10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 17

0 – Sergio Agüero is still yet to score a Premier League goal away from the Etihad so far this season.

1 – Leicester City are the first team in Premier League history to be bottom at Christmas one season and top 12 months later.

8 – Swansea City have now failed to score in eight Premier League games so far this season; more often than any other side, following their 0-0 draw with West Ham on Sunday.

15 – Mesut Özil is running away with the lead in the assists category.  The Arsenal playmaker is up to 15 following their 2-1 win over Manchester City on Monday night.  Next on the list are Riyad Mahrez and Gerard Deulofeu, each on seven.

18 – Manchester City are averaging two goals against per game in Vincent Kompany’s absence this season (18 goals in 9 games), compared to only conceding one goal in the eight Premier League matches the star centre-back has played this season.

26 – Leicester City have scored in 26 of their last 27 Premier League games.  Sunderland (back in May) are the only team to shut them out during this sequence.

28 – Watford have already equalled their entire points tally from their last Premier League season in 2006-07 (28).

45 – Sergio Agüero has completed 90 minutes in only 45 of his 112 Premier League starts.

300 – John Terry became only the 4th player in Premier League history to record 300 wins during Chelsea’s 3-1 victory over Sunderland.  The Blues’ captain joins Ryan Giggs (407), Frank Lampard (349) and Paul Scholes (321).

2001 – This weekend Norwich City became the first newly-promoted side to win at Old Trafford since Bolton Wanderers in October 2001.  Goals from Cameron Jerome and Alexander Tettey helped Alex Neil’s side a 2-1 win over Manchester United.

One Reply to “10 Interesting Stats from Premier League Matchday 17”

  1. lol poor swansea, at least people don’t expect much from them (I’m looking at you chelsea)

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