10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 37

1 – Queens Park Rangers are the only team Newcastle have beat both home and away in the Premier League this season.

2 – This season will see Everton finish above rivals Liverpool for only the second time in Premier League history.  David Moyes’ final home game saw his side beat West Ham 2-0, giving the Toffees a 5-point lead over their Merseyside neighbours heading into the final game of the season.  The 2004-05 season was the only previous occasion in which Everton have finished above Liverpool in the Premier League.

14 – Christian Benteke scored his 14th Premier League goal of 2013. The Belgian striker was then sent off against Chelsea on Saturday – the catalyst to Chelsea’s come from behind victory. Benteke will miss Aston Villa’s final game of the season, versus Wigan Athletic.

15 – Frank Lampard’s brace in Chelsea’s 2-1 victory at Aston Villa means the midfielder now has 15 goals this season. Only Robin van Persie (25), Luis Suarez (23), Gareth Bale (20), Christian Benteke (19) and Michu (18) have scored more this season.

19 – Clint Dempsey’s goal against Stoke means Tottenham have scored against all 19 opponents this season.

20 – Rio Ferdinand became the 20th player to score a Premier League goal for Manchester United this season. A Premier League record.

365 – Roberto Mancini was sacked from Manchester City exactly a year to the day since he guided the Citizens to the first Premier League title in 2012.

405 – Sir Alex Ferguson’s 405th and final Premier League game at Old Trafford ended in a 2-1 victory over Swansea City on Sunday. His home record finishes with 305 wins, 66 draws and 34 losses.

1,000 – Steven N’Zonzi’s opener for Stoke against Tottenham was the 1,000th goal of the Prmeier League this season.

1,180 – Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign at Manchester United saw 1,180 goals scored at Old Trafford. Peter Beardsley (Everton) scored the first goal at Old Trafford in the Premier League, Rio Ferdinand scored the final Old Trafford goal of the great manager’s era.

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