The Premier League weekend in numbers

Posted by - November 29, 2010 - Conclusions, Premier League, Statistics

 Chelsea on the slide, goals galore and Rooney’s drought

20 – All  teams scored this weekend for the first time in Premier League history

41 – Goals scored in the Premier League. The highest total of goals since the league dropped to 20 teams (1995/6)

4 – Dimitar Berbatov became the fourth player to score five goals in a game. Jermain Defoe, Alan Shearer and Andy Cole are the other three

37 – Number of goals scored by Manchester United since Wayne Rooney last scored in a domestic game. There have been twelve different scorers for the club in this period

16 – Number of points gained by Spurs from losing positions this season. The next best team has six

11 – Sunderland have played all of the top eleven in last season’s Premier League and not lost. They have played four teams below this and not won

6 – There are six teams that have won every game in which they have been leading at half time:  Stoke, West Brom, Spurs, Man City, Bolton, Chelsea

6 – There are also six teams that have lost every game in which they have been losing at half time: Arsenal, Blackburn, Chelsea, Liverpool, Villa, Everton

45 – If the table was based on the first of matches, Stoke would be bottom. If it was based on the second half, Stoke would be top

10 – Liverpool have scored first in ten of their games this season. They have only gone on to get 18 points from these games

3 – Only three teams have gained less points in the Premier League than Chelsea in November