Premier League weekend in numbers

Posted by - March 7, 2011 - Conclusions, Premier League, Statistics

A Defoe drought, hat trick hero and three is the magic number

323 – Days since Jermain Defoe had scored for Tottenham, before his goals yesterday

2 – Dirk Kuyt became just the second player to score a hat trick against Manchester United in the Premier League, after David Bentley. Egil Ostenstad did score three, but had one ruled as an own goal

455 -Number of games since Damien Duff last scored a brace

1 – Sunday was the first time ever in the Premier League that Wolves have scored three goals in consecutive Premier League games

5 – Spurs have now played five of the bottom six away from home. They are yet to win

10 – Javier Hernandez has now scored ten goals from fourteen shots on target this season

6 – Years since Dirk Kuyt last scored a hat trick, for previous club Feyenoord

100 – Lee Bowyer has become the first Premier League player to reach 100 bookings

2 – Manchester United have lost two PL games in a row for only the second time in 6 years.

7 – Seven Premier League teams scored three goals this weekend

83 – Games since Kevin Doyle had scored more than one goal in a league games

3 – If the Premier League started on 1st January, then Liverpool would be third