Premier League Weekend in Numbers

Posted by - January 17, 2011 - Conclusions, Premier League, Statistics

Nolan’s success, City’s second halves and Premier League draws

2 – Not a lot they could have done about it this weekend to be fair, but Liverpool have won two away PL games since December 2009

33 – Shots taken by Raul Meireles before scoring in the Premier League for Liverpool. Before this weekend, he had taken the most shots without scoring

10 – Goals scored by Kevin Nolan in the Premier League. Before this season, he had failed to get to double figures

31 – Percentage of Premier League games this season that have been draws, the highest since the Premier League began. Last season the figure was 25%. The French top league has seen an incredible 36%.

100 – Goals scored by Stoke City in the Premier League. On Saturday they became the 34th team to do so

1 – West Ham have now won just one of their 12 games against teams in the top half of the league

2 – Chelsea kept only their second clean sheet in nine games

1 – Number of times in the last twelve seasons that Roque Santa Cruz has scored more than five league goals

40 – Manchester City have the best second half record in the Premier League. Won 10 Drawn 10 and Lost 3

7 – Everton have now drawn seven games this season in which they have been losing