10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 37

1 – Newcastle have picked up just one point from their last 10 Premier League matches.  John Carver’s side blew a lead to lose 2-1 at relegated Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

1 – Burnley have scored just one goal in their last eight Premier League matches.

2 – Tony Pulis became only the third manager to record two victories over José Mourinho in the Premier League (along with Mark Hughes and Alan Pardew).

3 – West Brom’s 3-0 trashing of Chelsea on Monday night was only the second time José Mourinho has lost a Premier League game by three goals (0-3 at Middlesbrough in February 2006).

9 – Sunderland recorded their league-high ninth 0-0 draw of the season as Leicester City took a point away from the Stadium of Light to confirm their Premier League status for next season.  The Black Cats need a point from either of their final two games, at Arsenal or Chelsea, to guarantee avoiding a bottom three finish this season.

14 – Lee Cattermole collected his 14th yellow card of the season, the joint-most in a single Premier League season, on par with Mark Hughes, Robbie Savage and Cheick Tioté.

16 – David Ospina conceded a goal for the first time in the first half of any Premier League game when Ander Herrera volleyed home for Manchester United in the Colombian’s 16th league appearance for Arsenal.

20 – Emmanuel Rivière became the 20th French player to score in the Premier League at the weekend.  The 19 French players to score for the Magpies before him were: David Ginola, Stéphane Guivarc’h, Laurent Charvet, Louis Saha, Didier Domi, Alain Goma, Laurent Robert, Olivier Bernard, Charles N’Zogbia, Antoine Sibierski, Hatem Ben Arfa, Yohan Cabaye, Gabriel Obertan, Sylvain Marveaux, Yoann Gouffran, Loïc Rémy, Mathieu Debuchy, Moussa Sissoko and Rémy Cabella.

35 – Turf Moor saw its final game of 2014-15 and the 0-0 draw between Burnley and Stoke City means the home fans have seen the fewest goals of any of the 20 Premier League grounds this season.

51 – Stoke City have recorded a club record points tally as their goalless draw at Burnley took them to 51 for the season with one game to go.  Mark Hughes’ side have locked in a ninth-place finish for the second consecutive season.

92% – 11 of Graziano Pellè’s 12 Premier League goals have come at St Mary’s.  The Italian striker headed home Southampton’s last goal in their 6-1 demolition of Aston Villa.

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