Premier League in numbers: Week 34

Sports Mole looks back over the weekend's Premier League action with a selection of facts and figures.

Crystal Palace 1-0 Aston Villa

The win was Palace's third in succession - the first time that they achieved such a run of results since 1994.

It also took their victory tally for the campaign to 11, which is more than they have managed in any other Premier League season.

As for Villa, they have now lost their last four encounters, conceding 11 goals in the process.

Jason Puncheon of Crystal Palace celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match on April 12, 2014© Getty Images


Fulham 1-0 Norwich City

The visiting Canaries are still searching for their first Premier League victory over Fulham - a run that dates back eight matches.

Meanwhile, Fulham have boosted their survival chances by winning three of their last five fixtures.

Hugo Rodallega has scored six goals this season, but this was his first at Craven Cottage.

Hugo Rodallega of Fulham (R) celebrates with Pajtim Kasami as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Norwich on April 12, 2014© Getty Images


Southampton 0-1 Cardiff City

Prior to this victory, the Bluebirds had not won away at Southampton since 1962.

It also inflicted a third defeat in four Premier League outings for the hosting Saints.

Cardiff have now collected 10 points away from the Cardiff City Stadium - only Norwich on eight have fewer.

Juan Cala of Cardiff celebrtaes after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Southampton on April 12, 2014© Getty Images


Stoke City 1-0 Newcastle United

Stoke have taken 33 points from home encounters this term, with only the top five in the division having picked up more.

Their goalscorer, Erik Pieters, found the net for his club for the first time since 2008 when he was playing for Utrecht.

As for Newcastle, they have failed to score in 11 of their Premier League matches in 2014.

Erik Pieters of Stoke City celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium on April 12, 2014© Getty Images


Sunderland 0-1 Everton

Wes Brown's own goal was the sixth that Sunderland have conceded this season, which is a league-high.

What's more, Brown has scored five during his Premier League career to date.

On the other hand, Everton are on their longest winning streak (seven) since 1987.

Steven Naismith, Romelu Lukaku and James McCarthy of Everton celebrate after Wes Brown of Sunderland scores an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014© Getty Images


West Bromwich Albion 3-3 Tottenham Hotspur

It took Matej Vydra just 30 seconds to find the net at The Hawthorns, the fourth fastest goal this season.

Up the other end, Spurs youngster Harry Kane has made two Premier League starts for the club and has scored in both of them.

Christian Eriksen, who scored a late equaliser, has now scored four goals in as many games.

Harry Kane #37 of Spurs is congratulated by teammates after scoring his team's goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on April 12, 2014© Getty Images


Liverpool 3-2 Manchester City

The Reds stretched their winning sequence of results to 10, which equals their run from 2005.

If they were to win their final four matches of the season, Brendan Rodgers's team will be crowned champions for the first time in 24 years.

Visiting City have won just one of their 17 Premier League trips to Anfield.

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match on April 13, 2014© AFP


Swansea City 0-1 Chelsea

Petr Cech has kept 16 clean sheets this season, which is three more than any other goalkeeper.

In terms of goals, Demba Ba scored his third in his last four Premier League matches.

Swansea, meanwhile, have lost 17 games already this season - more than in the previous two campaigns.

Chelsea's Demba Ba is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Swansea during the Premier League match on April 13, 2014© Getty Images


Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho celebrates after scoring his team's third goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
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