2 – Harry Kane has scored as many Premier League goals in open play as Roberto Soldado this season. The young English striker has made 6 appearances (2 starts) compared to the Spaniard’s 26 (22 starts). Soldado has also scored 4 penalties.
6 – Sunderland have scored 6 own goals in the Premier League this season. Wes Brown’s own goal on Saturday was the only goal of the game as they were defeated at home by Everton.
7 – Everton have won a club record 7 consecutive Premier League matches, beating West Ham, Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newcastle, Fulham, Arsenal and Sunderland. They host Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
7 – Pepe Mel has now gone 7 home games in the Premier League without winning a single one. West Brom were pegged back by a stoppage time equaliser in a 3-3 draw against Tottenham – a mirror image of their 3-3 draw in their last home game against Cardiff. The Baggies have drawn six of their seven at home under Mel.
8 – Sunderland’s defeat on Saturday means that Newcastle United will finish above their rivals for the 8th time in the 12 seasons they have both been in the Premier League together.
12 – Only five teams have kept more clean sheets than Tottenham’s 12 this season. The Spurs defence however has fallen apart in recent weeks and under Tim Sherwood and have now conceded 48 Premier League goals – only 8 teams have conceded more.
15 – Newcastle have failed to score in 15 of their 34 Premier League matches this season – only Crystal Palace (16) have fired blanks on more occasions this season. 11 of these shut outs have been in 2014.
39 – Only four teams have conceded fewer goals than Crystal Palace this season. The Eagles are closing in on safety following their 1-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday that gives them a 7-point lead over the bottom three with 5 games to play.
49 – Liverpool have scored 49 Premier League goals in 15 matches in 2014. They have scored more goals in the calendar year than 13 Premier League teams have scored all season (32-34 games).
66 – Everton have set a club record for most Premier League points in a single season. The Toffees moved onto 66 with a 1-0 win at Southampton on Saturday. The ever-present Premier League failed to match this tally during the 42-game seasons or the 11 seasons under David Moyes.