The best statistics of the weekend

The Premier League has been nothing short of fantastic so far this season and last weekend certainly didn’t let itself down in that regard.

Four 3pms kicked off the action on Saturday, whilst Chelsea completed the afternoon with a resounding 5-0 win over Everton – which many are hailing as one of the most dominant Premier League displays of all time.

Sunday, meanwhile, began with the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium, a hard-fought 1-1 draw, and continued as Liverpool and Manchester United produced convincing victories over Watford and Swansea City respectively.

Overall, there were 37 goals scored, just three draws and one red card – picked up by Steven Pienaar en route to Sunderland’s first league win of the season.

The footballing world has gone statistics mad over the last few years and we’re no different. So here’s a look back at the Premier League’s weekend action with a rundown of the most unusual numerical gems to emerge from it…

 


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