Here at Rush Football we love statistics. That’s why we’ve decided to bring you ten of the best stats from the Premier League so far this season.
1) Harry Kane has scored 40% of all Tottenham’s Premier League goals this season. The off form striker has scored 27 of Tottenham’s 68 league goals.
2) On 22 April, Manchester City defeated Swansea City 5-0 at the Etihad, a game in which they completed 942 passes. The most by any Premier League side since the 2004/05 campaign.
3) West Ham have the worst disciplinary record in the league. They have accumulated 70 yellow cards throughout the season, a staggering 32 more than Chelsea who have picked up the least.
4) Despite conceding just 47 goals, Brighton have conceded the most goals from set pieces. The Sussex side have conceded 19 goals from set pieces whilst Manchester City have conceded just three, the leagues lowest.
5) The four leading Premier League assist makes all play for Manchester City. Belgian international Kevin de Bruyne leads the way with 15 followed by Leroy Sané on twelve and David Silva and Raheem Sterling on eleven apiece. Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli alongside Manchester United’s Paul Pogba have ten assists each.
6) Basement side West Brom have scored just 14 goals from open play this season. In comparison, title winners Manchester City have scored 76 from open play.
7) On 29 April 2018, the Arsenal starting eleven to face Manchester United was an average age of just 24 years and 73 days old. The youngest starting eleven of any Premier League side this season. At the other end of the spectrum, the West Bromwich side that played Southampton on 3 February 2018 was 31 years and 36 days old. The oldest starting eleven of any Premier League side this season.
8) League leaders Manchester City have an average of 66.3% of possession in games, 11.9% more than Chelsea and 12.7% more than fierce rivals Manchester United.
9) Despite their high-flying league position, Burnley have the worst pass completion out of every Premier League team. The Clarets have completed 70.2% of their attempted passes, 1.2% less than Stoke who have the second worst pass completion.
10) Crystal Palace have been awarded more penalties this season (10) than any other team, of which eight have been converted. Newcastle, Swansea and West Brom on the other hand have been awarded just one apiece.
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