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Stuart Dalgleish 31st Jan 2011 - 18:06

Premier League Opta Facts - 1-2 February

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Arsenal v Everton

  • Arsenal have scored more goals (77) against Everton than any team versus any opponent in Premier League history.
  • The Gunners have only kept one clean sheet in their last 10 Premier League matches against Everton.
  • The Toffees have lost 12 and won none of their last 14 Premier League away matches against Arsenal.
  • Arsenal have scored in the 48th minute in three of the last five matches against Everton, Cesc Fabregas doing so twice in the last three meetings.
  • Robin van Persie has scored four goals in six Premier League appearances against Everton.
  • The Dutchman has scored six goals in his last four Premier League appearances.
  • There have been eight goals scored in the 89th minute or later in the last eight Premier League games between Arsenal and Everton.
  • Tim Cahill has scored four goals in eight Premier League games against the Gunners.
  • Arsenal have dropped just five points from a possible 39 against the teams in the bottom half of the table this season.
  • Everton have drawn more games than any other team in the Premier League (12)
  • 50% of the goals Arsenal have conceded have come from set pieces, the highest proportion the top flight.

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Manchester United v Aston Villa

  • Aston Villa have won just one of the last 30 Premier League meetings with Manchester United.
  • Only Arsene Wenger (9) has won more Premier League matches as a manager against Manchester United than Gerard Houllier (5).
  • Gabriel Agbonlahor has scored in three of his last four Premier League matches at Old Trafford.
  • Man Utd have scored more headed goals (14) than any other team in the Premier League.
  • Sir Alex Ferguson's side are unbeaten in their last 28 Premier League matches.
  • Villa have won just one of their 14 matches against this season's top 10.
  • Villa were two goals up with just 10 minutes to play at Villa Park, but the game ended 2-2 and Gerard Houllier's side have dropped the joint-most points from winning positions (14).
  • Javier Hernandez has scored seven goals from just 11 shots on target in the Premier League this season.
  • Paul Scholes has been booked in five of his last six Premier League starts.
  • United have scored with 18.5% of their attempts at goal, making them the most clinical side in the top flight.

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Sunderland v Chelsea

  • Sunderland fired in 21 shots against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge more than any other team has managed against the Blues in a game this season.
  • Nicolas Anelka has scored six goals in four games for Chelsea against Sunderland.
  • There have been five goals scored in the last five minutes of the last four matches played between Sunderland and Chelsea.
  • Sunderland have only lost one of their six Premier League games against the current top five this season.
  • Sunderland haven't lost to a top 10 side this season at the Stadium of Light, while Chelsea have only won one of their six away games against a top half club.
  • Didier Drogba has attempted 38 shots on target, more than any other player in the top flight.
  • Sunderland have lost just one of their last 12 Premier League games at the Stadium of Light.
  • Chelsea's win over Bolton ended a run of six Premier League games on the road without a win for the Blues.
  • Chelsea have won their last five Premier League visits to the Stadium of Light.
  • Sunderland's win at Stamford Bridge earlier this season ended a run of 11 straight defeats against Chelsea.

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West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic

  • In the last four league seasons where Wigan and West Brom have met, either both sides have won their home games or both sides have won away; with Wigan having won the reverse fixture West Brom will win this game if the run continues.
  • Hugo Rodallega's first competitive goal for Wigan came against the Baggies in a 3-1 defeat at the Hawthorns in May 2009.
  • Gary Caldwell has picked up three yellow cards and a red in his last five Premier League appearances.
  • Maynor Figueroa has been booked in five of his last six Premier League starts.
  • Wigan have converted the lowest percentage of chances into goals in the Premier League this season, just 9%.
  • The Latics have been penalised for 327 fouls this season, more than any other side.
  • Wigan were the last team to concede their first penalty this season in the top flight but have now given one away in each of their last two matches.
  • West Brom have earned six red cards, more than any other Premier League side.
  • The Baggies have kept the fewest clean sheets in the top flight, just one.
  • West Brom have lost six of their last seven Premier League matches, conceding at least two goals in all of those games.

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Birmingham City v Manchester City

  • Carlos Tevez has scored three goals in five Premier League appearances against Birmingham.
  • Birmingham have only won one and lost five of the last eight Premier League games against Man City, but two of the last three have ended as 0-0 draws.
  • There have been fewer goals scored at St Andrews than at any other Premier League ground (21).
  • Birmingham City have fired in just 73 shots on target, fewer than any other team.
  • Birmingham have won just 91 corners, fewer than any other team.
  • The Blues have given away just 241 fouls this season, fewer than any other team.
  • Birmingham have won just one of their last eight Premier League matches.
  • Alex McLeish's side have lost just two of their last 26 Premier League matches at St Andrews, but have drawn three and won none of the last four.
  • Man City have lost just three of the last 19 Premier League away games, all by a single-goal margin.
  • Roberto Mancini's side have failed to score in their last two Premier League away games.

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Blackpool v West Ham United

  • West Ham have won three and lost none of the last five league meetings with Blackpool.
  • West Ham managed just one shot on target in the reverse fixture at Upton Park back in November.
  • West Ham have conceded 10 headed goals, more than any other team in the top flight.
  • Blackpool have scored more goals from outside the box than any other team in the top flight.
  • DJ Campbell has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League appearances.
  • The Hammers have hit the target with just 35% of their shots, posting the worst shooting accuracy in the top flight.
  • The Tangerines have scored eight goals from corners, the joint-highest number along with Blackburn.
  • Blackpool have allowed their opponents more shots on target against them (152) than any other team.
  • West Ham have been caught offside 85 times, more than any other team.
  • Blackpool have caught opposition players offside 90 times, the joint-most in the Premier League.

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Bolton Wanderers v Wolverhampton Wanderers

  • Bolton have won six and lost only one of the last eight games against Wolves.
  • One of the five Premier League meetings between Wolves and Bolton has ended as a draw while the other four have all been won by a single goal margin.
  • Wolves have drawn the joint-fewest matches in the Premier League this season (3).
  • Bolton haven't lost to a team currently sitting in the bottom half of the table this season.
  • The Trotters have only been caught offside 36 times this season, fewer than any other team.
  • Wolves have gone 15 Premier League matches without a draw.
  • Wolves have lost nine of their last 10 Premier League away games.
  • Bolton have only lost two of their last 14 Premier League home games and they were against Liverpool and Chelsea.
  • Owen Coyle's side have kept just one clean sheet in their last 11 Premier League games at the Reebok.
  • Bolton have lost four and won none of their last five Premier League games.

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Blackburn Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur

  • Roman Pavlyuchenko has scored four goals in his three Premier League appearances against Blackburn.
  • Peter Crouch has scored three goals in his last two Premier League starts against Rovers.
  • Blackburn have only won one of their last six Premier League home games against Spurs.
  • Blackburn have kept no clean sheets in their last 10 Premier League games against Tottenham.
  • Blackburn have scored five goals in their last five matches against Spurs, all of them in the 80th minute or later.
  • Blackburn are the only team not to have recouped any points from losing positions this season.
  • Tottenham have recovered 17 points from losing positions this season, more than any other team.
  • Blackburn have taken just one point from six matches against the top five teams this season.
  • Spurs have only lost one game against a team currently in the top half of the table this season.
  • Eight opposition defenders have scored against Spurs this season, more than against any other team, while Blackburn's defenders have netted seven goals, a joint-league high.

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Fulham v Newcastle United

  • Newcastle have scored exactly one goal in each of their last three visits to Craven Cottage.
  • 36% of the goals Fulham have scored have been headed, the highest proportion in the top division.
  • Newcastle have only conceded 6% of their goals from headers, the lowest proportion in the Premier League.
  • 62% of the goals Fulham have conceded have been netted before half-time, the highest proportion in the Premier League.
  • Fulham have earned fewer cards than any other team, just 27 yellows and no reds.
  • Fulham have kept clean sheets in three of their last four Premier League games at Craven Cottage.
  • Newcastle have scored 10 goals in their last 10 Premier League away games, scoring exactly once in eight of those matches.
  • If Newcastle avoid defeat it will make it five without a loss, their longest unbeaten run in the top flight since December 2008.
  • Newcastle have conceded the joint-highest number of penalties in the top flight (5), while Fulham have conceded the joint fewest (1).
  • Mark Hughes' side are the only team in the Premier League who have not had a player sent off this season.

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Liverpool v Stoke City

  • Stoke haven't scored in their two Premier League visits to Anfield.
  • The Potters have lost 27 and won none of their last 30 visits to Anfield.
  • Stoke have drawn the joint-fewest matches in the Premier League this season (3).
  • Stoke have scored 79% of their goals in the second half of games, a higher percentage than any other team.
  • The Potters are the only team in the top flight not to have scored a goal in the opening 15 minutes of a game.
  • 50% of the goals Stoke have scored have come from set plays, the highest proportion in the top flight.
  • Stoke have mustered 26 headers on target, more than any other team in the Premier League.
  • Five of Stoke's last six matches have ended with a 2-0 scoreline and the other finished 2-1.
  • Liverpool have won six and lost just one of their last eight Premier League games at Anfield.
  • Only Chelsea and Manchester United have picked up more points at home than Liverpool going into this set of fixtures.

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