πŸ“Š Best OPTA facts from Sunday's Premier League action
πŸ“Š Best OPTA facts from Sunday's Premier League action
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πŸ“Š Best OPTA facts from Sunday's Premier League action

Arsenal climbed back into the top half of the table with a thrilling 3-2 win against Everton which saw early goals, reflex saves and encouraging displays from youngsters.

Here are the best facts emerging from the game via OPTA on Twitter.

🎈 Arsenal 3-2 Everton: Best OPTA facts

  • This is the third game in Premier League history to see a goal scored inside the opening minute of both halves, after Newcastle v Arsenal in January 1996 and Charlton v Leeds in March 2001.
  • There are nine players in Europe's top five leagues aged 22 or younger who have scored 10+ league goals this season, with Everton the only side to have two players who have done so (Calvert-Lewin 12, Richarlison 10).
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin's opener was only the second time Arsenal has conceded in the opening minute of a Premier League match. The first was in August 2007 against Fulham after 51 seconds.
  • Everton is the first team to score in the 1st and 45th minutes in a Premier League match since Liverpool against Huddersfield Town in April 2019.
  • 18y 171d - Aged 18 years and 171 days, Bukayo Saka is the youngest player to assist in consecutive Premier League appearances since Francis Jeffers for Everton in April 1999 (18y 89d).
  • In his Premier League career, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 31 goals in 38 games played on Sundays, compared to 17 goals in 36 games on all other days of the week.
  • Nketiah's opening goal, assisted by Bukayo Saka, is the first goal that @Arsenal
    have netted in the Premier League that was scored and assisted by two under-21 players since September 2008, when Denilson assisted Nicklas Bendtner vs Bolton.
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin has scored 12 Premier League goals this season; the last English player to score as many in a single campaign for Everton was Kevin Campbell in 1999-00 (12).
  • Arsenal is now unbeaten in their last 24 home Premier League games against Everton (W20 D4) since a 2-1 defeat in January 1996 at Highbury under Bruce Rioch.

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