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Premier League Preview Stats 11–12 February 2012

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by , 7th February 2012 at 06:02 PM (3415 Views)
Barclays Premier League

11 – 12 February 2012

Saturday 11 February
Blackburn Rovers Queens Park Rangers
  • Queens Park Rangers have failed to score in their three league and cup visits to Blackburn Rovers since 1999.
  • Blackburn Rovers have won only one of their 12 games against teams in the bottom half of the Premier League this season.
  • Excluding unused substitutes, 39 players have appeared for Queens Park Rangers in league and cup matches this season.

Bolton Wanderers Wigan Athletic
  • Bolton Wanderers have not lost in their last eight league and cup meetings with Wigan Athletic.
  • Bolton Wanderers have lost 16 of the 17 games in the Premier League this season when the opposition have scored the first goal.
  • Wigan Athletic have completed a run of nine games without a win in the Premier League for the second time this season.

Everton Chelsea
  • Chelsea will be aiming for the first league double against Everton since the 2004-05 season.
  • Everton have scored only six goals in the first-half of their Premier League games this season, the lowest total in the division.
  • Chelsea have one point less than they did after 24 games last season when they lost Game No. 25.

Fulham Stoke City
  • Each team has won two of the last four league and cup meetings by a 2-0 margin.
  • Since the start of last season, Fulham have lost only two of the 17 games in the Premier League when Clint Dempsey has scored.
  • Stoke City have won all five games in the Premier League this season when they have led at half-time.

Manchester United Liverpool
  • Liverpool have lost seven of their last eight league and cup visits to Manchester United.
  • Manchester United have been awarded eight penalties in the Premier League this season, more than any other team.
  • Liverpool gained 18 points away from home last season. The Reds have already accumulated 19 points on their Premier League travels this term.

Sunderland Arsenal

  • Arsenal have lost one of their last eight league and cup visits to Sunderland
  • Sunderland have won five of their last six Premier League games.
  • The most goals Arsenal have conceded in away games in a Premier League season is 28 (1994-95 and 2010-11). They have already conceded 25 so far this season.

Swansea City Norwich City

  • NorwichCity have not won at Swansea since March 1962, when the home team was called SwanseaTown.
  • SwanseaCity have lost one of their last seven Premier League games.
  • NorwichCity have lost one of their last five away games in the Premier League.

Tottenham Hotspur Newcastle United
  • Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten in their last four Premier League meetings with Newcastle United after losing all of the preceding six league encounters.
  • Tottenham Hotspur have failed to score in five of their 35 league and cup games this season.
  • Newcastle United have failed to score in only one of their away games in the Premier League this season.

Sunday 12 February
Aston Villa Manchester City
  • Manchester City have failed to win in their last four Premier League visits to Villa Park.
  • Having gone six without a win at Villa Park, Aston Villa will be aiming to avoid a run of seven home league games without a win for the first time since October 1987.
  • Manchester City are the only team who have yet to be behind at half-time in the Premier League this season.

Wolverhampton Wanderers West Bromwich Albion
  • West Bromwich Albion will be aiming to complete a league double against Wolverhampton Wanderers for the first time since the 1997-98.
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers have recovered 13 points from losing positions, more than any other team in the Premier League this season.
  • West Bromwich Albion have not won a game in the month of February in the Premier League since 2006. The Baggies have since made 12 unsuccessful attempts.

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