Premier pub ammo: Spurning Spurs, long-range Liverpool, effective Everton

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Chelsea 0-0 TottenhamSpurs had more shots than any other Premier League side on Saturday (20). Tottenham have had 70 shots in total in their last three games combined, but have just one goal to show for it.

Arsenal 3-0 Aston VillaVilla didn’t manage a single shot on target, just one off target and two blocked. That's the joint-fewest attempts on goal by a team in the PL this season.

Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Blackburn RoversMark Davies completed 33 of his 34 passes in this match. 21.6% of Blackburn’s passes in this match went long, more than any other team’s this weekend (average 12.7%).

Liverpool 1-2 WiganLiverpool had 19 shots in this match, but 11 were from outside the box. Luis Suárez alone had six shots and set up four more.

Norwich 2-1 WolvesOnly three players (Tomas Rosicky, Steven Gerrard and Luis Suárez) made more passes in the final third than David Fox this Saturday: he’s made the most passes of any Norwich player this season (1254), and created more chances than any other player at the club (37).

Sunderland 3-1 QPRQPR didn’t manage a single shot on target from inside the box in this match.

Swansea 0-2 EvertonSwansea made 231 more passes (554) than Everton (323), but the Toffees attempted and completed more passes in the final third. Swansea misplaced 12 passes in their own defensive third in this match: four more than any other side this weekend.

Stoke 1-1 Manchester CityAll 17 of Carlos Tévez’s passes found a team-mate. More than half (51.3%) of Stoke’s passes went direct into the final third. The fourth and fifth-longest goals from distance in the PL this season were scored in this match: 33.6 metres for Peter Crouch, 33.9 for Yaya Touré – it was the first time Crouch had scored from outside the box since December 2008 (vs West Brom).

West Brom 1-3 Newcastle UnitedAll five of the shots attempted by Demba Ba and Papiss Cissé combined were on target. Papiss Cissé had only two touches in the West Brom box: both resulted in goals.

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