10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 26

0 – Liverpool have failed to beat any of the current top 10 sides in the Premier League, drawing 7 and losing 7. Every other side has won at least 1 match versus a side currently in the top 10.

0 – Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers are the only two sides yet to concede a penalty so far this season.

9 – Newcastle’s defeat at Tottenham on Saturday means the Premier League’s most-Northern club have won just 1 of their last 12 trips to the capital and lost 9.

10 – Gareth Bale has scored 10 goals in his last 12 Premier League matches.

12 – Manchester United have a 12 point lead at the top of the Premier League with 12 games remaining. The Red Devils have only dropped 13 points from their opening 26 games this season.

15 – Robin van Persie’s goal against Everton means the Manchester United striker has now scored against 15 different teams in the Premier League this season. Liverpool are the only side he has scored in both fixtures so far. While Aston Villa, Norwich City, Queens Park Rangers and Swansea City are the 4 remaining teams the Dutch star has yet to score against. Manchester United have only played against each of these sides once so far this season.

15 – Luis Suarez has had 15 shots on goal versus West Brom this season. Only 2 of these have been on target and 0 have found the back of the net.

21 – Ryan Giggs has scored in all 21 seasons of the Premier League. In all, he has scored in 23 consecutive English top flight seasons.

60% – Christian Benteke has been involved in 15 of Aston Villa’s 25 Premier League goals this season (11 goals, 4 assists).

580 – Michu ended his longest Premier League drought without a goal when he opened the scoring for Swansea City in their 4-1 thrashing of Queens Park Rangers. The Spanish forward finished the match with 2 goals, taking his tally to 15 on the season.