are on a run of five games without a win in the Premier League, having drawn four and lost one.

Bolton Wanderers have kept just one clean sheet in their last 23 Premier League games.

Just one of Bolton's last 30 Premier League away games has ended in a draw and none of their last 22.

In their last seven Premier League away games, Bolton have failed to score in five (losing all five) and scored in two (winning both of them).

Sunderland have failed to score in their last 405 minutes of Premier League football.

Bolton have drawn just three games in the Premier League this season. The Premier League record for fewest draws in a single season is currently held by Chelsea (3) in 1997/98.

No player has picked up more cards than Lee Cattermole in the Premier League this season (10; 9 yellows, 1 red).

Bolton have the lowest passing accuracy in the middle third of the pitch in the Premier League this season (78%).

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Swansea City v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolverhampton Wanderers have dropped the joint-most points from winning positions of any team in the Premier League (20).

Swansea have committed just 297 fouls this season, fewer than any other Premier League side.

Wolves have allowed their opponents 247 shots on target against them, at least 51 more than any other team.

Wolves have won six and lost just one of their last nine games in all competitions against Swansea.

Swansea have won just one of their last six Premier League matches.

Wolves have won none of their last 11 Premier League games, losing nine in that run.

Terry Connor's side have failed to score in their last three league outings.

Only Arsenal (19) have recouped more points from losing positions than Wolves (14) and the Midlanders came back from 2-0 down to get a point in the reverse fixture against Swansea.

Ashley Williams has blocked more shots than any other player in the top flight (36).

Wolves are the only team in the Premier League without a goal in the opening 15 minutes of a Premier League game.

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West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa

Aston Villa have dropped the joint-most points from winning positions of any team in the Premier League this season (20).

Villa have won just two Premier League games in 2012, only Wolves (1) have won fewer.

The Baggies have won just two of their 11 Premier League meetings with Aston Villa, but these two victories have come in their two most recent games against them.

Roy Hodgson has won seven and lost just two of his 10 Premier League matches against Aston Villa.

Villa have won only one of their last 13 Premier League games, and are winless in their last seven in a row.

West Brom have won, and kept a clean sheet, in three of their last four Premier League games.

46% of the goals that Aston Villa have conceded this season in the PL have come via set-piece situations; a league-high.

Villa completed just 56% of their passes in their midweek Premier League defeat to Bolton; their worst success rate in a PL game since December 2008.

Aston Villa still need to pick up six points from their remaining three games to avoid collecting their lowest tally of points in a PL season.

A win in this game would see West Brom reach the 48-point mark in a Premier League season for the first time.

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Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United

Nine of the 11 Premier League meetings between these two sides have produced a winner, with only two games ending in a draw.

Wigan have won four of their five Premier League home games against Newcastle, but their last home league meeting with the Magpies ended in a 0-1 defeat.

The Latics have won four of their last six Premier League matches.

Only Newcastle United (18) and Manchester United (13) have picked up more points than Wigan (12) in their last six Premier League games.

No side have won fewer home games than Wigan (3) in the Premier League this season.

Papiss Demba Cisse has has equalled Mick Quinn's record of most goals in his opening 10 PL appearances (11).

Yohan Cabaye has either scored or assisted six of Newcastle's last seven goals (two goals, four assists).
With six wins in a row, Newcastle are just one short of their Premier League record of seven consecutive victories.

Should Newcastle keep one more clean sheet between now and the end of the season, they'll equal their best tally in a single PL season (15).

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Chelsea v Queen Park Rangers

Chelsea have lost only two of their nine Premier League games against QPR, but one of those came earlier this season (0-1).

The Blues have won and kept a clean sheet in three of their four Premier League home matches against QPR, drawing the other.

Chelsea have currently won 399 games in the history of the Premier League.

Chelsea have won none of their seven London derbies in the Premier League this season, drawing five and losing two.

In contrast, QPR have won three of their seven London derbies in the PL this term (losing four) but all three of these wins have come at home.

QPR have won just 11 points on the road in the Premier League this season; a league-low.

Chelsea have lost only one game under Roberto Di Matteo this season (W10, D4) in all competitions.

QPR have alternated between away defeats and home wins in their last eight Premier League games; should this run continue, the Hoops would lose this match.

47% of the goals that Chelsea have conceded in the Premier League this season have come following the 75th minute; a league-high proportion.

QPR have been given eight red cards in the Premier League this season; one away from the Premier League record set by Sunderland in 2009/10 (9).

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Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers

Spurs have won five successive Premier League matches against Blackburn Rovers.

Tottenham have won just one of their last nine Premier League matches.

Harry Redknapp's side have picked up just four points in their last four home games in the Premier League; this after dropping only four in their previous 12.

Blackburn have lost three successive away games in the Premier League.

Rovers have conceded an average of 2.4 goals a game away from home this season in the Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers have conceded a league-high 16 headed goals this season.

Paul Robinson has saved just 56% of the shots that he has faced this season in the PL; a league-low.

Since the start of February, Gareth Bale has made 10 appearances and played 877 minutes in the Premier League, but has managed only one assist and has scored no goals.

Yakubu has equalled his best-ever Premier League goal tally in a single season (16), but has netted in only two of his last 10 PL apps.

No side have failed to score more penalties in the Premier League this season than Blackburn (4).

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Manchester City v Manchester United

Manchester City scored six goals from just seven shots on target against United in their 6-1 victory at Old Trafford earlier this season.

There have been six red cards in Premier League Manchester derbies, five of them going to United.

Manchester United have lost only one of their last five Premier League trips to the Etihad Stadium & they also defeated Man City there earlier this season in the FA Cup (3-2).

No team in Premier League history has won a return leg after having lost by five goals or more at home in the reverse fixture.

Carlos Tévez has scored or assisted a Man City goal every 55 minutes this season in the PL, only Thierry Henry can boast a better ratio.

Sergio Aguero and Carlos Tevez have been on the pitch together for 304 minutes this season in the Premier League. In that time, Aguero has scored seven goals and Tevez has netted four.

In Man City's last three Premier League games, Sergio Aguero has scored five goals and Carlos Tevez has scored four goals.

Wayne Rooney has scored 13 goals in his last 11 Premier League appearances.

Manchester City have won 77 of a possible 81 points in their last 27 Premier League home games.

 

 


 

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