Facts: The must-share Premier League stats

Torres comes good, City tail off, head boy Fletcher, front-foot United and tiki-taka Arsenal.

Chelsea 2-1 Man City

  • Fernando Torres scored his first goal of the season with his 13th shot.
  • Torres also registered his 13th Premier League assist for Chelsea, one more than he managed for Liverpool.
  • Torres, who had only had 2 shots on target in the 2013/14 Premier League, had 3 today.
  • Chelsea have scored more goals in the final 15 minutes of Premier League games this season than any other side (6).
  • City have conceded 82% of their goals after half-time, a league high.

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Swansea 0-0 West Ham

  • Ashley Williams made 94 passes; West Ham's top passer Mark Noble made 38.
  • 4 of West Ham’s 5 shots on target came in the first half.
  • Swansea had the highest proportion of short passes in the Premier League this weekend (92%).

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Tottenham 1-0 Hull

  • No side has kept more clean sheets in the Premier League this season than Tottenham (6).
  • Since the start of last season Roberto Soldado has taken 9 league penalties and scored 8 of them.
  • Tottenham continue to lead the Premier League in long throws this season (91).
  • Spurs were tackled more than any other side this weekend (28 times).

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Sunderland 2-1 Newcastle

  • This game saw a pass completion rate (combined) of 72%, the second-lowest in this season's top flight.
  • Both of Steven Fletcher’s Premier League goals this season have come with his head. None of the 11 he scored for the Black Cats last season were headers.
  • Davide Santon created 6 goalscoring chances, twice as many as any other player in the game.

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Southampton 2-0 Fulham

  • Fulham are the first Premier League team this season to fail to have a first-half attempt on goal. 
  • Fulham are the seventh Premier League team this season to fail to register a shot on target in an entire game.
  • Rickie Lambert had 3 shots on target against Fulham. The entire Fulham side managed 2 attempts in the entire game (both off target).
  • Southampton made more ball recoveries than any other side this weekend (66).

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Aston Villa 0-2 Everton

  • Christian Benteke has failed to score with 2 penalties this season - a third of all the Premier League spot-kick failures in 2013/14.
  • Seamus Coleman became the third player to concede two penalties in the PL this season, after Laurent Koscielny and Dean Moxey.
  • No side has conceded the first goal of the game more often than Aston Villa in the Premier League this season (7).

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Liverpool 4-1 West Brom

  • Liverpool have not kept a clean sheet in any of their last 6 Premier League games.
  • The Reds hit the woodwork twice in this game and lead the Premier League this season with 8 overall.
  • Liverpool hit 3 direct free kicks off target vs WBA, more than any other team this weekend.
  • Despite their margin of victory, Liverpool made 2 clearances off the line, more than any other team this weekend.

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Man United 3-2 Stoke

  • Javier Hernandez has scored 5 goals in 7 PL appearances against Stoke; only against Wigan has he netted more.
  • Marko Arnautovic was the first visiting player to score a Premier League free-kick at Old Trafford since Charlie Adam for Blackpool in May 2011.
  • Crouch’s goal was only the ninth Manchester United have conceded before the 5th minute in the PL era at Old Trafford; five of these nine have come since August 2012.
  • Manchester United scored their first and second headed goals of the season.
  • United had the highest percentage of passes in opposition half this weekend (69%).
  • Stoke only made 5 crosses but all 5 found a team-mate.

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Norwich 0-0 Cardiff

  • Norwich had 61% possession in this game; since the start of last season they have had over 50% possession in 11 games but have won none of them.
  • The Canaries had 31 shots (including blocks) in this game – the most by any side in a single game this term, and 11 more than any other team this weekend.
  • Cardiff have faced more shots than any other team in the Premier League this term (174).

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Crystal Palace 0-2 Arsenal

  • In each Premier League game this season, Arsenal have allowed their opponents to attempt at least 10 shots (incl. blocked). In total, Crystal Palace had 13 shots.
  • Despite playing with 10 men for 25 minutes, Arsenal attempted 665 passes - their highest in a league game this season.
  • Arsenal played 2 through balls and lead the Premier League with 16 overall.
  • Laurent Koscielny hit more successful long passes than any other player this weekend (13).

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