Football weekend in numbers

Posted by - March 21, 2011 - Conclusions, Premier League, Statistics

Arsenal’s failings, Blades success, and leaky defences

11 – Premier League goals conceded by Manchester City in the last 15 minutes of games. This is 41% of their goals conceded

28 – Premier League games without a clean sheet for West Brom

10 – Points dropped by Arsenal against promoted teams. Man United and Chelsea have dropped just two points each

4 – Stoke scored 4 goals in a Premier League game for the first time

37 – Number of shots taken by Spurs and West Ham without scoring a goal

1 – Only one of the top ten goalscorers in the Premier League last season has reached double figures this season: Carlos

18 – Everton have won their last 18 home games against Fulham, and have never lost to them at home

23 – Number of points gained by Liverpool in 2011, more than any other club other than Manchester United

27 – Barcelona are now 27 games unbeaten, a club record

60 – Goals conceded by Blackpool this season, the most in the Premier League. Portsmouth finished bottom of the league last season (and would have done so without points deduction) by only conceding 66

10 – Number of points between 7th and 20th. At this stage last season there was 37 points between these two positions

1 – For the first time this season in all competitions, Sheffield United won a game by more than one goal