Sometimes the width of the post or crossbar is the difference between winning and losing.
Fans moan and moan about not getting the luck of other teams when a shot ricochets off the post instead of nestling into the side-netting, but who has suffered the most from this?
Are Southampton’s scoring issues overblown? And are the top teams guilty of wayward finishing?
talkSPORT have gathered the data to compile a table listing which teams have hit the woodwork the most this season.
Click the arrow above, right, to see where your team ranks!
All stats courtesy of premierleague.com and correct as of 26/01/18.