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Fun Facts: EPL Matchday 8
Another enthralling game week ended with 30 goals scored across the ten centers, averaging 3 goals per game and improvement from recent weeks. Liverpool Roberto Firmino was easily the star of the week with his hat-trick at Watford, which couldn't have come easier than three tap ins. The week witnessed just two games ending in draws, Norwich vs Burnley and Arsenal keeping it late to scramble a draw at home against Crystal Palace. The most entertaining game has to be the Leicester City - Manchester United game that produced six goals, four of which came in the second period and in the last 12 minutes. Of the eight wins recorded, five teams won away from home, scoring 13 of the 30 goals. Watford 0-5 Liverpool Liverpool have now scored at least three goals in seven consecutive away games, the first ever side in the competition's history. Pacesetter. Roberto Firmino has scored two hat-tricks in his premier league, one against Arsenal in December 2020 and now against Watford. It was Liverpool's 41st on the league, breaking Arsenal's record of 40 hat-tricks. Breaking. Sadio Mane has joined the centurion league of goals with his 100th premier league goal. Interestingly, none of these have come from the penalty spot, also becoming the third African player after Didier Drogba and teammate, Mohammed Salah to hit the century in the competition. Different. Mohamed Salah has now scored in eight consecutive games for Liverpool; the longest run of such for the club since Daniel Sturridge in February 2014. Maestro. Southampton 1-0 Leeds United 20-year old Armando Broja is the youngest player to score on his first Premier League start for Southampton. Bright. James Ward-Prowse was unavailable for the game against Leeds United following red card against Chelsea, the first time since 27th December 2018 that he has not appeared in a premier league game. That's 102 consecutive appearances. Ever present. Leicester City 4-2 Manchester United In his last 25 games for Leicester City in all competitions, Kelechi Iheanacho has been directly involved in 23 goals, 17 goals, 3 assists. Resourceful. The distance between Marcus Rashford's equaliser and Jamie Vardy's goal for Leicester was just 54 seconds. Bumper to bumper. Manchester United lost their first away game in 30 matches, last losing before this game against Liverpool in January 2020. Travelers. Brentford 0-1 Chelsea In his previous 33 premier league appearances for Chelsea, Ben Chilwell scored three goals and has matched this record in his last three Premier League games. Moving. Édouard Mendy kept his 20th Premier League clean sheet in the game - his 38th start, becoming the fifth goalkeeper to reach that mark in the fewest number of game after Petr Cech (26), Pepe Reina (32), Alisson (36) and Roy Carroll (37). Safe hands. Bryan Mbeumo in his eight league matches this season has hit the woodwork five times, this is more than 18 of the remaining 19 clubs in the league. Woodman. Chelsea have won seven consecutive away London derbies, the first ever to do so in the history of the English football. Leading. Aston Villa 2-3 Wolves In 2014, Danny Ings made his premier league debut and has scored 58 goals since then, the fourth highest for an English man in this period.
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Fun Facts: EPL Matchday 8
Another enthralling game week ended with 30 goals scored across the ten centers, averaging 3 goals per game and improvement from recent weeks. Liverpool Roberto Firmino was easily the star of the week with his hat-trick at Watford, which couldn't have come easier than three tap ins. The week witnessed just two games ending in draws, Norwich vs Burnley and Arsenal keeping it late to scramble a draw at home against Crystal Palace. The most entertaining game has to be the Leicester City - Manchester United game that produced six goals, four of which came in the second period and in the last 12 minutes. Of the eight wins recorded, five teams won away from home, scoring 13 of the 30 goals. Watford 0-5 Liverpool Liverpool have now scored at least three goals in seven consecutive away games, the first ever side in the competition's history. Pacesetter. Roberto Firmino has scored two hat-tricks in his premier league, one against Arsenal in December 2020 and now against Watford. It was Liverpool's 41st on the league, breaking Arsenal's record of 40 hat-tricks. Breaking. Sadio Mane has joined the centurion league of goals with his 100th premier league goal. Interestingly, none of these have come from the penalty spot, also becoming the third African player after Didier Drogba and teammate, Mohammed Salah to hit the century in the competition. Different. Mohamed Salah has now scored in eight consecutive games for Liverpool; the longest run of such for the club since Daniel Sturridge in February 2014. Maestro. Southampton 1-0 Leeds United 20-year old Armando Broja is the youngest player to score on his first Premier League start for Southampton. Bright. James Ward-Prowse was unavailable for the game against Leeds United following red card against Chelsea, the first time since 27th December 2018 that he has not appeared in a premier league game. That's 102 consecutive appearances. Ever present. Leicester City 4-2 Manchester United In his last 25 games for Leicester City in all competitions, Kelechi Iheanacho has been directly involved in 23 goals, 17 goals, 3 assists. Resourceful. The distance between Marcus Rashford's equaliser and Jamie Vardy's goal for Leicester was just 54 seconds. Bumper to bumper. Manchester United lost their first away game in 30 matches, last losing before this game against Liverpool in January 2020. Travelers. Brentford 0-1 Chelsea In his previous 33 premier league appearances for Chelsea, Ben Chilwell scored three goals and has matched this record in his last three Premier League games. Moving. Édouard Mendy kept his 20th Premier League clean sheet in the game - his 38th start, becoming the fifth goalkeeper to reach that mark in the fewest number of game after Petr Cech (26), Pepe Reina (32), Alisson (36) and Roy Carroll (37). Safe hands. Bryan Mbeumo in his eight league matches this season has hit the woodwork five times, this is more than 18 of the remaining 19 clubs in the league. Woodman. Chelsea have won seven consecutive away London derbies, the first ever to do so in the history of the English football. Leading. Aston Villa 2-3 Wolves In 2014, Danny Ings made his premier league debut and has scored 58 goals since then, the fourth highest for an English man in this period.
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Fun Facts: EPL Matchday 8
Another enthralling game week ended with 30 goals scored across the ten centers, averaging 3 goals per game and improvement from recent weeks. Liverpool Roberto Firmino was easily the star of the week with his hat-trick at Watford, which couldn't have come easier than three tap ins. The week witnessed just two games ending in draws, Norwich vs Burnley and Arsenal keeping it late to scramble a draw at home against Crystal Palace. The most entertaining game has to be the Leicester City - Manchester United game that produced six goals, four of which came in the second period and in the last 12 minutes. Of the eight wins recorded, five teams won away from home, scoring 13 of the 30 goals. Watford 0-5 Liverpool Liverpool have now scored at least three goals in seven consecutive away games, the first ever side in the competition's history. Pacesetter. Roberto Firmino has scored two hat-tricks in his premier league, one against Arsenal in December 2020 and now against Watford. It was Liverpool's 41st on the league, breaking Arsenal's record of 40 hat-tricks. Breaking. Sadio Mane has joined the centurion league of goals with his 100th premier league goal. Interestingly, none of these have come from the penalty spot, also becoming the third African player after Didier Drogba and teammate, Mohammed Salah to hit the century in the competition. Different. Mohamed Salah has now scored in eight consecutive games for Liverpool; the longest run of such for the club since Daniel Sturridge in February 2014. Maestro. Southampton 1-0 Leeds United 20-year old Armando Broja is the youngest player to score on his first Premier League start for Southampton. Bright. James Ward-Prowse was unavailable for the game against Leeds United following red card against Chelsea, the first time since 27th December 2018 that he has not appeared in a premier league game. That's 102 consecutive appearances. Ever present. Leicester City 4-2 Manchester United In his last 25 games for Leicester City in all competitions, Kelechi Iheanacho has been directly involved in 23 goals, 17 goals, 3 assists. Resourceful. The distance between Marcus Rashford's equaliser and Jamie Vardy's goal for Leicester was just 54 seconds. Bumper to bumper. Manchester United lost their first away game in 30 matches, last losing before this game against Liverpool in January 2020. Travelers. Brentford 0-1 Chelsea In his previous 33 premier league appearances for Chelsea, Ben Chilwell scored three goals and has matched this record in his last three Premier League games. Moving. Édouard Mendy kept his 20th Premier League clean sheet in the game - his 38th start, becoming the fifth goalkeeper to reach that mark in the fewest number of game after Petr Cech (26), Pepe Reina (32), Alisson (36) and Roy Carroll (37). Safe hands. Bryan Mbeumo in his eight league matches this season has hit the woodwork five times, this is more than 18 of the remaining 19 clubs in the league. Woodman. Chelsea have won seven consecutive away London derbies, the first ever to do so in the history of the English football. Leading. Aston Villa 2-3 Wolves In 2014, Danny Ings made his premier league debut and has scored 58 goals since then, the fourth highest for an English man in this period.
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