Premier League Week 20 stats in review

Here’s a selection of some of the leading stats and facts from the New Year round of Premier League games.

Watford have now lost their opening league game of a year for the last six consecutive seasons.

Arsenal are unbeaten in their last nine Premier League home games (won seven).

19 goals have been scored at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium so far in this Premier League season; fewer than at any other ground.

Everton’s Leighton Baines has become the third defender to score 30 goals in the Premier League (also John Terry 40 and David Unsworth 38).

Burnley lost at Manchester City for the first time since 29 December 2001 when Paulo Wanchope netted a hat-trick in a 5-1 win in League Division 1 at Maine Road.

Sunderland’s Jermain Defoe has become the fourth player to score ten or more goals in ten different Premier League seasons (also Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard).

West Bromwich Albion have scored three or more goals in five home games so far in this season; more than in any of their previous Premier League seasons.

West Ham United have scored more than one goal in only one of their first ten Premier League games at the London Stadium.

Arsenal’s 3-3 draw at AFC Bournemouth was the first time that the Gunners had come back to draw a Premier League game after being three goals down.

Swansea City have won four of their last six visits to Crystal Palace (lost one).

Stoke City’s Ryan Shawcross scored his first goal in the Premier League since New Year’s Day in 2015 (versus Manchester United).

Tottenham Hotspur had now remained unbeaten in their opening ten home games of a Premier League season for only the second time (also 2000-01).

Premier League Week 20 stats in review

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