20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 1 ft. Man City & Onel Hernández

1 – Graham Potter has already won as many Premier League games as a manager as he did in eight appearances as a player in the competition. His sole victory as a player was Southampton 6-3 Manchester United in 1996-97 as a 70th minute substitute.

1 – Billy Sharp’s equaliser for Sheffield United at Bournemouth came from his first-ever shot in the Premier League.

2 – Arsenal started with two English teenagers in the Premier League for the first time this millennium (Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson).

3 – Mohamed Salah has now scored in Liverpool’s first Premier League game for each of the past three seasons.

5 – Trent Alexander-Arnold has registered an assist in each of his last five Premier League matches.

7 – Sergio Agüero has scored seven goals on the opening weekend of Premier League seasons. Only Alan Shearer, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney (8 each) have scored more.

8 – Raheem Sterling became the eighth player to score a hat-trick on the opening weekend of a Premier League season.

11 – Only Manchester City (13) have kept more clean sheets than Everton in 2019.

15 – Manchester City have won their last 15 Premier League matches. The Citizens already hold the Premier League record with 18 straight. Their next four league fixtures are against Tottenham Hotspur (home), Bournemouth (away), Brighton & Hove Albion (home) and Norwich City (away).

17 – Manchester City have scored 17 goals in their four Premier League visits to the London Stadium.

19 – Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish has lost each of his last 19 Premier League games – the longest run of consecutive defeats by any player in the history of the competition.

37 – Tottenham Hotspur have won 37 Premier League games after trailing at half-time – more than any other side.

45% – Crystal Palace have failed to score in nine of their past 20 Premier League matches at Selhurst Park.

62 – Florin Andone scored for Brighton & Hove Albion only 62 seconds after coming on as a substitute.

83′ – Leicester City didn’t have a shot on target until the 83rd minute in their 0-0 draw at home to Wolverampton Wanderers on Sunday.

86% – Everton have now drawn the opening game in six of their last seven Premier League campaigns.

95 – There were only 95 seconds between Manchester United’s second and third goals in their 4-0 thrashing of Chelsea on Sunday.

114 – Onel Hernández became the first Cuban player to feature in the Premier League. The Norwich City forward’s appearance means that 114 different nationalities have now been represented in the Premier League.

200 – Nicolas Pépé became the 200th player to feature for Arsenal in the Premier League. Gabriel Martinelli became their 201st.

270′ – Leicester City have now failed to score in their last 270 minutes of Premier League football, since their 3-0 thrashing of Arsenal back in April.

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