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Premier League in numbers: Week 27

Sports Mole looks back over this weekend's Premier League encounters with a selection of facts from each match.

West Ham United 1-3 Crystal Palace

Scott Dann of Crystal Palace celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at Boleyn Ground on February 28, 2015© Getty Images

The defeat was the 300th that West Ham have suffered since the Premier League's inception back in 1992.

It also means that the Hammers are without a win in their last five Premier League outings, losing two and drawing three times.

Meanwhile, Palace have gone five away matches without suffering a defeat.


Burnley 0-1 Swansea City

Jack Cork of Swansea City is congratulated by teamates after his shot is deflected for an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Swansea City at Turf Moor on February 28, 2015© Getty Images

After a mini revival, Burnley have now won only one of their last 11 Premier League games.

Their 45 goals conceded is a joint-highest tally along with Queens Park Rangers.

As for Swansea, 40 points from 27 matches is their best return since their promotion to the Premier League.


Manchester United 2-0 Sunderland

Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the opening goal with Marcos Rojo and Ashley Young of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015© Getty Images

Wayne Rooney became the first player in Premier League history to score 10 or more goals in 11 consecutive campaigns.

His brace ended a run of eight Premier League games without a goal - he has never gone nine outings without a goal for United.

Struggling Sunderland have won just one of their last 10 games.


Newcastle United 1-0 Aston Villa

Papiss Demba Cisse of Newcastle United celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St James' Park on February 28, 2015© Getty Images

Visiting Aston Villa have now gone six away Premier League matches without finding the net.

Meanwhile, the win was the first that Newcastle have achieved at St James' Park in 2015.

The Magpies are unbeaten in their last eight meetings with Villa.


Stoke City 1-0 Hull City

Peter Crouch of Stoke City celebrates scoring the first goal with team-mates Victor Moses and Jonathan Walters during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Hull City at Britannia Stadium on February 28, 2015© Getty Images

Peter Crouch scored the game's only goal just 61 seconds after he had been introduced into the action as a second-half substitute.

It was a goal that saw Crouch equal the Premier League record for headed goals - 46, along with Alan Shearer.

Steve Bruce's Hull City failed to record a single shot on target all game, while they only managed one off target.


West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Southampton

Saido Berahino of West Bromwich Albion (18) celebrates with Darren Fletcher (24) as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton at The Hawthorns on February 28, 2015© Getty Images

The Baggies have kept clean sheets in seven of Tony Pulis's 10 matches in charge of the team.

Their victory was sealed by Saido Berahino, who found the net for the 17th time in all competitions this season.

Southampton have now gone three matches without scoring a goal.


Liverpool 2-1 Manchester City

Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson celebrates after scoring the opening goal of during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Manchester City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north west England, on March 1, 2015© Getty Images

Liverpool's two goals were the first that City had conceded from outside of the penalty area this term.

The Reds, who are unbeaten in the Premier League in 2015, have collected 26 points from a possible 30.

City, meanwhile, are without a victory at Anfield since May 2003.


Arsenal 2-0 Everton

Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on March 1, 2015© Getty Images

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has scored four goals in his last four outings against the Merseysiders.

His goal helped the Gunners to seal their seventh consecutive Premier League home win - the first time they have achieved that feat since 2005.

On the other hand, of Everton's last 11 Premier League games, they have won just one.


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Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on February 22, 2015
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27205256173965
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27149453322151
3Leicester CityLeicester27155746311550
4Chelsea27138642251747
5Everton2614483933646
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham2613674031945
7Liverpool27127847351243
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs26126842271542
9Aston Villa251231038271139
10Arsenal27115113528738
11Leeds UnitedLeeds26112134344-135
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2797112837-934
13Crystal Palace2797112943-1434
14Southampton2796123344-1133
15Burnley2879122036-1630
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton26511102633-726
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2675142744-1726
18Fulham27411122133-1223
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2738162056-3617
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd2842221645-2914

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