10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 31

4 – Luis Suárez is only the fourth player to score at least 3 hat-tricks in a single Premier League season. The Uruguayan collected his third matchday ball of the season by netting three in Liverpool’s 6-3 win at Cardiff City on Saturday. Alan Shearer (twice), Ruud van Nistelrooy and Dimitar Berbatov have all scored at least three hat-tricks in a single season previously.

4 – Stoke City scored 4 goals in a Premier League game away from home for the first time on Sunday during their come-from-behind 4-1 win at Aston Villa.

5 – West Brom have won the fewest games in the Premier League so far this season. Despite only winning 5 of their 30 games, the Baggies are 3 points above the drop zone, helped by their 13 draws. No team with the fewest wins at the end of the season has ever avoided relegation, but Coventry City (1995-96) and West Brom (2004-05) have both avoided relegation with the joint-fewest victories in a single Premier League season.

6 – Chelsea scored 6 goals in a Premier League games versus Arsenal for the first time. Arsène Wenger’s 1,000th competitive game in charge of the Gunners saw them go down 6-0 at Stamford Bridge.

6 – Defenders Seamus Coleman (Everton) and Martin Škrtel (Liverpool) both have 6 goals each this season – more than strikers Fernando Torres (4), Dimitar Berbatov (4), Peter Odemwingie (4), Lukas Podolski (3), Darren Bent (3), Gabby Agbonlahor (3), Demba Ba (3), Victor Anichebe (3), Nikica Jelavić (3), Steven Fletcher (3), Javier Hernández (2), Papiss Cissé (2), Ricky van Wolfswinkel (1), Jozy Altidore (1) and Andy Carroll (1). Only 27 players have scored more goals than the defensive pair this season.

8 – All 8 of Samuel Eto’o’s Premier League goals have come at Stamford Bridge. The Cameroonian opened the scoring for Chelsea after 5 minutes during their romp of Arsenal, before being substituted through injury in the 10th minute.

16 – Chelsea are undefeated in all 16 home Premier League games this season, winning 14, drawing 2, scoring 39 and conceding only 9. Manager José Mourinho is now unbeaten in 76 Premier League games at Stamford Bridge – the equivalent of 4 full seasons.

17 – Arsenal have conceded 17 goals in their three away games at Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea combined this season. Arsène Wenger’s side have conceded 17 goals in their other 27 Premier League games combined.

42 – There were 42 goals scored in the Premier League this weekend – only 1 shy of the record in a 20-team season. This despite Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Sunderland West Brom and West Ham all failing to score.

66 – Luis Suárez has now scored 66 goals in 102 Premier League appearances for Liverpool. Interestingly, Fernando Torres scored 65 goals in 102 Premier League appearances for Liverpool before moving to Chelsea. The Spaniard has since scored 19 goals in 104 Premier League appearances for the Blues.