Premier League in numbers: Week 22

Sports Mole looks back over the 22nd weekend of Premier League action with a selection of facts and figures.

Sunderland 2-2 Southampton

The home side have scored six goals in their last two matches, all of which have involved Adam Johnson, who has fired in four and and assisted two.

Southampton's Jay Rodriguez has also been in positive recent form, having scored six goals in his previous seven away matches.

The Saints have collected maximum points from just one of their last eight encounters on the road.

Sunderland's Fabio Borini celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Southampton during their Premier League match on January 18, 2014© Getty Images


Arsenal 2-0 Fulham

Santi Cazorla's last six goals for Arsenal have been scored at the Emirates Stadium.

Meanwhile, up the other end the North Londoners have kept clean sheets in eight of their last nine home matches.

As for Fulham, their wait for a victory away at Arsenal has been extended to 28 meetings.

Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla celebrates scoring the opening goal with teammate Olivier Giroud during the English Premier League football match against Fulham on January 18, 2014© Getty Images


Crystal Palace 1-0 Stoke City

The Eagles have now kept four kept four clean sheets since Tony Pulis took charge of the club.

His former team Stoke, on the other hand, continued their negative form on the road, having not won any of their last nine matches.

No team has picked up less points away from home than the Potters, who have amassed just five.

Jason Puncheon of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match against Stoke City on January 18, 2014© Getty Images


Manchester City 4-2 Cardiff City

The home team's first goal was their 100th of the campaign after just 34 matches in all competitions.

One of their goalscorers, Sergio Aguero, took his season's tally to 13 goals in just 12 outings.

Prior to Cardiff, only Arsenal had scored more than one goal against the Citizens at the Etihad Stadium this term.

Sergio Aguero of Manchester City shoots past Steven Caulker of Cardiff to score his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match on January 18, 2014© Getty Images


Norwich City 1-0 Hull City

Norwich's goal was only the third that they had scored in six matches.

There was no chance of Hull scoring in this clash, though, because they failed to register one shot on target.

None of Hull's six clean sheets this term have come away from home.

Leroy Fer and Russell Martin of Norwich City congratulate Ryan Bennett of Norwich City on scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Hull City on January 18, 2014© Getty Images


West Ham United 1-3 Newcastle United

French midfielder Yohan Cabaye scored two goals, taking his tally to four in as many outings away from home.

His first of the afternoon ended Newcastle's drought of 296 minutes without a goal.

As for West Ham, they have won just one of their last nine Premier League matches.

Yohan Cabaye of Newcastle United shoots and scores during the Barclays Premier League match against West Ham United on January 18, 2014© Getty Images


Liverpool 2-2 Aston Villa

Christian Benteke appears to like playing against Liverpool and has now scored four times in his quartet of matches against the Merseysiders.

On the flip side, Steven Gerrard has found the net 12 times against Villa - more than he has managed against any other club.

The Reds have only beaten Villa once in their last five attempts at Anfield.

Luis Suarez of Liverpool goes to ground after a challenge by Brad Guzan of Aston Villa leading to a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match on January 18, 2014© Getty Images


Swansea City 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur

Tim Sherwood's Spurs have won five consecutive away matches for the first time since 1960.

The North Londoners have also emerged victorious from five of their last six meetings with Swansea.

Talking of the Swans, they have won just two of their last 16 encounters at the Liberty Stadium.

Tottenham's Emmanuel Adebayor scores his team's third goal against Swansea during their Premier League match on January 19, 2014© Getty Images


Chelsea 3-1 Manchester United

Man United's Javier Hernandez has scored 10 away goals as a substitute - more than any other player in Premier League history.

Meanwhile, David Moyes has yet to win away from home to one of the division's big four – Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool or Arsenal, which dates back 48 matches.

Samuel Eto'o became only the fourth player to score a hat-trick against United in the Premier League era.

Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal against Man United during their Premier League match on January 19, 2014© Getty Images


West Bromwich 1-1 Everton

West Brom's Diego Lugano became the 10th Uruguayan to score in the Premier League - a list which includes the likes of Luis Suarez and Diego Forlan.

Defensively the Baggies have kept just one clean sheet in their last 12 matches.

Everton, meanwhile, have lost none of their last seven encounters away from Goodison Park.

Everton's Kevin Mirallas celebrates after scoring the opening goal against West Brom during their Premier League match on January 20, 2014© AFP


Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o celebrates after completing his hat-trick against Man United during their Premier League match on January 19, 2014
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163
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