10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 28

1 – Leighton Baines recorded his first assist of the season in setting up Romelu Lukaku for the only goal of the game in Everton’s victory over West Ham.

4 – Newcastle’s 4 goals at Hull City was the same number of goals they’d scored in their previous nine Premier League matches combined.

4 – Aston Villa scored four goals in the first half of a Premier League game for only the second time in their history during their 4-1 thrashing of Norwich City on Sunday. The only previous occasion the Villans achieved this was during a 7-1 win over Wimbledon in February 1995. Tommy Johnson scored a hat-trick in the opening 45 minutes in that fixture.

4 – Mark Hughes became the first manager to beat Arsenal in charge of four different Premier League clubs: Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City, Queens Park Rangers and now Stoke City after a 1-0 win on Saturday.

6 – Ole Gunnar Solskjær has lost six of his eight Premier League matches in charge of Cardiff City. The Bluebirds have failed to score in six of those eight matches.

8 – Sunderland have won more games in cup competitions (8) than in Premier League matches (6) this season. Gus Poyet’s side were beaten 3-1 in the League Cup final on Sunday to Manchester City and find themselves in the relegation zone with 12 games to play.

10 – Premier League top scorer Luis Suárez has also recorded the most assists (10) in the league this season.

100 – Luis Suárez scored his 62nd goal in his 100th Premier League appearance during Liverpool’s 3-0 win at Southampton on Saturday. Only Alan Shearer (79), Ruud van Nistelrooy (68), Andrew Cole (63) and Fernando Torres (63) have scored more goals than the Uruguayan in their first 100 Premier League matches.

412 – Luis Suárez experienced his longest streak of the season without a goal before ending his drought at 412 minutes in opening the scoring at St Mary’s on Saturday.

£100,000 – Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was fined £100,000 by his club for the headbutt on Hull City player David Meyler during his side’s 4-1 victory on Saturday.