10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 25

2 – Chris Smalling because the first substitute in Premier League history to score twice in the first half as Manchester United beat Burnley 3-1.  The centre-back wasn’t given the opportunity for a hat-trick late on as United were awarded a penalty.  Robin van Persie converted it instead.

2 – West Ham’s Adrián is only the second goalkeeper to be sent off in the Premier League this season, after Swansea City’s Łukasz Fabiański, who received his matching orders versus the Hammers.  Despite being reduced to 10 men, West Ham held on for a 0-0 draw at Southampton this week.

4 – Manchester City scored as many goals on Wednesday as they had in their previous six Premier League visits to Stoke City.

7 – Theo Walcott has scored seven goals in his last seven Premier League starts.  The Arsenal forward netted their second in a 2-1 win over Leicester City on Tuesday.

12 – Aston Villa have scored only 12 goals in their 25 Premier League matches this season.  Paul Lambert’s side went down 2-0 at Hull City midweek.

12 – It was 12th time lucky for Queens Park Rangers who ended their 11-game losing streak on the road to collect their first points on the road this season with a 2-0 victory at Sunderland.  It was their first away games this season without Harry Redknapp.

94% – Willian’s late strike versus Everton means Chelsea have taken 34 points from 36 in their 12 home games this season.

134 – Liverpool’s 3-2 win over Tottenham means this fixture has seen more goals than any other in Premier League history.

804 – Mario Balotelli finally scored his first Premier League goal for Liverpool.  After going 804 minutes without one for the Reds the Italian scored their late winner versus Tottenham on Tuesday.

1,000 – Manchester City became the ninth team in Premier League history to reach the 1,000-point mark as they thrashed Stoke City 4-1 at the Britannia Stadium.

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