10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 23

0 – Following their home defeat by Reading on Saturday, Newcastle are the only club without a single away win in the Premier League this season.

1 – Manchester United failed to win for the first time this season when Robin van Persie has scored in the Premier League. Clint Dempsey scored a stoppage time equaliser to rule out the Dutch strikers opening goal. United had previously won all 14 games in which they big summer signing had scored.

2 – Only Manchester City (4) are on a longer winning streak than Reading currently. The Royals remain in the relegation zone despite coming from behind late on for the second consecutive Premier League game. Adam Le Fondre scored both goals in a 2-1 win at Newcastle.

7 – Luis Suarez has now scored 7 goals in his last three Premier League appearances against Norwich City. The Liverpool forward had scored hat tricks in each of his last two matches against the Canaries before being to 1 during Liverpool’s 5-0 win on Saturday.

8 – Chelsea have won the most penalties in the Premier League this season. Ramires went down after Wojciech Szczęsny rushed out in an attempt to block any shot on goal by the Brazilian who took the easy option to trip over the Polish goalkeepers outstretched leg.

13 – No team has picked up fewer points than Newcastle United since Alan Pardew signed an 8 year contract.

13 – Stoke City have conceded 13 goals in their last 4 Premier League games combined. The Potters had only conceded 14 goals in their first 19 games this season.

14 – Robin van Persie has scored against 14 different Premier League sides so far this season. It remains possible for the former Arsenal striker to score against all 19 this season. Liverpool are the only side whom RvP has scored against in both meetings so far.

90 – Frank Lampard’s successful penalty for Chelsea against Arsenal on Sunday was the Blues’ 90th successful spot kick in the Premier League – more than any other team.

150 – Michael Owen became the seventh player in Premier League history to score 150 goals with his late consolation for Stoke in their 3-1 defeat at Swansea City. The previous six were Alan Shearer, Andrew Cole, Robbie Fowler, Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney.

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