The Premier League weekend in numbers
One for the geeks out there…
Each week on a Monday, OTP will choose ten statistics that it considers interesting, newsworthy, and downright nerdy for you to get your teeth into.
241 – Number of home games in all competitions since Chelsea last lost by three goals. March 2003 to Manchester United.
82 – Number of goals scored in the Premier League in November. Only 4 have been scored by members of the current England squad.
50 – Number of games Balckpool had gone without a 0-0 before Saturday’s game with West Ham.
15 – Number of players in the England squad for Wednesday’s game against France with less than 12 caps.
22 – Number of goals scored in the last 15 minutes of Manchester United games this season.
4 – The total number of league goals scored by the Manchester City side that ended the game against Birmingham. City drew 0-0.
5 – The number of goals scored in the first half of Premier League games this weekend, by Onuoha, Bale, Pavyluchenko, Stearman og and Sagna. 19 goals were scored in the second halves of games.
51 – Although Peter Crouch took thirteen games to score this season, he has played in every one of the 51 PL games since he was signed.
3 – Having gone over 80 games without having over 50% possession, Stoke City have done so in 3 of their last 6 games. They had 66% against Liverpool on Saturday.
365 – West Ham’s failure to beat Blackpool on Saturday means that Avram Grant will have been managing for a year in the relegation zone.
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