3 – Newcastle (2-2), Arsenal (0-2) and Hull City (1-3) are the only teams to prevent Luis Suárez scoring in his 12 Premier League matches this season. Liverpool have won 8 of the 9 matches in which the Uruguayan has scored this season but none of the three in which he hasn’t.
4 – Jos Hooiveld has scored 4 own goals since the start of last season. The Southampton defender turned the ball past his own goalkeeper during their 3-2 home loss to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.
7 – Manchester City have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last seven away Premier League matches. The Citizens were 4-2 winners at Fulham on Saturday.
7 – José Mourinho is undefeated in all 7 Premier League matches versus Arsène Wenger. The Chelsea manager has won 2 of the head-to-head meetings, drawing 5, including Monday nights stalemate at the Emirates Stadium.
8 – Manchester United’s position of eight is the lowest they have ever been in the Premier League on Christmas Day.
8 – Fulham have lost eight of their last nine Premier League matches on their way to slumping into the relegation zone.
19 – Luis Suárez’s 19 Premier League goals is more than 11 Premier League clubs after 17 games (Crystal Palace, Sunderland, Cardiff City, Hull City, West Ham United, Norwich City, Aston Villa, Fulham, Stoke City, Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion). The Liverpool striker is on course to outsource Andrew Cole and Alan Shearer’s joint-Premier League record of 34 goals in a single season.
20 – Sunderland will be bottom of the Premier League table on Christmas Day, 4 points adrift of safety. Only West Bromwich Albion (2004-05) have survived in the previous 21 seasons when bottom on this day.
33 – Chelsea’s Ramires and Southampton’s Victor Wanyama lead the league in fouls committed with 33 each.
85 – Emmanuel Adebayor has scored more Premier League goals than Cristiano Ronaldo (84). The Tottenham striker netted twice on his return during their 3-2 win at Southampton on Sunday.