The best Premier League stats of the weekend

Over the last 20 years, statistics have steadily moved from the periphery to the epicentre of the beautiful game.

Indeed, practically every article or in-studio analysis regarding Premier League action calls upon statistics nowadays and we at Football FanCast are no different.

In fact, we’re making a point of celebrating those magical little numbers and have spent this morning reviewing the Premier League’s weekend drama, not least including Spurs’ 2-0 win over Manchester City and Liverpool’s comeback against Swansea City, to unearth a few statistical gems.

So if you’re part of the new generation of stats-mad fans or simply want to impress your mates down the pub with some quantitative knowledge, you’re certainly in the right place.

With the aid of numerical enthusiasts Whoscored, Squawka and OptaJoe, we’ve found the seven best stats from the English top flight last weekend, concerning Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City amongst others.

Simply start the gallery to reveal seven stats that will surprise, shock andĀ inform you!

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