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Stuart Dalgleish 19th Feb 2015 - 12:54

Premier League Opta Facts - 21-22 February

 

Aston Villa v Stoke City

  • Tim Sherwood won 59% of his Premier League games in charge of Tottenham (13 of 22) - a higher ratio than any other Spurs manager in the competition.
  • The Potters are unbeaten in their last four trips to Villa Park in the Premier League (W1 D3).
  • Christian Benteke has scored in two of his three Barclays Premier League games against Stoke City.
  • Aston Villa have scored just two goals in their last 10 Premier League matches.
  • The Villans have lost seven of their last 10 Premier League matches (W0 D3 L7) including the last five in a row.
  • Only one team in top-flight history (Leicester 11 in 1977/78) have scored fewer goals after 25 games than Villa this term (12).
  • 75% of the goals Aston Villa have scored have been netted in the first half of games, a league high.
  • Only Aston Villa (36.0%) have a lower shooting accuracy than Stoke City (36.6%) this season.
  • Villa have fired in a league low 67 shots on target in the Premier League this season.
  • Villa have picked up a joint-league high five red cards (with Swansea), while Stoke are one of two clubs with no dismissals this season (alongside Burnley).

 

 

Chelsea v Burnley

  • Chelsea have kept 16 clean sheets in their last 20 Premier League home games, conceding just six goals in that run.
  • Burnley have won just two of their 31 Premier League away games (W2 D5 L24) and kept just one clean sheet in those matches.
  • All four shots on target in the first half of Burnley v Chelsea on the opening weekend of the Barclays Premier League season resulted in goals.
  • Eight of Chelsea's 11 shots versus Burnley came in the opening 36 minutes.
  • Chelsea have won all three Premier League matches against Burnley.
  • Burnley have conceded a league-high 16 headed goals this season, which also accounts for a division leading 37% of their total goals shipped.
  • Danny Ings has scored in five of his last six Premier League matches.
  • Diego Costa has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League outings.
  • The Clarets have won just one of their last nine Premier League matches (W1 D3 L5)
  • The Londoners have won 33 and lost just one of their last 40 Premier League matches at Stamford Bridge.

 

 

Crystal Palace v Arsenal

  • Crystal Palace have recovered the joint-most points from losing positions of any team in the Premier League (15 along with Spurs).
  • Arsenal have won seven and lost none of the last 10 meetings with Crystal Palace in all competitions.
  • The Eagles have won just seven of their 29 Barclays Premier League home London derbies.
  • The Gunners are unbeaten in their last 11 visits to Selhurst Park to play Palace in all competitions (W6 D5).
  • Theo Walcott has scored seven goals in his last seven Premier League starts.
  • Arsenal have conceded just five first half goals in their last 17 Premier League games and three of those came in one match (against Stoke City).
  • Arsenal have won three of their six Premier League London derbies this season and all by a 2-1 scoreline. However, they have yet to keep a clean sheet in a capital clash.
  • Only Swansea (12) have dropped more points from wining positions than Arsenal (10) away from home in the Premier League this season.
  • Arsenal have won just one of 12 Premier League games after falling behind this season and that was against Crystal Palace on the opening day of the season.
  • Crystal Palace have won just three of their last 14 Premier League games at Selhurst Park (W3 D4 L7).

 

 

Hull City v Queens Park Rangers

  • Hull City have conceded a Premier League high 11 goals from outside the penalty area this season, while QPR are second having shipped eight.
  • QPR have allowed their opponents 139 shots on target against them, 10 more than any other team in the top flight.
  • In the 44 meetings in all competitions between the Tigers and Rangers, there have been 15 draws, 15 QPR wins and 14 Hull victories.
  • Three of the last four league meetings between Hull and QPR have ended as draws.
  • There have been just five goals in those last four matches between Hull and QPR.
  • Joey Barton is on a Premier League record run of seven consecutive yellow cards.
  • QPR ended a run of seven Barclays Premier League matches without a win with victory over Sunderland last time out (D2 L5).
  • That victory also ended a Premier League record run of 11 away defeats since the start of a season.
  • Hull City's last four Premier League wins have all been by a two-goal margin, three of them with a 2-0 scoreline.
  • The Tigers have won just three of their last 14 Premier League home games (W3 D3 L8).
  • Michael Dawson has blocked on average 1.5 shots per game, a higher rate than any other player in the top flight.

 

 

Sunderland v West Bromwich Albion

  • Stephane Sessegnon has scored in three of his last four Barclays Premier League starts in this fixture, on two occasions for Sunderland and once as a West Brom player.
  • The Baggies have collected more wins against Sunderland than any other opponent in Premier League history (eight times).
  • West Brom have lost just one of the last 10 Premier League games against Sunderland (W7 D2 L1). The defeat came in their last visit to the Stadium of Light.
  • Jermain Defoe has scored in three of his last five Premier League appearances against West Brom.
  • Sunderland have won just one of their last eight Premier League matches (W1 D2 L5).
  • Sunderland have netted just six goals in their last nine Premier League home games.
  • The Black Cats have won just two of their last 14 Premier League matches at the Stadium of Light (W2 D6 L6).
  • Sunderland have conceded a league-high five own goals in the Premier League this season.
  • West Brom have lost just one of their last six Premier League matches (W2 D3 L1).
  • The Baggies have scored a league high 54% of their goals from set pieces.

 

 

Swansea City v Manchester United

  • The Swans have scored just nine goals in their last 11 Premier League games and not more than once in a game in that run.
  • After losing six and winning none of their first eight league visits to Swansea, Man Utd have won two and lost none of the last three.
  • The Red Devils had won five and lost none of the six Barclays Premier League games against Swansea before defeat on the opening day of this campaign at Old Trafford.
  • Robin van Persie has scored three goals in three Premier League appearances at Liberty Stadium.
  • Manchester United have conceded a league high 46% of their goals from set pieces.
  • However, no team has scored fewer goals from set pieces than Swansea (4) and no team has netted a lower proportion via this route (14%).
  • The Red Devils have lost just one of their last 15 Premier League matches (W10 D4 L1). In that 15 game run, they have picked up more points than any other team in the top flight.
  • Swansea have won just one of their last seven Premier League games (W1 D3 L3).
  • Wayne Rooney has yet to fire in a single shot on target in six games in 2015 in the Premier League.
  • Only Chelsea (18.6%) have scored with a higher proportion of their chances than Man Utd (18.0%).

 

 

Manchester City v Newcastle United

  • Yaya Toure has scored five goals in his last six Barclays Premier League appearances against Newcastle.
  • Newcastle United have failed to score in their last four Premier League games against Man City.
  • Sergio Aguero has scored in four of his six Premier League appearances against Newcastle United.
  • Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 16 Premier League matches against the Magpies (W14 D2 L0) and have won the last 10 in a row.
  • Newcastle have scored a divisional high 71% of their goals in the second half this season.
  • Manchester City have scored a league high 31 goals in the second half of matches.
  • Papiss Demba Cisse has the best minutes per goal rate of any player in the Premier League this season (74).
  • Manchester City have attempted 423 shots this season, a higher tally than any other team.
  • The Magpies have scored a league-high nine goals through substitutes this season in the Premier League.
  • Manchester City have won just one of their seven Premier League games without Yaya Toure this season (W1 D5 L1).

 

 

Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United

  • Harry Kane has scored 11 goals in his last 10 Premier League matches for Tottenham.
  • There have been three red cards in the last two Premier League meetings between West Ham and Spurs.
  • Prior to West Ham's win at White Hart Lane last season, Tottenham had won seven and lost none of the previous 11 home games against the Hammers.
  • Tottenham have conceded 497 goals in Premier League history at White Hart Lane.
  • Eight of Spurs' last 10 Premier League victories have been by a 2-1 scoreline.
  • Tottenham Hotspur have conceded more penalties than any other Premier League side this season (7).
  • Spurs have recovered the joint-most points from losing positions of any team in the Premier League (15 along with Palace).
  • West Ham have scored more headed goals (14) than any other Premier League team this season, also accounting for a divisional high 39% of total scored.
  • The Hammers have won just one of their last eight Premier League matches (W1 D4 L3).
  • Injured striker Andy Carroll has scored in two of his three Barclays Premier League games for West Ham against Tottenham.

 

 

Everton v Leicester City

  • Twelve of the 17 Barclays Premier League matches between Everton and Leicester City have ended as draws.
  • Nigel Pearson's side have kept fewer clean sheets than any other team in the top flight this season (4).
  • Leicester City have lost their last four Premier League matches in a row.
  • The Foxes have conceded 496 goals in Premier League history.
  • Everton have failed to score in six of their last nine Premier League matches and won just one in that nine-match run (W1 D3 L5).
  • There have been just four goals scored in the last five Premier League matches involving Everton.
  • Everton have won none of their last four home Premier League matches (W0 D3 L1) and scored just one goal.
  • Only Swansea (16) have dropped more points from winning positions than Everton (15) in the Premier League this season.
  • No team has conceded fewer fouls than Everton this season (251), while only Crystal Palace have given away more than Leicester City (326).
  • The Foxes have lost nine and won just one of their last 11 Premier League away matches.

 

 

Southampton v Liverpool

  • Saints have allowed their opponents just 66 shots on target this season, fewer than any other Premier League side.
  • Liverpool have had 14 different scorers in the Premier League this season, the joint-most along with Arsenal.
  • Raheem Sterling has scored in both of his last two Premier League games against Southampton.
  • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last nine Barclays Premier League matches (W6 D3).
  • Liverpool have now scored 101 Premier League penalties, more than any other side.
  • Brendan Rodgers' side have shipped 62% of their goals in the second half, the highest proportion in the top flight.
  • Southampton have won only one of their last seven home Barclays Premier League matches where the opposition has scored.
  • Following five successive wins, Southampton have won just two of their last seven Premier League home matches (W2 D2 L3).
  • Jose Fonte has made more interceptions than any other player in the Premier League this season (71).
  • Graziano Pelle has fired in the most shots of any Premier League player this season (73, excluding blocked shots).

 

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