Football weekend in numbers

Posted by - April 11, 2011 - Premier League, Statistics

RVP, LEO and SUFC

20 – Robin Van Persie has 20 goals in his last 21 Premier League starts

23 – Sunderland have dropped 23 points from winning positions this season. Without doing so, they would be third

45 – In 45% of Scunthorpe United’s games this season, at least one side has scored three or more goals

34 – Number of games since West Brom last kept a clean sheet

65 – Blackpool have conceded two or more goals in 65% of their games this season

648 – Fernando Torres has now gone 648 minutes without a goal for Chelsea

1 – Aston Villa were the only team in the bottom half of the Premier League to win this weekend

41 – Jens Lehmann this weekend became the oldest non-British player to appear in the Premier League

1 – Number of assists in the Premier League by Gareth Bale. He has seven goals. He has been nominated for PFA Player of the Year

18 – Number of assists in the Premier League by Nani. He has nine goals. He has not been nominated for PFA Player of the Year

6 – Number of Premier League goals scored by Daniel Sturridge since Fernando Torres joined Chelsea and he was allowed to leave on loan.

47 – Goals scored by Lionel Messi this season, equalising the Barcelona record set by himself and Ronaldo