1 – Olivier Giroud scored his 1st Premier League goal outside of London on Saturday and has now scored twice as many goals in Premier League away games this season as he did in 2012-13.
2 – Sunderland and West Brom are the only two sides yet to win a single game this season. The Black Cats were beaten 3-1 at home to Arsenal which saw manager Paolo Di Canio sent off, leaving them on 1 point after 4 games. West Brom scored a stoppage time equaliser at Fulham to earn their 2nd point of the season.
3 – Arsenal have conceded 3 penalties in their 4 Premier League matches to start the season. Laurent Koscielny has conceded the last two of those. The French defender dived in on Adam Johnson early in the second half when the Sunderland captain on the day was not in a goalscoring or greatly threatening position.
6 – Cardiff City’s Joe Lewis became the 6th English goalkeeper to appear in the Premier League this season (after Ben Foster, Joe Hart, John Ruddy, David Stockdale and Luke Daniels).
11 – Mesut Özil setup his first goal inside 11 minutes of his Premier League debut. The German international came to the Emirates with a phenomenal record of assists at Real Madrid and quickly settled in with the Gunners, setting up Olivier Giroud to score the opening during their 3-1 win at Sunderland.
14 – José Mourinho trailed at half-time for the 14th time as Chelsea manager in the Premier League. Everton handed him his sixth defeat when falling behind at the end of the first 45 minutes. His overall record in the Premier League when losing at half-time is: 3W 5D 6L.
18 – Christian Benteke scored his 18th Prtemier League goal of 2013 during Aston Villa’s 2-1 home loss to Newcastle. The Belgian striker has scored 3 goals more than any other player in the calendar year.
20 – Danny Graham has now gone 20 Premier League games (1,250 minutes) since he last scored. The on-loan Hull City striker failed to score for Sunderland after his January transfer and has yet to score in his first 4 games for the Tigers which included missing a close-range volley on Saturday.
27 – The first weekend of action following the transfer deadline saw 27 players handed their Premier League debuts for their respective clubs. They were: Chuba Akpom, Morgan Amalfitano, Fernando Amorebieta, Victor Anichebe, Marko Arnautović, Gareth Barry, Fabio Borini, Christian Eriksen, Samuel Eto’o, Marouane Fellaini, Adlène Guédioura, Stephen Ireland, Adnan Januzaj, Cameron Jerome, Jimmy Kébé, Stevan Jovetić, Ki Sung-Yueng, Libor Kozák, Joe Lewis, Adrian Mariappa, James McCarthy, Victor Moses, Mesut Özil, Răzvan Raț, Mamadou Sakho, John Stones and Kévin Théophile-Catherine. Both Joe Lewis and John Stones have played in cup games for their respective clubs.
360 – West Brom became the last team to score in the Premier League this season when Gareth McAuley headed in Chris Brunt’s corner to equalise at Fulham. Steve Clarke’s side had previously failed to score in 360 minutes (excluding stoppage time) of action this season.