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Premier League Round 33: Did You Know?

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6th Apr 2018, 10:02am
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Before the big double derby weekend kicks off, take a look at our fun facts about this week's matches.

 

Arsenal v Southampton

Arsenal have bought three players from Southampton in the Premier League era. They are Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Calum Chambers.

 

Bournemouth v Crystal Palace

Jermain Defoe has scored a brace in each of his last three Premier League matches against Crystal Palace. Only one player has scored two or more goals in four consecutive appearances against a single team; Michael Owen against Newcastle United between 1998 and 2001.

 

Brighton v Huddersfield

Huddersfield, who won December's reverse fixture 2-0, are aiming to complete a league double over Brighton for the first time since the 2010/11 League One campaign.

 

Chelsea v West Ham

Chelsea have bought three players from West Ham in the Premier League era. They are Frank Lampard, Joe Cole and Glen Johnson.

 

Everton v Liverpool

Five players have represented both Everton and Liverpool in the Premier League. They are Nick Barmby, David Burrows, Don Hutchison, Sander Westerveld and Abel Xavier.

 

Leicester v Newcastle

Leicester have won their last four Premier League matches against Newcastle and can make it five in a row against a single club for the first time in the Premier League era.

 

Man City v Man United

Five players have represented both Manchester City and Manchester United in the Premier League. They are Andy Cole, Owen Hargreaves, Andrei Kanchelskis, Peter Schmeichel and Carlos Tevez.

 

Stoke v Spurs

Peter Crouch has scored 12 Premier League goals against sides he has previously played for in the competition, only Nicolas Anelka has more with 18. However, he's yet to score in eight matches against Spurs since leaving the north Londoners in 2011.

 

Watford v Burnley

Troy Deeney has scored in all four of his league matches against Burnley at Vicarage Road, his best such 100 per cent home record for the Hornets.

 

West Brom v Swansea

Salomon Rondon has scored each of West Brom's last four home goals against Swansea in the Premier League, including a hat-trick of headers in this fixture last season.