10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 12

2 – Southampton conceded two goals in a single game for the first time this season. Olivier Giroud opened the scoring in the first half for Arsenal with help from Artur Boruc before the French striker sealed the victory late on from the penalty spot.

3 – Tottenham have failed to score in their last three Premier League matches; drawing 0-0 with Everton, losing 1-0 at home to Newcastle and being thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City.

4 – Romelu Lukaku has scored more goals against Liverpool (4) than he has against any other side. The Belgian striker on loan at Everton scored in both games for West Bromwich Albion last season against the Reds and netted a brace as the Toffees drew 3-3 in the Merseyside derby on Saturday.

4 – Sunderland have received 4 red cards in their first 12 games of the Premier League season. However, only Crystal Palace (12) have received fewer yellow cards than the Black Cats (13). Sunderland (2009-10) currently share the record with Queens Park Rangers (2012-13) for receiving the most red cards in a single season (9).

6 – The six goals conceded by Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday doubled the number of goals André Villas-Boas’ side had conceded in their previous 11 matches combined this season.

6 – Marouane Fellaini has failed to win all 6 Premier League games he has started this season. The Belgian midfielder drew all 3 of his starts with Everton and has since drawn 2 and lost 1 when named in David Moyes’ starting XI at Manchester United.

26 – Manchester City have scored more goals in their six home Premier League matches this season than any other side has scored in total.

45 – Ryan Giggs has now faced 45 different teams in the Premier League. Cardiff City became the latest on Sunday when the Manchester United legend made a second-half substitute appearance. The Red Devils are the only side to have played Premier League football that Giggs has never faced.

52 – Ryan Giggs has made at least one Premier League appearance at 52 of the 53 stadiums to host a top flight game since the rebranding in 1992. Roker Park is the only stadium to have host a Premier League game that Giggs has not participated in.

94% – 16 of Newcastle’s 17 Premier League goals have been scored by French players. Paul Dummett’s goal against Liverpool on 19 October is the only time this season a non-French player has scored for the Magpies.