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Premier League weekend – 10 best stats

With 12 matchdays now fully behind us, we take our weekly look at the 10 best stats from this weekend’s exciting and controversial action.

  • Cardiff have conceded the first goal of the game on more occasions than any other team in the Premier League this season – nine times in 12 matches.
  • Huddersfield’s 1-1 draw with West Ham means they haven’t scored more than once in any of their last 22 Premier League games, scoring just nine goals in total during that run.
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  • Leicester‘s 0-0 draw with Burnley was the first time they failed to score in a Premier League game this season
  • Salomon Rondon’s brace for Newcastle was only the second time he had scored more than one goal in a Premier League game.
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  • Watford have failed to keep a clean sheet in 11 of their past 12 Premier League away games.
  • Tottenham have beaten Crystal Palace 1-0 in each of their last five Premier League meetings.
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  • Liverpool‘s 30 point haul is their joint best at this stage of the season (level with 2002/03).
  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has become the first manager in Premier League history to remain unbeaten in his first 12 games in the competition.
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  • Arsenal have drawn three successive matches at home in all competitions for the first time since August 2012.
  • Manchester United have lost as many games as they have won (4) in their opening 12 games following their 3-1 defeat to Man City in the Manchester derby.
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