20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 23 ft. Bournemouth & Harry Kane

3 – Arsenal have lost their last three Premier League games in which Alexis Sánchez has not played (0-1 at Stoke City, 1-2 at Watford and 1-2 at Bournemouth).

4 – Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Everton was Spurs’ biggest win versus the Merseyside club in the Premier League era.

4 – Everton failed to record a single shot on target for the fourth time this season – the joint worst record in the Premier League this season (also Swansea City).

4 – All four of West Brom’s under Alan Pardew at The Hawthorns have come from set-pieces (3 corners, 1 penalty).

7 – Newcastle United have failed to win any of their last seven Premier League games at St James’ Park (D2, L5).

9 – Arsenal have dropped nine points from winning positions in their last five Premier League matches alone.

10 – Watford’s Daryl Janmaat made more open play crosses than any other player this weekend.

13 – Arsenal have taken just 13 points from their 12 Premier League away games so far this season (W3, D4, L5).

16 – Brighton & Hove Albion have conceded the most goals from set pieces so far this season (16).

20 – Harry Kane has become only the third player to score 20 or more goals in four consecutive Premier League campaigns (after Alan Shearer (4) and Thierry Henry (5)).

25 – Watford have conceded 25 goals at Vicarage Road this season – the most of any side at home so far this season.

25 – Antonio Conte has won 25 of his first 30 Premier League home games as manager – level with José Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti as the most wins in their first 30 home matches in charge.

50 – Crystal Palace have now won 50 home Premier League games (D40, L78).

50 – Stoke City have conceded the most goals in the Premier League so far this season – eight more than any other side.

69% – 11 of the 16 goals Huddersfield Town have conceded at the John Smith’s Stadium this season have been versus London clubs.

90% – Manchester United have now won nine of their 10 Premier League games versus Stoke City at Old Trafford (D1).

98 – Harry Kane became Tottenham’s all-time top goalscorer in the Premier League (overtaking Teddy Sheringham (97)).

283 – There were only 283 seconds between Callum Wilson and Jordan Ibe’s goals for Bournemouth in their 2-1 win over Arsenal on Sunday.

996 – Stephen Ireland made his first Premier League start for 996 days in Stoke City’s 3-0 loss at Manchester United on Monday night.

1000 – Southampton conceded their 1,000th goal in the Premier League – becoming the seventh team in history to do so.

20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 22 ft. Man Utd & Ragnar Klavan

1 – Crystal Palace won at Southampton for the first time in Premier League history (D1, L7).

1 – Ragnar Klavan became the first Estonian to score in the Premier League during Liverpool’s 2-1 win at Burnley on Monday.

4 – Arsenal, Watford and West Ham United have all conceded a joint league high four penalties so far this season.

4 – Bournemouth have taken four points from two games against Brighton & Hove Albion this season despite conceding the opening goal in both meetings.

8 – Brighton & Hove Albion, Crystal Palace and Huddersfield have all failed to score in eight away Premier League games this season.

8% – Mark Hughes has won only one of his 13 Premier League matches as manager versus Rafa Benítez (D6, L6).

11 – Swansea City have lost to Tottenham Hotspur than they have against any other team (W0, D3, L11).

12 – Arsenal and Everton have recovered the joint most points from losing positions so far this season.

12 – Paul Pogba has now been involved in 10 goals in his 12 Premier League games this season (3 goals, 7 assists) – one more than he was involved in the whole of last season (30 games).

12 – José Mourinho remains unbeaten in 12 Premier League meetings against Sam Allardyce as manager (W9, D3).

13 – Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 13 Premier League games since losing 4-1 at Tottenham Hotspur back in October (W9, D4).

14 – Petr Čech has conceded all 14 penalties he has faced in the Premier League with Arsenal.

16 – Callum Wilson has scored 16 Premier League goals without providing an assist – the most a player has scored without assisting in the competition.

20 – West Bromwich Albion are winless in 20 Premier League games. Only three clubs have had a longer winless run in the competition – Derby County (32), Sunderland (26) and Norwich City (21).

35 – Manchester United’s now have 35 Premier League win against Everton – more than any other team against any single opponent in the history of the competition.

43 – Jack Wilshere scored his first goal in his last 43 Premier League games

68% – Stoke City have now conceded the opening goal in 15 of their 22 Premier League games this season – more than any other team.

97 – Players of 97 different nationalities have now scored in the Premier League.

472 – West Brom’s James McClean’s last two Premier League goals have both come against West Ham United – 472 days apart.

1320 – Shane Long ended a personal run of 1,320 minutes without a goal in the Premier League, dating back to February 2017.

How many points did each team pick up over Christmas? [All 92 teams]

182 games took place in the top four divisions of English football between Friday 22 December and Thursday 4 January with all but four teams playing four games each.

The League Two fixtures between Accrington Stanley vs Morecambe and Exeter City vs Forest Green Rovers were both abandoned.

There wasn’t a single team that collected a maximum 12 points, whilst every team in the Premier League collected at least two points.

Four teams from the lower leagues lost all of their games.  They were Cardiff City, Bury, Barnet and Forest Green Rovers.  The latter only played three games though.

The overall Christmas table is as follows:

Rank Team Points Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference
1 Tottenham Hotspur 10 11 3 +8
2 Liverpool 10 12 5 +7
3 Manchester City 10 8 1 +7
4 Fulham 10 12 6 +6
5 Doncaster Rovers 10 7 1 +6
=6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 10 8 3 +5
=6 Plymouth Argyle 10 8 3 +5
=6 Rotherham United 10 8 3 +5
9 Scunthorpe United 10 9 5 +4
10 Mansfield Town 10 8 4 +4
11 Shrewsbury Town 10 5 1 +4
12 Luton Town 9 11 6 +5
13 Middlesbrough 9 7 4 +3
14 Coventry City 9 5 3 +2
15 Bolton Wanderers 9 4 2 +2
=16 Brentford 9 6 5 +1
=16 Crawley Town 9 6 5 +1
18 Swindon Town 9 6 6 0
19 Wigan Athletic 8 8 0 +8
20 Chelsea 8 9 2 +7
21 Derby County 8 6 2 +4
=22 Gillingham 8 7 4 +3
=22 Cambridge United 8 7 4 +3
24 Aston Villa 7 9 4 +5
25 Peterborough United 7 7 3 +4
26 Port Vale 7 6 2 +4
27 Notts County 7 8 5 +3
28 Burton Albion 7 6 3 +3
=29 AFC Wimbledon 7 7 5 +2
=29 Lincoln City 7 7 5 +2
31 Norwich City 7 5 3 +2
=32 Newcastle United 7 4 3 +1
=32 Birmingham City 7 4 3 +1
34 Leeds United 7 3 2 +1
35 Stevenage 6 9 6 +3
36 Yeovil Town 6 9 7 +2
=37 Manchester United 6 6 4 +2
=37 Blackburn Rovers 6 6 4 +2
39 Colchester United 6 3 1 +2
40 Arsenal 6 9 8 +1
41 Wycombe Wanderers 6 7 6 +1
42 Portsmouth 6 6 6 0
=43 Fleetwood Town 6 5 5 0
=43 Carlisle United 6 5 5 0
45 Bradford City 6 7 8 -1
46 Crewe Alexandra 6 5 6 -1
47 Exeter City 6 4 6 -2
48 Sheffield United 5 6 4 +2
49 West Ham United 5 8 8 0
50 Blackpool 5 7 7 0
51 Crystal Palace 5 5 5 0
52 Preston North End 5 4 4 0
=53 Barnsley 5 3 3 0
=53 Queens Park Rangers 5 3 3 0
=53 Bristol Rovers 5 3 3 0
=56 Brighton & Hove Albion 5 3 4 -1
=56 Newport County 5 3 4 -1
58 Bournemouth 5 7 10 -3
59 Leicester City 4 7 6 +1
=60 Millwall 4 4 7 -3
=60 Cheltenham Town 4 4 7 -3
62 Sunderland 4 2 5 -3
=63 Stoke City 4 4 8 -4
=63 Bristol City 4 4 8 -4
65 Oxford United 4 6 12 -6
66 Swansea City 4 3 9 -6
67 Accrington Stanley 3 6 6 0
68 Morecambe 3 6 9 -3
69 Southend United 3 5 8 -3
=70 Watford 3 4 7 -3
=70 Sheffield Wednesday 3 4 7 -3
72 Milton Keynes Dons 3 3 6 -3
73 Huddersfield Town 3 2 5 -3
=74 Hull City 2 2 4 -2
=74 Walsall 2 2 4 -2
=76 West Bromwich Albion 2 3 6 -3
=76 Charlton Athletic 2 3 6 -3
78 Everton 2 1 4 -3
79 Southampton 2 4 8 -4
80 Burnley 2 3 7 -4
81 Nottingham Forest 2 1 5 -4
82 Oldham Athletic 1 3 8 -5
=83 Ipswich Town 1 2 7 -5
=83 Reading 1 2 7 -5
=83 Rochdale 1 2 7 -5
86 Northampton Town 1 2 8 -6
=87 Chesterfield 1 1 8 -7
=87 Grimsby Town 1 1 8 -7
89 Forest Green Rovers 0 2 5 -3
90 Barnet 0 2 7 -5
91 Cardiff City 0 3 9 -6
92 Bury 0 0 9 -9

Some stats from this data:

0 – Wigan Athletic didn’t concede a single goal.

0 – Bury didn’t score a single goal.

+8 – Tottenham Hotspur and Wigan Athletic had the best goal difference.

-9 – Bury had the worst goal difference.

12 – Liverpool and Fulham were the highest-scoring teams over this period.

12 – Oxford United conceded the most goals.

18 – Fulham and Oxford United fans saw the most goals.

First Premier League Goalscorer by Nationality

Ragnar Klavan became the first Estonian to score in the history of the Premier League on Monday during Liverpool’s 2-1 win at Burnley on New Year’s Day.

In the process Estonia became the 97th different nationality to have scored in Premier League history, now in its 26th season.

The full list below is the first goalscorer from each different nationality to have scored in the Premier League, listed alphabetically by country:

Nationality First Goalscorer
Algeria Moussa Saïb
Angola Manucho
Antigua and Barbuda Dexter Blackstock
Argentina Horacio Carbonari
Armenia Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Australia Robbie Slater
Austria Emmanuel Pogatetz
Barbados Gregory Goodridge
Belarus Aliaksandr Hleb
Belgium Philippe Albert
Benin Stéphane Sessègnon
Bermuda Shaun Goater
Bosnia and Herzegovina Edin Džeko
Brazil Isaías
Bulgaria Boncho Genchev
Burkina Faso Bertrand Traoré
Burundi Gaël Bigirimana
Cameroon Marc-Vivien Foé
Canada Frank Yallop
Chile Javier Margas
China Sun Jihai
Colombia Faustino Asprilla
Congo Christopher Samba
Costa Rica Paulo Wanchope
Croatia Aljoša Asanović
Curaçao Leandro Bacuna
Czech Republic Karel Poborský
Denmark Jan Mølby
DR Congo Lomana LuaLua
Ecuador Ulises de la Cruz
Egypt Mido
England Brian Deane
Estonia Ragnar Klavan
Finland Mixu Paatelainen
France Eric Cantona
Gabon Daniel Cousin
Gambia Modou Barrow
Georgia Georgi Kinkladze
Germany Uwe Rösler
Ghana Tony Yeboah
Gibraltar Danny Higginbotham
Greece Giorgos Donis
Grenada Jason Roberts
Guinea Titi Camara
Guyana Carl Cort
Honduras Maynor Figueroa
Hungary Zoltán Gera
Iceland Þorvaldur Örlygsson
Iran Andranik Teymourian
Israel Ronny Rosenthal
Italy Fabrizio Ravanelli
Ivory Coast Ibrahima Bakayoko
Jamaica Robbie Earle
Japan Junichi Inamoto
Kenya Victor Wanyama
Korea Republic Paris Ji-sung
Latvia Marians Pahars
Liberia Christopher Wreh
Macedonia Gjorgji Hristov
Mali Frédéric Kanouté
Mexico Jared Borgetti
Montenegro Stefan Savić
Montserrat Ruel Fox
Morocco Hassan Kachloul
Netherlands Michel Vonk
New Zealand Ryan Nelson
Nigeria Efan Ekoku
Northern Ireland Danny Wilson
Norway Gunnar Halle
Paraguay Diego Gavilan
Peru Nolberto Solano
Poland Robert Warzycha
Portugal Dani
Republic of Ireland Bernie Slaven
Romania Dan Petrescu
Russia Andrei Kanchelskis
Saint Kitts and Nevis Bobby Bowry
Scotland Graeme Sharp
Senegal El Hadji Diouf
Serbia Savo Milošević
Sierra Leone Kei Kamara
Slovakia Vladimír Kinder
Slovenia Robert Koren
South Africa Phil Masinga
Spain Nayim
Sweden Anders Limpar
Switzerland Marc Hottiger
Togo Emmanuel Adebayor
Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke
Tunisia Radhi Jaidi
Turkey Muzzy Izzet
Ukraine Sergei Rebrov
Uruguay Adrián Paz
USA Roy Wegerle
Venezuela Fernando Amorebieta
Wales Barry Horne
Zimbabwe Peter Ndlovu

20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 21 ft. Chelsea & Richarlison

0 – Both fixtures between Burnley and Huddersfield Town finished 0-0 this season.

2 – Stoke City have kept just two clean sheets in their 21 games so far this season – the fewest in the Premier League.

3 – Josh Tymon was only the third teenager to start a Premier League game for Stoke City (after Ramadan Sobhi and Thomas Edwards).

7 – Only Andrew Cole (11) and Thierry Henry (8) have scored more Premier League goals against Liverpool than Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy.

13 – Chelsea have scored a Premier League high 13 headed goals so far this season.

14 – André Carrillo became Watford’s 14th different goalscorer in the Premier League this season – more than any other club in this season’s competition.

16 – Watford have dropped more points from winning positions than any other team this season.

19 – West Bromwich Albion are on a 19-game winless streak – only two teams have been on a longer winless streak in Premier League history (Sunderland 20 in 2002-03 and Derby County 32 in 2007-08).

20% – Southampton have lost just one of their last five visits to Old Trafford (W2, D2).

21 – 21 of Chelsea’s Premier League goals this season have come via Spanish players; more than any other side in Europe’s big five leagues.

22 – Mohamed Salah has been involved in 22 goals in 21 Premier League appearances for Liverpool (17 goals, 5 assists).

24 – Arsenal have scored in all 24 of their Premier League matches versus West Brom.

25 – Manchester City’s run of scoring in 25 consecutive Premier League matches came to an end on Sunday with a 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace.

38 – Newcastle United’s Matt Ritchie has had the most shots in the Premier League this season without registering a goal.

57% – Crystal Palace have failed to score in 12 of their 21 Premier League matches so far this season – the most in the Premier League.

66 – Watford’s Richarlison has won the most free kicks this season.

71% – Five of Pedro’s last seven Premier League goals have come from outside the penalty area.

98 – Manchester City collected 98 Premier League points in the 2017 calendar year – 0nly two teams have won more in the history of the competition – Manchester United in 1993 (102) and Chelsea in 2005 (101).

465′ – Roy Hodgson has now failed to see his side score in his past five Premier League matches against Manchester City – a run of 465 minutes without a goal.

811 – Arsène Wenger took charge of a Premier League record 811th game during Arsenal’s 1-1 draw at West Brom on Sunday.