Premier League stats of the weekend: Nine interesting facts from matchday eight

17 Oct

The Premier League is finally back!

After what seemed to be the longest ever international break, top-flight football returned with a bang at the weekend with goals and incidents galore.

Despite Swansea’s attempts in the second half at the Emirates, Arsenal held on to secure a 3-2 victory over Bob Bradley’s charges.

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That result put Arsene Wenger’s side level on points with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City at the top, who were held to a 1-1 draw by Everton.

Leicester’s title defence continued to take a tumble as Chelsea were 3-0 winners at Stamford Bridge, while Mike Phelan began his role as official Hull City manager with a 6-1 defeat at Bournemouth.

All that and much more action spurned up some interesting statistics.

talkSPORT has narrowed the list down to nine – click the right arrow, above, to load up with some brilliant pub ammo for the week ahead…


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