20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 5 ft. Man Utd & Jermain Defoe

3 – Anthony Martial has scored more goals in 45 minutes (3) across four substitute appearances than Everton have scored in 450 minutes this season (2).

3 – Chelsea have had a player sent off in each of their past three competitive fixtures versus Arsenal.

3 – Crystal Palace have had three different managers in their last six Premier League matches (Sam Allardyce, Frank de Boer and Roy Hodgson).

4 – Everton have scored just four goals in their last 10 Premier League games.  The Toffees had scored 26 goals in the 10 prior to this run.

5 – Wayne Rooney has lost all five matches versus Manchester United and has not scored in any of those outings.

6 – Sergio Agüero scored his sixth Premier League hat-trick as Manchester City won 6-0 at Watford – only Alan Shearer (11), Robbie Fowler (9), Michael Owen and Thierry Henry (8 each) have scored more.

8 – Arsenal have failed to score in eight of their past 14 trips to Chelsea.

11 – Manchester City have scored more goals in their last two Premier League visits to Vicarage Road (11) than Watford have in their last nine at home (10).

15 – Jamie Vardy has been involved in 15 goals (12 goals, 3 assists) in 18 Premier League games under Craig Shakespeare.

17 – Jermain Defoe has now scored in 17 different Premier League seasons – only three players have scored in more (Ryan Giggs (21), Paul Scholes (19) and Frank Lampard (18)).

25% – Swansea City recorded their lowest-ever possession figure in their entire Premier League history in their 0-0 draw at Tottenham Hotspur.

34 – Manchester United have now beaten Everton 34 times in the Premier League era – a joint record in the competition (with Manchester United versus Aston Villa).

35 – Liverpool attempted 35 efforts on goal in their 1-1 draw at home to Burnley on Saturday.

36 – Jermain Defoe has now scored against 36 different Premier League teams. Only three players have scored against more (Frank Lampard (39), Andrew Cole (38) and Alan Shearer (37)).

60% – Swansea City have now failed to register a single shot on target in three of their five Premier League matches this season.

70+ – Crystal Palace’s Roy Hodgson (70 years, 38 days) became the third manager to take charge of a Premier League game in his 70s (after Sir Alex Ferguson and Sir Bobby Robson).

72% – Liverpool have averaged 72% possession over their last three Premier League games versus Burnley.

75% – 12 of Manchester United’s 16 Premier League goals this season have come in the second half.  Two of those four goals in the first half have even come in the 45th minute and first half stoppage time.

450′ – Crystal Palace became the first club in Premier League history to lose their opening five games without scoring a single goal.

5977 – Jermain Defoe scored his first goal for Bournemouth since May 2001, 5,977 days ago.

20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 4 ft. Stoke City & Wayne Rooney

2 – Burnley’s Chris Wood became only the second player from Oceania to score in his first Premier League start (after Brett Emerton for Blackburn in August 2003).

3 – Matt Ritchie has registered an assist in all three of his Premier League appearances versus Swansea.

5 – Stoke City are unbeaten in their last five Premier League matches at home to Manchester United (D3, L2).

5 – All three of Álvaro Morata’s Premier League goals and assists have come from his head (3 goals, 2 assists).

6 – Watford’s seven Premier League goals so far this season have come from six different goalscorers.

6 – Brighton & Hove Albion had as many shots on target in their 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion as they had in their first three Premier League games combined (six).

6 – Sergio Agüero has scored in all six of his Premier League matches versus Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium.

6 – Chris Wood became only the sixth player from New Zealand to start a Premier League match (after Lee Norfolk, Simon Elliott, Danny Hay, Ryan Nelsen and Winston Reid).

7 – Arsenal have now won their last seven Premier League matches at the Emirates Stadium.

10 – Tottenham are now unbeaten in their last 10 Premier League games versus Everton (W5, D5).

14 – Gabriel Jesus has been involved in 14 goals in his 12 Premier League starts for Manchester City (10 goals, 4 assists).

16 – Manchester United have fired in more shots on target in their first two Premier League games than any other club.

16 – Swansea City have faced 16 shots on target at home in the Premier League games this season; more than any other club.

32 – Christian Eriksen tied fellow countryman Nicklas Bendtner as the joint-highest scoring Dane in Premier League history.

75% – Southampton have failed to score in nine of their last 12 Premier League matches.

100 – Wayne Rooney became only the second player in Premier League history to receive 100 yellow cards (after Gareth Barry).

124 – Sergio Agüero is now the top scoring non-European player in Premier League history, with 124 goals (overtaking Trinidad and Tobago international Dwight Yorke (123)).

314′ – Pascal Groß ended Brighton & Hove Albion’s 314-minute streak without a goal with their first-ever in the Premier League as the German opened the scoring in their victory over West Brom.

342′ – Huddersfield Town were the last team to concede a goal in this season’s Premier League, after 342 minutes of action.

535′ – Stoke City’s Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting ended Manchester United’s run of 535 minutes of Premier League football without conceding a goal.

Top 10 Non-European Premier League Goalscorers

Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero went into the Premier League record books today with his 124th goal in the English top flight.

The Argentine scored City’s opener in their 5-0 thrashing of 10-man Liverpool at the Etihad in today’s lunchtime kickoff.

A brace each from Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sané saw Pep Guardiola’s side run out emphatic winners.

Agüero’s goal meant that he is now the all-time Premier League top goalscorer among non-European players.

The top 10 are as follows:

Player Country Goals
Sergio Agüero Manchester City 124
Dwight Yorke Trinidad & Tobago 123
Didier Drogba Ivory Coast 104
Emmanuel Adebayor Togo 97
Yakubu Nigeria 94
Mark Viduka Australia 92
Carlos Tevez Argentina 84
Luis Suárez Uruguay 69
Yaya Touré Ivory Coast 62
Harry Kewell Australia 57

Sergio Agüero goes ahead of former-Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City and Sunderland player Dwight Yorke.

Yaya Touré is the only other player in the top 10 currently plying his trade in the Premier League.

20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 3 ft. Liverpool & Marouane Fellaini

0 – Watford didn’t produce a single shot on target in their 0-0 draw at home to Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal suffered the same in their 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool.

0 – Tony Pulis is unbeaten in all seven matches against former club Stoke City (W5, D2).

2 – Huddersfield Town are only the second promoted side to keep a clean sheet in each of their first Premier League games since Charlton Athletic in 1998-99.

4 – Burnley have taken four points from their first two away games, at Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur respectively.  They only collected seven points away from home throughout the whole of last season.

4+ – Four of Arsenal’s eight Premier League defeats by 4+ goals have come against Liverpool at Anfield.

5 – Henrikh Mkhitaryan has recorded five assists in the opening three games of the new season.  The Manchester United midfielder only set up one goal last season.

9% – Mark Hughes has now only won one of his 11 Premier League visits to the Hawthorns (D2, L8).

10 – Ronald Koeman has lost all three matches versus Chelsea as Everton manager, failing to score on each occasion and conceding 10 goals.  He lost just one in four matches as Southampton manager with his team scoring in each game (W1, D2).

12 – Mohamed Salah’s goal for Liverpool came only 12 seconds after Arsenal had taken a corner.

13 – Gabriel Jesus is unbeaten in all of his 13 Premier League games (W9, D4).  No player has been unbeaten for more games in their entire Premier League career.

13 – Harry Kane has now failed to score in all 13 of his Premier League appearances in August.

13 – Peter Crouch scored his 13th Premier League goal as a substitute.

26 – Dele Alli is unbeaten in all 26 Premier League matches in which he has scored (W20, D6).

40% – Four of Manchester United’s goals have been scored by substitutes.

46′ – Marouane Fellaini has only been on the pitch for a total of 46 minutes this season but Manchester United have scored six goals during that time.

51 – Peter Crouch extended his Premier League record of headed goals with his 51st, against West Brom on Sunday.

56% – West Ham’s Joe Hart has conceded 10 goals from 18 shots on target faced in his first three games this season.

60% – Six of Manchester United’s 10 goals have been scored in the final 11 minutes of matches this season.

64% – Arsenal have now lost nine of their last 14 Premier League away matches (W4, D1).

88% – Crystal Palace have now lost seven of their last eight Premier League games, failing to score in each of their defeats during this run.

20 Stats from Premier League Matchday 2 ft. Man Utd & Joe Hart

0 – Pep Guardiola has now failed to beat Everton in his first three meetings (D2, L1).

1 – Tottenham Hotspur went unbeaten at home (White Hart Lane) in the Premier League last season but have lost their first home game (Wembley Stadium) this season.

1 – Marcos Alonso scored the first ever Premier League goal at Wembley Stadium.

2 – Manchester United have allowed only two shots on target in their opening two matches combined to start the 2017-18 Premier League season.

2 – Excluding the debut season of the Premier League in 1992-93, Huddersfield are the first team to win their opening two games in the competition.

3 – Burnley have seen three opponents sent off in their first two games of the new season.

4 – Henrikh Mkhitaryan has recorded four assists in his first two games this season compared to one in 24 Premier League appearances last season.

7 – Sergio Agüero has now failed to score in his last seven Premier League appearances versus Everton.

10% – Bournemouth 0-2 Watford was Marco Silva’s first away win in the Premier League in his 10th game on the road (D2, L7).

12 – Harry Kane has failed to score in all 12 of his Premier League matches in August.

22 – Antonio Conte is unbeaten as Chelsea manager when his side have led at half-time (W20, D2).

39 – All 39 of Javier Hernández’s Premier League goals have come from inside the penalty area.

48% – 15 of Tony Pulis’ 31 wins as West Brom manager in the Premier League have been by the scoreline of 1-0.

70% – Joe Hart has conceded 7 of the 10 shots he has faced on target already this season.

83% – Newcastle have lost 10 of their last 12 Premier League away games (W0, D2).

112 – Eric Bailly became the 112th different goalscorer for Manchester United in the Premier League.

180′ – Swansea City have mustered just one shot on target in their first two games combined to start the new season.

200 – Wayne Rooney became only the second player in Premier League history to score 200 career goals.  The Everton striker is now 60 behind Alan Shearer.

221 – There were only three minutes and 41 seconds between Manchester United’s final three goals in their 4-0 win at Swansea City.

555′ – Southampton had gone 9 hours and 15 minutes without a goal at St Mary’s before Manolo Gabbiadini’s opener in their 3-2 win over West Ham on Saturday.