1 – Rafael’s red card was the first for Manchester United this season and means that all 20 Premier League teams have all had at least one player sent off this season. Chelsea and Southampton are the only teams not to finish a game with 10 men this season… the two red cards each team have received this season came in the same match, meaning they finished their respective games with 9 men.
1 – Arsenal won at Loftus Road against QPR for the first time in their sixth attempt during the Premier League era. They did win at Loftus Road in the Premier League versus Fulham.
1 – Tottenham kept their first Premier League clean sheet at White Hart Lane in 2013 and only their second clean sheet in the 13 games since Sandro last started a game.
3 – Following Sunday’s 1-0 loss to Chelsea at Old Trafford, Manchester United are the only team to have lost more games at home than away so far this season.
11 – Arsenal have won all 11 matches they had led at half-time this season. Theo Walcott’s goal on 20 seconds was enough to see off Queens Park Rangers on Saturday. Meanwhile, QPR are the only team not to lead a game at both half-time and full-time this season. The only two games they went into the break in front this season resulted in a 2-1 loss at Tottenham and a 1-1 draw at West Ham.
12 – West Bromwich Albion’s Isaiah Brown became the 12th 16-year old to play in Premier League when he came on as a substitute for Youssuf Mulumbu in the final 5 minutes of Saturday’s 3-2 home defeat by Wigan.
14 – Chelsea are the only team to have a positive head-to-head record against Manchester United. Juan Mata’s later winner at Old Trafford was the 14th time Chelsea have beaten Sir Alex Ferguson’s side in the Premier League. They have lost on 13 occasions to the Red Devils. Burnley (1 win, 1 loss) at the only other team not to have a negative record versus the record English champions.
15 – Everton’s 0-0 draw with Liverpool in the Merseyside derby on Sunday saw David Moyes’ side draw for the 15th time this season – the most in the league. The Toffees have lost on 6 occasions this season;
Manchester City (5) have lost fewer.
20 – Theo Walcott scored Arsenal’s quickest-ever Premier League goal and fastest in the league this season and 12th fastest in the history.
365 – Queens Park Rangers have gone 365 minutes without scoring a goal. Loic Remy’s stunner in the 85th minute against Wigan was the last time Harry Redknapp’s side found the back of the net. They have since been shut out by Everton, Stoke, Reading and Arsenal.