10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 23

1 – West Brom picked up just 1 point from their two West Midlands derby matches versus Aston Villa this season, despite leading 2-0 in both games. The Baggies threw away their advantage at Villa Park on Wednesday to lose 4-3 to their local rivals.

4 – Liverpool scored 4 goals in a Premier League Merseyside derby for the first time in beating Everton 4-0 on Tuesday. Daniel Sturridge scored a brace before missing the opportunity to become only the second player to score a Premier League hat-trick in this fixture by blazing a penalty over and later failing to have an attempt at goal in a one-on-one situation.

7 – Liverpool’s combined 7 goals in the two Merseyside derby fixtures this season (3-3 and 4-0) is the most they have scored versus Everton in a single Premier League season.

7 – Adam Johnson has been involved in each of Sunderland’s last 7 Premier League goals, scoring 5 and assisting the other 2. The England winger scored the only goal of the game in their 1-0 win over Stoke City on Wednesday.

11 – Manchester City’s aggregate scored versus Tottenham Hotspur this season is 11-1 following their 5-1 victory at White Hart Lane.

23 – Luis Suárez has as many goals after matchday 23 this season as he did through the entire 2012-13 campaign. The Liverpool striker netted his side’s fourth goal in their emphatic victory over Everton at Anfield. The Uruguayan played 33 matches last season, compared to 18 so far this campaign.

30 – The goal difference between fourth place Liverpool and fifth place Tottenham is a staggering 30 goals, with the Reds on +29 and Spurs on -1.

35% – 11 of the 31 Premier League goals Tottenham Hotspur have conceded in their 23 matches this season have been in their two games versus league leaders Manchester City.

39 – Chelsea had 39 attempts on goal during their 0-0 draw at home to West Ham.

68 – Manchester City have scored more goals through 23 games this season than they did through their entire 2012-13 campaign (66) when they finished runners-up under Roberto Mancini.