🧠 Premier League: Ten things we learned this weekend

🧠 Premier League: Ten things we learned this weekend

Antonio Conte got his first win as the Spurs boss and extended an incredible personal home record in the process and Wolves chalked up a third consecutive top-flight win for the first time since 1980. 

Here are the standout facts & figures from game week 12.

Leicester 0-3 Chelsea

Chelsea’s Antonio Rüdiger has scored more Premier League goals against Leicester than any other side, with four. Half of his eight EPL goals have come against the Foxes.

Aston Villa 2-0 Brighton

Steven Gerrard became only the third permanent Aston Villa manager to win their first Premier League match for the club, after John Gregory v Liverpool in February 1998 and Gerard Houllier v Wolves in September 2010.

Burnley 3-3 Crystal Palace

Chris Wood scored his 50th goal in the Premier League, becoming the first New Zealander to reach this milestone in the competition’s history.

Newcastle 3-3 Brentford

All nine of Jamaal Lascelles' Premier League goals have been headers - the highest 100% ratio of all players in the competition’s history.

Norwich 2-1 Southampton

Grant Hanley’s winner for Norwich was his first Premier League goal in nine years and 324 days since he scored for Blackburn at Old Trafford back in December 2011.

Watford 4-1 Man United

Watford inflicted Man United's biggest league defeat to a promoted side since September 1989, when they lost 5-1 at Manchester City.

Wolves 1-0 West Ham

This win gave Wolves a third consecutive top-flight home victory for the first time since 1980.

Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal

Under Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool has scored more Premier League goals against Arsenal (37) than one club has against another since October 2015. Only versus Crystal Palace (11) have the Reds surpassed their eight EPL wins v Arsenal during Klopp's reign.

Man City 3-0 Everton

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling made his 300th Premier League appearance; aged 26 years and 348 days, he is the fourth-youngest player to reach this milestone in the competition, and youngest since James Milner in April 2012 (26y 117d), who also reached it while playing for Man City.

Tottenham 2-1 Leeds

Antonio Conte has won each of his last 17 home league games as a manager, with the previous 16 all coming with Inter. The Italian has won his first home league match with each of his last five clubs (Siena, Juventus, Chelsea, Inter, Spurs).

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