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Premier League weekend – 10 best stats

The clocks have gone back, the high-viz balls are out, and the Premier League is already more than a quarter of the way through. With the league table starting to take shape at both ends, here are ten of the best stats from this weekend’s action.

  • Brighton‘s 1-0 win over Wolves on Saturday means they maintain their 100% record against the Black Country club in the top-flight, extending their run to seven wins in seven matches.
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  • Fulham have conceded 28 goals in the Premier League this season, the joint-most after 10 games in the division’s history. (Barnsley in 97/98 and Southampton in 2012/13 did the same).
  • Liverpool have won all 19 of the home matches in which Mane has scored for them.

  • Watford midfielder Roberto Pereyra has been directly involved in 10 goals in his last 13 Premier League games at Vicarage Road (eight goals, two assists).
  • West Ham United have now dropped eight points from leading positions in this season’s Premier League, more than any other side.
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  • Maurizio Sarri is the first Chelsea manager to remain unbeaten in his first 10 Premier League matches in charge of the club.
  • 75% of Arsenal’s Premier League goals this season have come in the second half (18/24).
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  • Crystal Palace‘s opening goal from Luka Milivojevic ended a run of 417 minutes without scoring a Premier League goal at home.
  • Paul Pogba has been directly involved in 31 goals (14 goals and 17 assists) for Manchester United in the Premier League since his arrival in 2016 – more than any other player at the club.
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