Prem Notes: Reading's late starters, QPR's non-starters, Chelsea shade Stoke, Baines tops Europe

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Queens Park Rangers 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

  • QPR have scored with just 8.1% of their shots so far this season. The last teams to have a worse shot conversion rate in a single Premier League season were Middlesbrough (7.7%) and Wigan (7.6%) in 2008-09.

  • QPR became the seventh team this season not to get a shot on target in a Premier League game – the fourth to fail at home.
Julio Cesar made 7 saves for QPR as they kept a clean sheet against Tottenham – more than any other keeper at the weekend.

Aston Villa 0-1 Southampton

  • Aston Villa's Christian Benteke had a round-high 12 touches in the opposition box this weekend.
  • Saints made the highest % of passes in the opposition half this weekend, 81%.

Everton 0-0 Swansea City

  • Leighton Baines created 7 goalscoring chances in this match, meaning he’s created 76 in the Premier League this season – more than any other player in the top five European leagues.
  • Swansea's Ashley Williams made a joint round high 17 clearances in this game (Michael Williamson of Newcastle also 17).

Fulham 1-1 Wigan Athletic

  • Franco Di Santo ended a run of 1095 Premier League minutes without a Premier League goal.
Shaun Maloney completed 39 of the 41 passes he attempted in the game, including all 18 of the passes he made in the final third of the pitch.
  • Wigan had a joint high 15 unblocked shots at goal this weekend.

Norwich City 0-0 Newcastle United

  • Newcastle attempted just five shots in this game – in no PL game this season have they attempted fewer.
  • Norwich attempted more long passes than any other side this weekend.
  • The Canaries conceded a round-low five fouls.

Reading 3-2 West Bromwich Albion

  • Reading have scored the highest proportion of goals in the final 15 minutes of Premier League games this season (35%).
  • 18% of all passes WBA attempted were long passes, the highest rate in the league this week.

Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea

  • This was the first time that Stoke have conceded four goals in a Premier League home game.
  • Stoke only had one fewer shot that Chelsea (12 v 13) and only one fewer on target (5 v 6).
  • Chelsea were forced to make 33 headed clearances in this game – the most they have been forced to make this season and more than any other side this weekend.

Sunderland 3-0 West Ham United

  • West Ham’s Daniel Potts won the most tackles of any player this weekend (7 from 7).
  • Sunderland were caught offside a round-high 5 times.

Man Utd 2-1 Liverpool

  • Patrice Evra assisted 2 goals in a Premier League game for the first time in his career.
  • Liverpool won just 1 corner in the game, the fewest they have managed to win in a Premier League game this season.

Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City

  • Jack Wilshere was fouled the joint-most times of any player in any Premier League game this season (7).
  • David Silva (114) had the most touches of any player this weekend.

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