Premier League statistics: Morata’s hat-trick, Lukaku’s record, and more

first_img 9. Tottenham have won their first three away games in a top-flight season for the first time since 1991/92. A brilliant goal-filled Saturday of Premier League action kept us entertained all day at talkSPORT towers.Tottenham’s victory in a five-goal thriller against rivals West Ham kicked things off before Manchester City and Chelsea racked up big scorelines, beating Crystal Palace 5-0 and Stoke City 4-0 respectively.It was harder for Manchester United who held out well to beat a gutsy Southampton side 1-0, while a late Richarlison goal gave Watford a 2-1 win over Swansea and forgotten star Oumar Niasse powered Everton to a victory over Bournemouth.But what were the best facts and figures to come out of the Premier League matches? Click the right arrow above to find out… 10 3. Serge Aurier is the first Spurs player to be sent off in the Premier League since Vlad Chiriches against Stoke in May 2015 – 868 days ago. 10 7. Since joining Liverpool in 2013, Simon Mignolet has saved 7 of the 15 Premier League penalties he’s faced; more than any other keeper. 2. Alvaro Morata is the 17th player to score a Premier League hat-trick for Chelsea – only Arsenal have had more players hit trebles (19). 10 10 1. Philippe Coutinho has scored 16 Premier League goals from outside the box since his debut, more than any other player. 4. No player has scored more goals in their first six Premier League games for Manchester United than Romelu Lukaku. He’s scored six – the same as Louis Saha. 10 10 5. Christian Eriksen has now surpassed Nicklas Bendtner as the outright top scoring Dane in Premier League history having scored his 33rd against West Ham. 6. Only Diego Costa (8) had more goals and assists in his first six Premier League games for Chelsea than Alvaro Morata (4 goals, 2 assists). 10 10 10 10 8. Manchester City are the first side to score five goals, or more, in three consecutive top-flight games in the same season since Blackburn in 1958/59. 10. Crystal Palace are the first team in English Football League history to lose their first six games of the season without scoring a single goal.last_img

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