What numbers jump out following another entertaining three days in the Premier League? We culled the web, with help from Opta, to find out.
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— 80,827 — The amount of fans at Wembley Stadium for Tottenham Hotspur’s 4-1 demolition of Liverpool, a new Premier League record.
— 6 — Spurs’ three-goal loss dropped Liverpool to a minus-2 goal differential, leaving just six Premier League sides with a positive goal differential: Man City (28), Man Utd (18), Spurs (13), Chelsea (7), Arsenal (5), Newcastle United (2).
— 4 — Number of teams that would have a positive goal differential had they not played City this season (Liverpool, Watford, Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley).
— 65.5 — Percent possession for Manchester City this season, the top number in the league. Some more City superlatives:
- 62.7 percent aerial duels won, tops in the league.
- 18.9 shots per game, tops in the league.
- 82.9 percent pass accuracy — say it with us — tops in the league.
— $190,000,000 — Money spent by Everton this summer, which fired Koeman on Monday following a 5-2 home loss to Arsenal.
— 0 — Shots on target by Crystal Palace in a 1-0 loss at Newcastle, one week after beating Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
— 7 — After beating Burnley and Bournemouth to start the season, West Brom has not won in seven PL contests.
— 19 — Goals allowed by Stoke City since its only clean sheet of the season, a 1-0 win over Arsenal.
— 23 — Sofiane Boufal’s magnificent match-winning goal against West Brom was his first Premier League marker in 23 outings.
— 37 — The percent possession for West Brom in Premier League matches this season, the worst mark in the league.