Premier League in numbers: Week 11

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

Aston Villa 2-0 Cardiff City

After 451 minutes, hosts Villa ended their wait for a Premier League goal when Leandro Bacuna broke the deadlock.

What's more, Bacuna's strike was only the second time that Paul Lambert's side have scored the opening goal of a match this term.

From visiting Cardiff's point of view, they are yet to keep a clean sheet.

Leandro Bacuna of Aston Villa is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Cardiff City at Villa Park on November 9, 2013© Getty Images


Chelsea 2-2 West Bromwich Albion

They left it late, but Chelsea are still unbeaten in the Premier League under Jose Mourinho's management at Stamford Bridge - a run that dates back 66 games.

However, they have struggled against West Brom in recent meetings, having only beaten them once in the last four outings between the two sides.

The match was the first clash to have seen 10 yellow cards since August 2010.

Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates with team mate Demba Ba after scoring the equaliser during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on November 09, 2013© Getty Images


Crystal Palace 0-0 Everton

London is not the happiest of hunting grounds for Everton, who have won just twice from their last 21 trips to the capital.

Roberto Martinez's men had 72.5% of the possession at Selhurst Park - the highest recorded in the Premier League so far this season.

Meanwhile, the clean sheet was Palace's first of the campaign and it also ended a run of seven successive defeats.

Everton's South African midfielder Steven Pienaar vies for the ball during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park in south London on November 9, 2013© Getty Images


Liverpool 4-0 Fulham

Luis Suarez continued his recent positive form with a brace against Fulham, taking his goal-tally to eight in six Premier League outings.

The Uruguayan has also scored seven goals and claimed one assist from his last four matches at Anfield.

The Londoners have now lost three matches on the bounce, conceding nine goals in the process.

Luis Suarez of Liverpool scores the third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Fulham at Anfield on November 9, 2013© Getty Images


Southampton 4-1 Hull City

There are few more reliable takers of penalties than Rickie Lambert, who has now scored all 33 that he has struck for the Saints.

Also, Southampton, who sit third in the table, are 17 points better off than they were this time last season.

Hull have lost five of their last six matches against the South Coast outfit.

Morgan Schneiderlin of Southampton is congratulated by team mates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Fulham on November 9, 2013© Getty Images


Norwich City 3-1 West Ham United

Gary Hooper's strike was only the second goal that West Ham had conceded in six away matches, while it was also his first ever in the Premier League.

The Canaries eventually ended the match with three goals - more than they had managed in their last seven top-flight encounters.

West Ham's Ravel Morrison has had three shots on target this term. He has scored with all of them.

Gary Hooper of Norwich City celebrates as he scores their first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham on November 9, 2013© Getty Images


Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Newcastle United

No player has scored a higher proportion of goals for their club this season than Newcastle's Loic Remy (47%).

Furthermore, the Frenchman's goal at White Hart Lane was his seventh in as many matches.

In contrast, Spurs have only scored five goals in six home games this season. On this occasion, they were denied by Tim Krul, who made 14 saves throughout the 90 minutes.

Newcastle's Tim Krul makes a save under pressure during the match against Tottenham on November 10, 2013© Getty Images


Sunderland 1-0 Manchester City

The Black Cats have now won each of their last four matches against Manchester City at the Stadium of Light 1-0.

Goalscorer Phil Bardsley, who started his career with City's rivals Manchester United, has found the net six times in the Premier League.

As for City, Sergio Aguero failed to score for the first time in six appearances, which went a long way to the home side keeping their first clean sheet of the campaign.

Sunderland's Phil Bardsley celebrates moments after scoring the opening goal against Manchester City on November 10, 2013© Getty Images


Manchester United 1-0 Arsenal

Robin van Persie has scored in the last five fixtures between these two teams (two for Arsenal and three for Man United).

His goal came from a corner taken by Wayne Rooney, who now has 14 assists since the start of last season - more than any other player.

The last team to stop the Gunners from scoring in the Premier League was Everton back in April. On that day the Toffees were managed by now United boss David Moyes.

Man United's Robin van Persie heads in the opening goal against Arsenal on November 10, 2013© Getty Images


Swansea City 3-3 Stoke City

Jonathan Walters marked his 100th consecutive Premier League appearance with a goal in the eighth minute.

The Republic of Ireland international's goal was the first that Swansea had conceded at the Liberty Stadium in 216 minutes.

Mark Hughes's Stoke have now failed to win any of their last eight matches - a joint season record with Crystal Palace.

Stoke player Charlie Adam celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot to make the score 3-3 during the Barclays Premier League match against Swansea City on November 10, 2013© Getty Images

Leandro Bacuna of Aston Villa is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Cardiff City at Villa Park on November 9, 2013
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool23138254282647
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal24126645311442
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
8Burnley249781921-234
9Everton2477102639-1328
10Watford2475123344-1126
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton2349102334-1121
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
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