10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 21

0% – Mark Hughes has now lost all eight of his visits to the Emirates Stadium.  The Welsh manager saw his Stoke City go down 3-0 to Arsenal.

1 – Southampton are the only team to have taken maximum points from their two Premier League games in 2015.  The Saints have beaten both Arsenal (2-0 at home) and Manchester United (1-0 away) to start the New Year, climbing to third in the table.

4 – Aston Villa have picked up four red cards in their last six Premier League matches.  Ciaran Clark was sent off in their 1-0 loss at Leicester City this weekend.

10 – Queens Park Rangers are the first team to lose their first 10 away games in a single Premier League season.  Harry Redknapp’s side were beaten 2-1 at Burnley on Saturday.

13 – Stoke City have now conceded more goals from set pieces than any other team in the league this season.  Mark Hughes’ side were first beaten by a Laurent Koscielny header after failing to properly clear a corner, and then Alexis Sánchez’s deflected free kick squirmed past goalkeeper Asmir Begović.

13 – Alan Pardew has seen his sides win more points from losing positions than any other manager in the Premier League this season.  In his first Premier League game in charge of Crystal Palace on Saturday they came from a goal behind to beat Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham at Selhurst Park.

19 – With two goals and an assist on Sunday, Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez has now been involved in the most goals so far this season (12 goals, 7 assists).

37 – Manchester United have as many points after 21 games this season and they did at the same stage last season.

246 – Petr Čech has yet to conceded a goal in his three appearances, totalling 246 minutes in the Premier League this season.

300 – Tottenham’s defeat at Crystal Palace was their 300th in the Premier League – only Everton have lost more (306) since the league was rebranded in 1992.

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