Barclays Premier League Opta Facts March 14-16
Crystal Palace v Queens Park Rangers
Crystal Palace have won just one of their last seven Premier League home matches (W1 D2 L4).
QPR are unbeaten in the last seven league meetings with Crystal Palace (W3 D4 L0).
The Eagles have now gone 10 Premier League matches at Selhurst Park without a clean sheet.
There have been just seven goals scored in the five Premier League meetings between Palace and Rangers and just one in the last three.
Rangers have won just one and lost 16 of their last 18 Premier League games away from home.
Glenn Murray has scored three goals in his last two Premier League appearances.
There have been just five yellow cards in the five Premier League meetings between QPR and Crystal Palace.
QPR have won just six of their 34 Premier League London derbies away from home and have lost the last five in a row.
Alan Pardew has already won more Premier League games as Crystal Palace manager (four from eight) than Neil Warnock (three from 16), despite managing half as many games.
QPR have allowed more shots on target against them than any other team in the Premier League (160).
Arsenal v West Ham United
Theo Walcott has scored five goals and set up three more in his last four Barclays Premier League games against West Ham.
West Ham have won none of the last 13 Barclays Premier League games against Arsenal (W0 D2 L11), losing the last eight in a row.
Olivier Giroud has scored four goals in his four Premier League appearances against West Ham.
The Hammers have scored the first goal in four of the last five Premier League meetings with Arsenal, but the Gunners have come back to win on each occasion.
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 12 Premier League London derbies at the Emirates, but West Ham were the first team ever to beat Arsenal at their new stadium back in April 2007.
The Hammers have won just one of their last seven Premier League London derbies away from home.
Sam Allardyce has never coached a winning team away at Arsenal in the Premier League, losing seven and drawing three of his 10.
Arsenal have won seven consecutive home league games; they have not won eight in a row since November 2005 (13).
Olivier Giroud has scored eight goals in his last 10 Premier League starts.
West Ham (15) have scored the most headed goals in the Premier League, while only two teams (Burnley 17 & Stoke 11) have conceded more than Arsenal (10, same as QPR).
Everton v Newcastle United
Romelu Lukaku has scored four goals in five Barclays Premier League appearances against Newcastle United.
Newcastle's victory on 28 December ended a run of five without a win against Everton, with the Merseysiders winning four of those five.
Ross Barkley and Arouna Kone have both scored in two of their three Premier League games against Newcastle.
Everton scored from both of their attempts on target in their 2-3 defeat at St James Park back in December.
The Toffees have won just four of their last 16 Premier League games at Goodison Park (W4 D7 L5), drawing the last four in a row.
There has been a goal scored inside the first five minutes in three of the last four Premier League games between the Magpies and the Toffees.
Newcastle have won just one of their last eight Premier League away matches (W1 D2 L5).
The overall league record between Everton and Newcastle United is pretty even with the Toffees winning 62, the Magpies 63 and 34 draws.
Everton have now kept only three clean sheets in their last 18 Premier League games.
Newcastle have scored the highest percentage of second half goals in the Premier League this season (69%).
Leicester City v Hull City
Leicester City have lost just one of their last seven league meetings with Hull City (W4 D2 L1).
Steve Bruce's side have won just one of their last 13 Premier League away matches (W1 D5 L7).
Both sides were shown a red card in the closing stages of the reverse fixture at the KC Stadium back in December, which was the first ever meeting between Leicester and Hull in the top flight.
There have in fact been five red cards in the last six league meetings between the two teams.
The last time this exact fixture was played was in the Championship in September 2012 and David Nugent netted a hat-trick in a 3-1 win for the Foxes.
The Tigers have failed to score in seven of their last 10 Premier League matches on the road.
Leicester City have won just three of their last 25 Premier League home matches (W3 D12 L10), losing six of the last eight (W1 D1 L6).
Nigel Pearson's side have scored just three goals in their last eight Premier League games at King Power Stadium.
Dame N'Doye has scored in all three of his Premier League starts for Hull City.
Hull City have conceded the most goals from outside the penalty area this season (11).
Sunderland v Aston Villa
Sunderland have failed to score in five of their last six Premier League matches against the Villans, netting just one in the other encounter.
Gabriel Agbonlahor has scored in three of his last four Barclays Premier League matches against Sunderland.
Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League meetings with Sunderland (W3 D4 L0).
Sunderland have won just two of their last 15 Premier League matches at the Stadium of Light (W2 D7 L6).
Gus Poyet's side have failed to score in three of their last four Premier League home matches.
There have been seven red cards in the last 12 Premier League meetings between Aston Villa and Sunderland.
Aston Villa have the highest tally of red cards in the Premier League this season (6), while Sunderland picked up the most last season (7).
The home team has failed to score in five of the last six Premier League meetings between Villa and Sunderland, the exception being the 6-1 victory for Villa in April 2013.
Sunderland have drawn more often against Aston Villa than versus any other opponent in their Premier League history (11 times).
Aston Villa have scored just six goals in their last 21 Premier League away games and have gone just two minutes short of 10 hours of playing time since they last scored a goal on the road.
West Bromwich Albion v Stoke City
Saido Berahino has scored in three of his last four Premier League appearances.
Mame Biram Diouf has scored three goals in two Barclays Premier League appearances against West Bromwich Albion.
West Brom have failed to score in eight of their 11 Premier League meetings with Stoke City.
The Potters have lost just one of the 11 Premier League meetings with the Baggies (W7 D3 L1).
Stoke have won six and lost none of their last seven league visits to the Hawthorns winning all five visits in the Premier League.
Six of the last eight Premier League goals Stoke have scored have been headers.
Stoke City have scored 97 goals away from home in Premier League history.
There have been just 18 yellow cards in the 11 Premier League meetings between West Brom and Stoke, with no Baggies player being booked in seven of those 11 games.
West Brom have kept five clean sheets in six games in all competitions at the Hawthorns under Tony Pulis.
Pulis had five seasons as boss of Stoke City in the Premier League, winning 29% of his matches. He was replaced by Mark Hughes in May 2013 who has a 38% win rate.
Burnley v Manchester City
There have been 45 goals scored in the last nine matches between Burnley and Manchester City in all competitions.
City are unbeaten in their last six visits to Turf Moor in all competitions, winning the last five in a row and scoring 17 times in the last four.
In the last 68 league matches where Man City have been two goals ahead at any stage, Burnley are the only team to come back to get any kind of a result when they drew 2-2 at the Etihad back in December.
City are unbeaten in their last 13 matches in all competitions against Burnley (W8 D5 L0).
Burnley won five of their first six home games in the Premier League (W5 L1) but since then have won just five of the last 27 (W5 D10 L12).
The Clarets have scored just 13 goals in 14 Premier League home games this season.
Manchester City have lost just three of their last 27 Premier League away games (W17 D7 L3).
No home team has stopped Manchester City from scoring in their last 20 Premier League away matches.
Manchester City have fired in 469 shots (inc. blocked) this season, the most in the Premier League.
Manchester City have scored 998 goals in the Premier League.
Chelsea v Southampton
Chelsea have lost just one of their last 11 Barclays Premier League games against Southampton (W6 D4 L1).
Shane Long has scored in two of his three Premier League appearances at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea are the only team in the four divisions of English football who have not lost a home match in the league this season.
Chelsea are the only team in the Premier League to recover anything from a game where Southampton have taken the lead this season.
Both sides scored from their only attempts on target in the 1-1 draw back in December.
Eden Hazard has scored two Premier League goals against Southampton, both in the 45th minute.
After winning 10 straight Premier League home matches, Chelsea have scored only once in each of their last three and drawn two of them (W1).
The Blues have conceded just seven goals in their last 21 Premier League matches at Stamford Bridge, keeping 16 clean sheets in that run.
Sadio Mané has scored in five of his last seven Premier League starts.
Southampton are the only team not to concede a penalty in the Premier League this season.
Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur
Following a run of 17 wins and no defeats in 22 Barclays Premier League matches against Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United have won none of the last five meetings (D3 L2).
Spurs are only the third team in the Premier League era to go five league games unbeaten against the Red Devils, after Liverpool (2000-2002) and Blackburn Rovers (2004-2006).
Similarly, after 26 games without defeat at home to Spurs in all competitions, having won the previous nine in a row, Man Utd have lost their last two home games against Tottenham.
Spurs have kept just one clean sheet in their last 12 Premier League away matches.
Wayne Rooney has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League starts against Spurs.
Harry Kane has scored in his last six Premier League away games; only one player in the competition's history (Robin van Persie, nine in a row) has scored in seven consecutive away games.
Rooney has scored 94 goals at Old Trafford, only Alan Shearer with 97 at St James Park (two for Blackburn) and Thierry Henry with 114 at Highbury have scored more goals on one single ground in Premier League history.
The Red Devils have won 11 of their last 13 Premier League matches at Old Trafford (D1 L1).
Manchester United have lost just two of their last 18 Premier League matches (W12 D4 L2).
Tottenham have recovered more points from losing positions than any other team in the Premier League this season (16).
Swansea City v Liverpool
There have been 21 goals in the last four Premier League games between Liverpool & Swansea.
Daniel Sturridge has scored four goals in three Premier League appearances for Liverpool against the Swans.
Brendan Rodgers was manager of Swansea City before leaving to join Liverpool in 2012. He won 12 of his 38 Premier League matches as boss of the Welsh side.
Swansea's only victory over Liverpool in the Premier League came when Rodgers was boss of the Welsh side (W1 D3 L3) and he remains unbeaten in this fixture as a coach (W4 D3).
Jonjo Shelvey has netted in the last three league matches between Liverpool and Swansea as a Swans player, though the last of these was an own goal.
Adam Lallana has scored three goals in his last three Premier League games against Swansea.
Brendan Rodgers' side have won more points in 2015 than any other Premier League team (23).
Liverpool have kept five clean sheets in a row away from home (in league competition) for the first time since 1985
Liverpool have lost just one of their last 16 Premier League matches (W11 D4 L1).
The Reds have kept six clean sheets in their last eight Premier League games.