Premier League stats – Week 17 in review

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

Chelsea became the third club to win 500 Premier League games after Arsenal (512) and Manchester United (593) while Crystal Palace suffered their 300th defeat in the top division.
Middlesbrough scored three goals in a Premier League game for the first time since 11 April 2009 in a 3-1 win against Hull City.

Leicester City became the first team to be shown six cards in first-half of Premier League game since Aston Villa at Chelsea on 2 January 2011.

Sunderland will now be in the Premier League’s bottom three at Christmas for the third time in the last four seasons.

Mark Noble’s goal for West Ham United was the fourth scored against Hull City by one of their former players in their last five games (also Mo Diame against Newcastle United the EFL Cup and Gaston Ramirez at Middlesbrough and Frazier Campbell against Crystal Palace in the Premier League).

Manchester United have now won on ten of their last 13 league visits to West Bromwich Albion (lost one).

Southampton scored as many goals at AFC Bournemouth (three) as they had in their preceding seven Premier League games.

Manchester City had won a game in the Premier League when they were losing at half-time for the first time since the visit of Tottenham Hotspur on 11 November 2012.

Burnley have now lost on all six of their visits to Tottenham Hotspur in all competitions since 1983.

Liverpool won a Merseyside derby with a goal in added time for the first time since 16 April 2001 when Gary McAllister struck the late winner in a 3-2 victory at Goodison Park in the Premier League.

Premier League stats – Week 17 in review

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