20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 1 ft. Watford & Richarlison

1 – Cardiff City goalkeeper Neil Etheridge became the first player from the Philippines to play in the Premier League.

2 – Richarlison scored with his first two shots for Everton, having failed to score with any of his last 53 at Watford.

3 – Leicester City have now conceded the opening Premier League goal in each of the past three seasons. Btts was a favourable price from the bookmakers.

4+ – Liverpool have scored four or more goals in each of their past four Premier League matches versus West Ham United.

6 – Roberto Pereyra has had a hand in each of Watford’s last six Premier League goals (5 Goals, 1 Assist).

8 – Manchester City have won their opening game of the campaign for each of their past eight seasons.

11 – Paul Pogba has won all 11 Premier League matches in which he has scored.

12 – West Ham have now lost their opening match of a Premier League season on 12 occasions – more than any other side.

14 – Harry Kane is still yet to score a Premier League goal in the month of August, now playing 14 games.

21% – Fulham have won only 25 of their 119 Premier League London derbies – the lowest win rate in such matches.

23 – Wilfried Zaha scored his 23rd Premier League goal for Crystal Palace – no player has scored more for the Eagles (joint with Chris Armstrong).

27 – Mattéo Guendouzi is the 27th French player to play for Arsenal in the Premier League.

33 – Dele Alli stretched his unbeaten run to 33 Premier League games in which he has scored (W27, D6).

67% – Willian has been involved in four of Chelsea’s six Premier League goals at Huddersfield Town (1 Goal, 3 Assists).

71% – Manual Pellegrini has lost five of his seven Premier League matches as a manager versus Liverpool (D0, L2).

90 – Phil Jagielka’s red card was the 90th Everton have picked up in Premier League history – more than any other side.

96% – Tottenham have now scored in 25 of their past 26 Premier League matches against Newcastle.

134 – Luke Shaw scored his first senior goal in what was his 134th appearance in all competitions (67 games each for Southampton and Manchester United).

500 – Paul Pogba’s penalty for Manchester United on opening night was the 500th Premier League goal scored by a José Mourinho team in the Premier League.

4108 – Ben Foster made his first Premier League appearance for Watford since 13 May 2007 – 4,108 days ago. This is the second-longest gap between two games for a single team in the competition (after Wayne Rooney for Everton (4,837 days)).

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