10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 5

0 – No Chelsea striker has scored in the Premier League this season.

0 – Liverpool have failed to score a single Premier League goal in the second half this season. Daniel Sturridge’s openers in each of their first three games were enough to help the side to three 1-0 victories before leading 2-1 at half-time in Swansea on Monday night, ending up 2-2. They were shut out in 90 minutes against Southampton.

1 – Everton are the only remaining unbeaten club in the 2013-14 Premier League season. Neighbours Liverpool were the only other side entering this weekend undefeated before losing 1-0 at home to Southampton. The Toffees were 3-2 winners at West Ham.

1 – Sunderland are the only side yet to win a game this season. Paolo Di Canio’s side were thrashed 3-0 at West Brom on Saturday which was a battle of the two winless teams heading into the weekend. Former Sunderland player Stéphane Sessègnon opened the scoring for his new club.

5 – David de Gea has failed to keep a clean sheet in 5 Manchester derbies in the Premier League, conceding 15 goals. He also conceded twice in a 3-2 Community Shield victory over Manchester City; his first Manchester derby.

12 – Norwich City have lost just 2 of their last 12 Premier League matches at Carrow Road. Those 2 were both against Aston Villa.

15 – Arsenal have won 15 of their last 19 Premier League matches and top the Premier League after 5 games this season.

26 – Aston Villa went 26 games without a clean sheet prior to Saturday’s 1-0 win at Norwich City.

42 – Robin van Persie missed his first Premier League game for Manchester United since joining from Arsenal in the summer of 2012, having played in all 42 previous matches (39 starts). The Dutch striker missed Sunday’s Manchester derby through injury.

186 – Chelsea’s John Obi Mikel scored his first Premier League goal in his 186th league appearance for the Blues. The Nigerian’s goal secured Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Fulham on Saturday.

257 – Chelsea went 257 minutes of Premier League action without scoring before Oscar opened the scoring in a 2-0 win over Fulham. Prior to the Brazilian’s opener, Branislav Ivanović had scored the Blues’ last Premier League goal in a 2-1 win over Aston Villa before they were shut out in a 0-0 draw at Manchester United and a 1-0 loss at Everton.

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