Some Opta stats of the season so far…

7 – Per Mertesacker has made more last man saving tackles than any other player in the Premier League

Per  - last man saving tackle

Per – last man saving tackle

71% – Manchester City have scored the highest % of second half goals in the Premier League this season

18 – Robin van Persie has been involved in more goals (scored 12, assisted 6) than any other player this season

Van Persie - Rampant

Van Persie – Rampant

6 – Of the nine penalties missed this season, six have been by the top four teams (Man Utd 3, City, Chelsea & Arsenal 1 each)

125 – 125 of the 501 Premier League goals scored this season have been own goals or come directly from errors

66 – The number of goals scored from outside the box in the 2012-13 Premier League with Chelsea & Spurs (6) leading the way

40% – Norwich City have scored the highest percentage of headed goals in the 2012-13 Premier League

4 – Liverpool have benefited from the most own goals scored by opponents this season

109 – F.Torres has scored every 109 mins on average in the PL under R.Benitez, compared to a goal every 279 mins under other bosses

25 – Man Utd’s total of 25 goals conceded is the highest by the team top of the PL at Xmas since Norwich in 1992-93 (34)

8 – Of the last 18 Premier League games to see a team score 6+ goals, Chelsea are responsible for eight of them

13 – Michu has now equalled Sergio Aguero’s record of 13 PL goals before Xmas by a foreigner in their debut PL season

Michu - Value for money

Michu – Value for money

82 – Robin van Persie now been involved in 82 goals (60 goals, 22 assists) in 81 PL appearances since the start of 2010-11

4 – Arsenal have won more penalties in the league this season (4) than they did over the whole of 2011/12 (3).

 

 

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “Some Opta stats of the season so far…

  1. Lothar matthaus was on dope when he said that Per doesn’t have the quality of play for Germany or any top team.

  2. freekicker

    Per needs a partner who can cover him up for his lack of speed…I think he works best with Koscielny than Vermaelen…I like him too

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