Premier League stats – Week 12 in review

Here’s this week’s selection of some of the more interesting stats and facts from the latest round of Premier League games.

As a consequence of Arsenal’s late equaliser, Manchester United have now drawn three league games in a row at Old Trafford for the first time since April 1992.

With Yaya Toure making a two-goal return to the Manchester City ranks, Crystal Palace are now the only Premier League team yet to keep a clean sheet in this season.

Having been denied a win at Everton, Swansea City have now equaled their worst-ever 12-game start to a league season. They also won one and drew three of their first 12 games in 1983-84 in League Division Two (now League Championship).

Two of Liverpool’s last five Premier League games have now ended in goalless draws after none in the previous 36 league games.

In their 50th top division game, AFC Bournemouth recorded their second win in 14 all-time league and cup visits to Stoke City. The Cherries also won at the Victoria Ground on 27 February 1991 in League Division Three.

At 17 years and 181 days, Josh Tymon became the youngest player to make a Premier League appearance for Hull City. The Hull-born left-back also holds the Tigers’ club record for their youngest-ever player in the FA Cup.

Watford’s victory against Leicester City was the first time that the Hornets had beaten the reigning league champions since 6 December 1986 when they beat Liverpool in League Division One with goals from John McClelland and John Barnes.

Following their late defeat at Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United are now ten points and 11 positions worse off than at the same stage of the Premier League last season.

Chelsea have now won six consecutive games without conceding a goal for the fifth time in the Premier League era.

West Bromwich Albion’s 4-0 drubbing of Burnley was their biggest win in the Premier League since the Clarets’ last visit to The Hawthorns on 28 September 2014 when Saido Berahino (2), Craig Dawson and Graeme Dorrans scored the goals in a 4-0 victory.

Premier League stats – Week 12 in review

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