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Premier League Round 23: Did You Know?

by Online Community Manager ‎2018-01-12 10:29 AM (320 Views)
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12th Jan 2018, 10:29am
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Enjoy this collection of fun facts ahead of this weekend's fixtures.

Bournemouth v Arsenal

Arsenal fought from 3-0 down to earn a point in this fixture last season, the only time they’ve ever come back from such a deficit in the Premier League.

Chelsea v Leicester

Antonio Conte has won 25 of his opening 30 home Premier League matches; no manager in the competition has won more of their first 30.

Crystal Palace v Burnley

After losing nine of their opening 11 Premier League matches this season, Crystal Palace have lost only one of the following 11.

Huddersfield v West Ham

Marko Arnautovic has scored in his last two Premier League away appearances; only five players have ever scored in 3+ consecutive away Premier League matches for West Ham, most recently Diafra Sakho in October 2014.

Liverpool v Man City

Fourteen players have played for both clubs in the Premier League. They are David James, James Milner, Kolo Toure, Dietmar Hamann, Mark Kennedy, Steve McManaman, Nigel Clough, Albert Riera, Raheem Sterling, Craig Bellamy, Robbie Fowler, Mario Balotelli, Daniel Sturridge and Nicolas Anelka.

Man Utd v Stoke

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored twice in the reverse fixture, as Man Utd conceded their first goals of the season in the fourth match of the season.

Newcastle v Swansea

Jamaal Lascelles has scored in both of his Premier League appearances against Swansea, including the winner in the reverse fixture. Those two goals account for 50% of his total strikes in the competition.

Spurs v Everton

Son Heung-min could become only the second Spurs player to score in five consecutive home Premier League matches, after Jermain Defoe, who did so between in 2004.

Watford v Southampton

Southampton are winless in nine Premier League matches. Only West Bromwich Albion are on a longer current such run, having not won in 20 matches.

West Brom v Brighton

West Bromwich Albion have faced Brighton & Hove Albion in more home matches without defeat than they have any other side in their Football League history (9 matches).