10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 5

1 – Anthony Martial scored with his first-ever shot in the Premier League, helping Manchester United to a 3-1 victory over rivals Liverpool on Saturday.

2 – José Mourinho has lost back-to-back Premier League games for the first time since May 2006.  Chelsea already had the Premier League title wrapped up by then.

3 – Steven Naismith became the first player to score a hat-trick versus a José Mourinho Chelsea side this weekend as he bagged all three for Everton in their 3-1 win over the Blues.

6 – Manchester City have kept a club record six consecutive Premier League clean sheets, dating back to the final game of last season.

7 – Newcastle United have lost their last seven Premier League games on a Monday night.

11 – Manchester City extended their club record Premier League winning streak to 11 games as they were late 1-0 winners at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

11 – Theo Walcott has scored 11 goals in his last 11 Premier League starts.  The Arsenal striker netted the opener in their 2-0 win over Stoke City this weekend.

13 – No team have kept more clean sheets in the Premier League than West Brom since Tony Pulis’ first match in charge of the Baggies back in January (13).

72 – Manchester City #72 Kelechi Iheanacho is the holder of the highest shirt number to score in Premier League history.

100% – Louis van Gaal has won all three Premier League matches against Liverpool, seeing his side scored eight goals and concede only two during this run.  Manchester United have also won six of the last eight league meetings versus their rivals.

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