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Premier League weekend – 10 best stats

With nine games down and one still to play of matchweek nine, we have once again poured over the weekend’s Premier League action to bring you 10 of the best stats.

  • Spurs have made their best ever start to a Premier League season, picking up 21 points in their nine games so far, surpassing their previous high of 20.
  • Since Sir Alex Ferguson retired, only Juan Mata (41) has scored more goals for Manchester United than Anthony Martial (40).
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  • Southampton have failed to score in four consecutive Premier League games for the first time since October 2004.
  • Cardiff’s 4-2 victory over Fulham was the first time they had scored four or more goals in a top-flight game since September 1961
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  • Ryan Sessegnon’s goal for Fulham against Cardiff makes him the first player born in or after the year 2000 to score a Premier League goal.
  • Man City‘s 5-0 win over Burnley was their 23rd Premier League victory by a margin of five goals or more – 10 of which have come under current manager Pep Guardiola.
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  • West Ham are without a win in their last eight Premier League London derbies since beating Chelsea in December 2017.
  • Erik Lamela has scored five goals in eight games in all competitions for Spurs this season. That’s one more than he managed in 33 games last season.
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  • Mo Salah’s goal for Liverpool against Huddersfield was his 50th strike in English football (48 for Liverpool, two for Chelsea), managing the achievement in just 83 appearances.
  • Everton have scored more headed goals in the Premier League this season than any other side.
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These stats form just a part of The Football Faithful‘s round-up of the Premier League weekend. Check out even more of our weekly features.

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