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Bournemouth v Newcastle United

 

 

Saturday 07 November 2015 (12:45)

Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Bournemouth wins

Draws

Newcastle United wins

Bournemouth goals

Newcastle United goals

Overall: 0

0

0

0

0

0

At home: 0

0

0

0

0

0

Average Goals scored per Game

0.00

 

  • Bournemouth and Newcastle United have only ever met six times in all competitions with two wins apiece and two draws.
  • Newcastle have won none and lost 10 of their last 12 Barclays Premier League away games, scoring just three goals in that run.
  • Newcastle have only won two of their last 22 Premier League games (W2 D5 L15).
  • Eddie Howe's side have proved to be fast starters with two thirds of their goals netted in the opening half an hour of matches (8 out of 12) - the highest proportion in the top flight.
  • Newcastle have scored five headed goals from just six headers on target in the Premier League this season.
  • The Magpies have failed to score in six Premier League matches this season, more than any other team.
  • Bournemouth have covered more distance than every one of their opponents in their 11 Premier League games so far this season.
  • This is the first time that Newcastle have won just once in their opening 11 matches of a top-flight season since 1977-78; a season which saw them relegated.
  • If Newcastle fail to win this match, it'll be their joint lowest tally of wins (1) from their opening 12 games of a top-flight season alongside 1968-69 and 1898-99.
  • Of players currently playing in the Premier League, only Cesc Fabregas (19) has more assists in the English top-four tiers than Matt Ritchie (18) since the start of 2014-15.

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Bournemouth

Newcastle United

Last five games

LLLDL

DLWLD

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Eddie Howe

11

2

2

7

12

24

-12

8

0.73

Steve McClaren

201

65

54

82

240

269

-29

249

1.24

 

 

 

 

 

Leicester City v Watford

 

 

Saturday 07 November 2015 (15:00)

King Power Stadium, Leicester

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Leicester City wins

Draws

Watford wins

Leicester City goals

Watford goals

Overall: 2

1

1

0

2

1

At home: 1

1

0

0

1

0

Average Goals scored per Game

1.50

 

  • Leicester City have lost just two of their last 12 Premier League home matches (W8 D2 L2) and those defeats came against Chelsea and Arsenal.
  • Watford have lost just one of their last six Barclays Premier League away games (W3 D2 L1).
  • Watford have won just one of their last eight away trips against Leicester, including play-off games (D2 L5).
  • The Foxes have picked up 10 points from losing positions in the Premier League this season, more than any other team.
  • Nine of the 10 goals Watford have conceded in the Premier League this season have come in the second half.
  • Jamie Vardy is only the third player to score in eight successive Premier League appearances (Ruud van Nistelrooy - 10 games, and Daniel Sturridge - eight games).
  • In his last 10 Premier League appearances, Riyad Mahrez has been directly involved in 12 goals (seven scored and five assists).
  • Odion Ighalo is now the highest scorer in Watford's Premier League history with seven goals - this despite having only played 11 games in the competition.
  • The Foxes are the only team in the Premier League who have scored in every match this season.
  • Leicester games have seen the most goals in the Premier League this season (42), while Watford games have seen the fewest (20).

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Leicester City

Watford

Last five games

WWDWL

WWLDL

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Claudio Ranieri

157

82

41

34

285

161

124

287

1.83

Quique Sánchez Flores

11

4

4

3

10

10

0

16

1.45

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester United v West Brom

 

 

Saturday 07 November 2015 (15:00)

Old Trafford, Manchester

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Manchester United wins

Draws

West Brom wins

Manchester United goals

West Brom goals

Overall: 18

12

4

2

43

17

At home: 9

5

2

2

16

6

Average Goals scored per Game

3.33

 

  • Wayne Rooney has scored seven goals and assisted four more in his last seven Barclays Premier League starts against West Bromwich Albion.
  • West Brom have lost just one of their last five Premier League games against Manchester United W2 D2 L1. Those two victories have come in their last two trips to Old Trafford.
  • Manchester United have lost just one of their last 13 Premier League games at Old Trafford (W9 D3 L1), but that defeat was against West Brom.
  • The Baggies have won five and lost just two of their last nine Premier League games on the road.
  • Manchester United have kept more clean sheets than any other side in the Premier League this season (7).
  • Only one team has managed to score against West Brom in the Baggies' five Premier League away trips this season (Crystal Palace).
  • Man Utd have kept four clean sheets in their last five Premier League matches but failed to score in three of the last four.
  • The Red Devils have only failed to score in three successive Premier League games on three occasions before - November 1992, April 2005 and August 2007.
  • Only West Brom (109) have fired in fewer shots (incl. blocked) than Manchester United (110) in the Premier League this season.
  • The Baggies have committed fewer fouls than any other team in the Premier League (99).

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Manchester United

West Bromwich Albion

Last five games

DDWLW

LWWLL

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Louis van Gaal

49

26

13

10

77

45

32

91

1.86

Tony Pulis

245

78

69

98

243

312

-69

303

1.24

 

 

 

 

 

Norwich City v Swansea City

 

 

Saturday 07 November 2015 (15:00)

Carrow Road, Norwich

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Norwich City wins

Draws

Swansea City wins

Norwich City goals

Swansea City goals

Overall: 6

3

2

1

13

12

At home: 3

1

2

0

6

4

Average Goals scored per Game

4.17

 

  • There have been 25 goals scored in six Barclays Premier League meetings between Norwich City and Swansea City.
  • Swansea have won just one of their last six Premier League away games (W1 D2 L3).
  • Norwich City have won just one of their last eight Premier League matches at Carrow Road (W1 D1 L6).
  • Swansea have won just one of their last 15 away trips to Carrow Road in all competitions (W1 D3 L11).
  • Jonjo Shelvey has fired in 30 shots (inc.blocked), more than any other player who has yet to find the net this season in the Premier League.
  • Jefferson Montero has fired in more crosses from open play than any other Premier League player this season (63).
  • Montero has also embarked on more dribbles than any other Premier League player so far in 2015-16 (73).
  • Sebastien Bassong has been forced in to making 104 clearances this season in the Premier League; 17 more than any other player.
  • Bafétimbi Gomis has now gone seven Premier League appearances without scoring, this after netting nine goals in his previous 10 apps in the competition for the Swans.
  • Cameron Jerome netted Norwich's goal at Man City last weekend - he hasn't scored in successive Premier League appearances since November 2010.

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Norwich City

Swansea City

Last five games

LLLLD

LWLDL

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Alex Neil

11

2

3

6

15

23

-8

9

0.82

Garry Monk

63

24

15

24

83

83

0

87

1.38

 

 

 

 

 

Sunderland v Southampton

 

 

Saturday 07 November 2015 (15:00)

Stadium of Light, Sunderland

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Sunderland wins

Draws

Southampton wins

Sunderland goals

Southampton goals

Overall: 16

5

5

6

16

26

At home: 8

2

4

2

10

9

Average Goals scored per Game

2.63

 

  • Since beating Southampton in May, Sunderland have won just one of their last six Barclays Premier League games at the Stadium of Light (W1 D3 L2) and that was last time out against Newcastle.
  • Last season Southampton inflicted Sunderland's heaviest ever Premier League defeat when they won 8-0 at St Mary's.
  • Southampton have won just one of their last 12 Premier League away games (W1 D5 L6), but are unbeaten in the last five (W1 D4).
  • Sunderland have allowed their opponents 69 shots on target against them this season, more than any other team.
  • Sunderland have failed to keep a clean sheet in 11 of their last 12 Premier League matches.
  • Sadio Mané has been directly involved in seven Southampton goals in his last eight Premier League apps (three goals, four assists).
  • Southampton have now scored the most headed goals this season in the Premier League (six); twice as many as they did in 2014-15 overall.
  • Graziano Pellè has attempted more headed shots than any other Premier League player this season (16), scoring with three of these.
  • Just three of Graziano Pellè's 18 Premier League goals have come away from home (17%).
  • Sunderland have the lowest average possession figure in the Premier League so far this season (41.7%).

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Sunderland

Southampton

Last five games

LWLDL

WDDWW

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Sam Allardyce

440

149

120

171

522

600

-78

567

1.29

Ronald Koeman

49

22

11

16

72

46

26

77

1.57

 

 

 

 

 

West Ham United v Everton

 

 

Saturday 07 November 2015 (15:00)

Boleyn Ground, London

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

West Ham United wins

Draws

Everton wins

West Ham United goals

Everton goals

Overall: 38

6

10

22

34

70

At home: 19

4

5

10

21

33

Average Goals scored per Game

2.74

 

  • West Ham United haven't won back to back home Premier League games since December 2014.
  • Everton have lost just two of their last nine Barclays Premier League away games (W4 D3 L2).
  • Romelu Lukaku has scored in all six of his appearances for Everton against West Ham (in all competitions), netting in four PL games and two FA Cup fixtures.
  • Everton have won 10 and lost none of the last 14 Premier League matches against the Hammers (D4).
  • There have been three red cards in the last three Premier League meetings between West Ham and Everton at the Boleyn Ground.
  • Mauro Zarate has scored in both of his Premier League appearances against Everton.
  • The Toffees have won six and lost none of their last seven league visits to the Boleyn Ground.
  • West Ham have picked up the most PL red cards this season (four) and also seen the joint-most opponents sent off too (four). They also have three red cards and one for an opposition player in the Europa League qualifiers making 12 dismissals in their 18 games this season.
  • The Hammers have mustered 36% of their goal attempts from set plays this season, the highest proportion in the top division.
  • Arouna Kone has scored five goals from just seven shots on target in the Premier League this season.

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

West Ham United

Everton

Last five games

LWWDD

WLLDW

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Slaven Bilic

11

6

2

3

22

15

7

20

1.82

Roberto Martinez

239

75

67

97

294

379

-85

292

1.22

 

 

 

 

 

Stoke City v Chelsea

 

 

Saturday 07 November 2015 (17:30)

Britannia Stadium, Stoke

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Stoke City wins

Draws

Chelsea wins

Stoke City goals

Chelsea goals

Overall: 14

1

2

11

7

31

At home: 7

1

2

4

5

13

Average Goals scored per Game

2.71

 

  • Mark Hughes' side have won just one of their last five Barclays Premier League games at the Britannia Stadium (W1 D1 L3).
  • Prior to their recent League Cup elimination via penalties to Stoke at the Britannia Stadium, Chelsea had won 14 and lost just one of the previous 17 meetings in all competitions with Stoke.
  • Chelsea have won just two of their last 10 away matches in all competitions (W2 D3 L5) and one of the draws ended in the shoot out defeat by Stoke.
  • Loic Remy has scored three goals in three Premier League appearances against Stoke City.
  • Only Sunderland (69) have allowed more shots on target against them than Chelsea (63) in the Premier League this season.
  • Jack Butland has made more saves than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League this season (46).
  • Jose Mourinho has lost six league games already in 2015-16 - he's never lost seven games in a single league season as a manager.
  • Of all reigning Premier League champions, this is the worst title defence after 11 games of a season (11 points); the previous worst tally was set by Blackburn Rovers (14 points in 1995-96).
  • Chelsea have already conceded more goals this season (22) than they managed in the whole of 2004-05 (15) and the same number as in the whole of 2005-06 (22).
  • If Chelsea lose this game, it'll be the first time that they've lost seven of their opening 12 games in a top-flight season since 1978-79; a season that they were relegated.

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Stoke City

Chelsea

Last five games

DLWWW

LLWLD

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Mark Hughes

357

128

98

131

456

459

-3

482

1.35

José Mourinho

207

139

43

25

375

148

227

460

2.22

 

 

 

 

 

Aston Villa v Manchester City

 

 

Sunday 08 November 2015 (13:30)

Villa Park, Birmingham

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Aston Villa wins

Draws

Manchester City wins

Aston Villa goals

Manchester City goals

Overall: 36

7

8

21

35

68

At home: 18

5

6

7

20

22

Average Goals scored per Game

2.86

 

  • The Villans have failed to score in five of the last seven league meetings with the Citizens.
  • Manchester City have won seven and lost one of the last eight Barclays Premier League games against Aston Villa.
  • Aston Villa have lost five and won none of their last six Premier League games at Villa Park and failed to score in four of those games.
  • Man City have lost just one of their last seven Premier League away matches (W5 D1 L1), keeping five clean sheets in that run, although they are without a win in their last two on the road (D1 L1).
  • Man City have scored four goals in the 88th minute onwards in their last three Premier League meetings with Aston Villa.
  • Manchester City have allowed just 28 shots on target against them, fewer than any other team in the top flight this season.
  • Yaya Toure has scored all nine penalties he's taken in the Premier League.
  • Kevin de Bruyne has scored three and assisted four goals in his last six Premier League appearances.
  • Remi Garde will take charge of his first game as Aston Villa manager - he won his first league game in charge of Lyon (3-1 v Nice in August 2011).
  • Garde will only be the sixth different Frenchman to take charge of a Premier League game after Arsene Wenger, Gerard Houllier, Jean Tigana, Jacques Santini and Alain Perrin.

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Aston Villa

Manchester City

Last five games

LLLLL

WDWWL

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Rémi Garde

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Manuel Pellegrini

87

59

13

15

211

84

127

190

2.18

 

 

 

 

 

Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur

 

 

Sunday 08 November 2015 (16:00)

Emirates Stadium, London

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Arsenal wins

Draws

Tottenham Hotspur wins

Arsenal goals

Tottenham Hotspur goals

Overall: 46

18

18

10

76

55

At home: 23

13

8

2

45

23

Average Goals scored per Game

2.85

 

  • Arsenal have won 13 and lost just two of their last 18 Barclays Premier League games at the Emirates, conceding just nine goals in that run.
  • Spurs have won just one of their last 22 Premier League trips to their north London rivals (W1 D8 L13).
  • Tottenham have lost just two of their last 10 Premier League away games (W4 D4 L2).
  • Mesut Özil has the most goal assists in Europe's top five leagues this season (9).
  • Olivier Giroud has scored in five of his last seven Premier League appearances.
  • Four of Giroud's six Premier League goals have been assisted by Özil, including the last three in a row.
  • Since debuting in August 2012, Olivier Giroud has scored the most headed goals in the Premier League (15).
  • The Gunners have scored 199 and conceded 97 goals in Premier League London derbies on home soil. They also have earned 399 points from all London derbies.
  • Petr Cech has the best saves to shots ratio of any goalkeeper in the top flight this season (83%) and needs just one clean sheet to equal David James' record of 169 in the Premier League.
  • Spurs are on the longest unbeaten run in the Premier League, having not lost a game in the competition since the opening day (10 games - W5 D5 L0).

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur

Last five games

WWWWW

WWDDW

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Arsène Wenger

725

422

177

126

1366

684

682

1443

1.99

Mauricio Pochettino

103

43

30

30

150

128

22

159

1.54

 

 

 

 

 

Liverpool v Crystal Palace

 

 

Sunday 08 November 2015 (16:00)

Anfield, Liverpool

 

Head-to-Head Record - Results

Games

Liverpool wins

Draws

Crystal Palace wins

Liverpool goals

Crystal Palace goals

Overall: 12

6

3

3

28

16

At home: 6

4

1

1

14

7

Average Goals scored per Game

3.67

 

  • Liverpool won five and lost none of the first seven Premier League meetings with Palace, but The Eagles have won three and lost just one of the last five.
  • Crystal Palace have scored three goals in each of their last three Barclays Premier League meetings with Liverpool.
  • Dwight Gayle has scored four goals in three Premier League appearances against Liverpool.
  • Jordon Mutch has scored three goals in three Premier League appearances against Liverpool.
  • Crystal Palace have won nine and lost just four of 13 Premier League away games since Alan Pardew was appointed as boss.
  • Liverpool have won just two of their last six Premier League home games (W2 D2 L2).
  • Crystal Palace have only scored four goals in their last seven Premier League matches and three of those have been Yohan Cabaye penalties.
  • Christian Benteke has scored in the last 15 minutes of the match in three of his last four Premier League appearances for the Reds.
  • James Milner has run further than any other player in the Premier League so far this season after 11 matchdays (134.7km).
  • Lucas Leiva has made more tackles than any other player so far in 2015-16 (52).

 

Overall Recent Form

Recent League Form

Liverpool

Crystal Palace

Last five games

WDDDW

DLLWW

 

Managers records - All-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

PTS

PTS/P

Jürgen Klopp

3

1

2

0

4

2

2

5

1.67

Alan Pardew

258

98

52

108

320

376

-56

346

1.34

 

 
 
 

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