10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 8

1 – Arsenal have kept just one clean sheet in their eight Premier League matches this season.  The Gunners kept 17 clean sheets last season.

4 – Manchester City 4-1 Tottenham Hotspur saw four penalties awarded for only the second time in Premier League history.  The only previous occasion in which so many have been awarded in a single game was in the Bradford City 4-4 Derby County fixture on 21 April 2000.

7 – Sunderland conceded seven goals in their first seven games and eight goals in their 8th game this season.

8 – Cesc Fàbregas has been involved in eight goals in eight Premier League games for Chelsea (1 goal, 7 assists).

9 – Sergio Agüero has scored nine goals in six Premier League matches against Tottenham Hotspur.  The Argentine netted all four for Manchester City in their 4-1 thrashing of Spurs on Saturday.

10 – Chelsea have had 10 different goalscorers in their first eight games this season.

12 – Crystal Palace 1-2 Chelsea saw both teams reduced to 10 men before half-time for only the 12th time in Premier League history.

61 – Sergio Agüero’s four goals at the weekend make him Manchester City’s all-time Premier League top scorer with 61 goals.

634 – The distance from Sunderland to Southampton and back is 634 miles.  That’s the round journey for fans in the city who went down to St Mary’s to watch their side get hammered 8-0.

700 – West Ham became the ninth club to reach the 700 matches milestone on Saturday when they beat Burnley 3-1 at Turf Moor.