Premier League in numbers: Week 21

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

Hull City 1-2 Chelsea

Eden Hazard scored nine Premier League goals last season - a tally that he has already reached this term with his strike at the KC Stadium.

Up the other end, Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech kept his 150th clean sheet.

As for Hull, their manager Steve Bruce has won just one of his 19 matches in charge of teams against the Blues.

Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Chelsea at KC Stadium on January 11, 2014© Getty Images


Cardiff City 0-2 West Ham United

The re-signing of Carlton Cole may have been met with scepticism from some, but the West Ham striker has now scored three goals in his last five matches.

Also, Mark Noble's goal was his first that wasn't a penalty since October 2012.

The loss means that Cardiff have beaten the Hammers just once at home in their last 11 attempts.

Mark Noble celebrates with Andy Carroll of West Ham United after scoring his sides second goal duering the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and West Ham United at the Cardiff City Stadium on January 11, 2014© Getty Images


Everton 2-0 Norwich City

It was a landmark occasion for Everton's Gareth Barry, who became the 81st player to score 50 Premier League goals.

His teammate, Kevin Mirallas, has now netted three goals this season, all of which have been converted at Goodison Park.

As for Norwich, they have lost seven of their 11 away encounters this season.

Gareth Barry of Everton celebrates his goal with Phil Jagielka during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Norwich City at Goodison Park on January 11, 2014© Getty Images


Fulham 1-4 Sunderland

Adam Johnson had not scored a hat-trick in the Premier League prior to this fixture at Craven Cottage.

What's more, he became the first Sunderland player to achieve the feat since Darren Bent did so against Bolton Wanderers in March 2010.

Fulham have conceded 46 goals - more than any other team in the division.

Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring with a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014© Getty Images


Southampton 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

In his last five Premier League matches, Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana has scored two goals and assisted three more for his teammates.

The hosts had struggled to keep clean sheets before this fixture. This was their first in six home matches.

West Brom have still emerged victorious from just one of their 11 games on the road.

Southampton's English midfielder Adam Lallana (L) celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Southampton and West Bromwich Albion on January 11, 2014© Getty Images


Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Crystal Palace

Palace's Jason Puncheon's unsuccessful penalty means that he has the unwanted accolade of being the first player to miss the target from 12 yards this season.

Meanwhile, Tottenham's Toronto FC-bound Jermain Defoe scored his first Premier League goal of the season. He has now scored in each of the last 13 campaigns.

He also holds the record of scoring more goals (22) as a substitute than any other player.

Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014© Getty Images


Manchester United 2-0 Swansea City

United striker Danny Welbeck now has six Premier League goals to his name in as many outings.

Also, Antonio Valencia found the net for the first time at Old Trafford since Boxing Day 2011.

Despite their victory in the FA Cup a few days earlier, Swansea are still without a win from any of their league trips to United.

Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Adnan Januzaj (C) vies with Swansea City's Spanish midfielder Jose Canas during the English Premier League football match on January 11, 2014© Getty Images


Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City

From a possible 30 points, Man City have now collected 28, with their only blot being a draw at Southampton.

Also, Manuel Pellegrini's team have won six Premier League matches in a row - something that no other team has managed to do so far this season.

Newcastle, on the other hand, have now gone 280 minutes without scoring a goal.

Man City's Alvaro Negredo celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Newcastle during their Premier League match on January 12, 2014© AFP


Stoke City 3-5 Liverpool

The visiting Reds had never previously won at the Britannia Stadium prior to this success.

Luis Suarez also continued his fine form in front of goal, taking his tally for the campaign to 22.

All of Jonathan Walters's last thee goals in the Premier League have been scored against the Merseysiders.

Liverpool's Luis Suarez scores his team's fourth goal against Stoke during their Premier League match on January 12, 2014© Getty Images


Aston Villa 1-2 Arsenal

Jack Wilshere has scored five Premier League goals, two of which have been fired in against Villa.

His strike helped Arsenal take their points tally away from home to 25, which is more than any other club has managed to amass.

Despite the defeat, Villa centre-forward Christian Benteke did end his 11-game wait for a goal.

Jack Wilshere of Arsenal ceelbrates scoring the opening goal with Serge Gnabry of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match on January 13, 2014© Getty Images


Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring a hat trick during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24156348163251
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool23138254282647
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal24126645301542
7Burnley249871920-135
8Leicester CityLeicester248883432232
9Watford2476113342-927
10Everton2476112539-1427
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468102941-1226
12Bournemouth2467112435-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112137-1625
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2467111939-2025
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24410101930-1122
18Southampton2349102334-1121
19Stoke CityStoke2456132350-2721
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
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