EPL: Check Out Top Stats After Match Day 2



📊📊There were 39 goals scored across eight games this weekend at an average of 4.9 per game; this is the highest goals per game rate on a Saturday + Sunday of Premier League football (min. 5 games).

📊📊Chelsea have both had a player sent off and missed a penalty in a Premier League for the first time since February 1999 against Blackburn, when Gianluca Vialli was sent off and Frank Leboeuf missed from the spot.

📊📊Jorginho has missed a penalty for the first time in nine attempts for Chelsea in all competitions, while this was Alisson’s first penalty save for Liverpool since joining the club (three faced).

📊📊Sadio Mané is only the third Liverpool player to score a premier league brace at Stamford Bridge, after Steve McManaman in December 1995 and Philippe Coutinho in October 2015.

📊📊Andreas Christensen is the first player to be sent off in a Premier League fixture between Chelsea and Liverpool since Frank Lampard in February 2009.

📊📊Half-time substitute Thiago completed more passes (75) than any Chelsea player managed in the entire match. Since full passing data is available for the Premier League (2003-04), his 75 successful passes are the most by a player who played a maximum of 45 minutes.

📊📊Brendan Rodgers recorded his 100th Premier League victory, becoming the 23rd manager to reach 100 wins in the competition. Rodgers is the fourth-quickest British manager to reach the milestone (210 games), after Ferguson (162 games), Dalglish (197) and Keegan (209).

📊📊Harry Kane is the first player to be directly involved in 5 goals in a Premier League game (1 goal, 4 assists) since Mo Salah v Watford in March 2018 (4 goals, 1 assist). It’s the second time Kane has done so (also May 2017 v Leicester).

📊📊Harry Kane is only the sixth player to assist four goals in a single premier league game, and the first ever English player to do so. Kane only assisted two league goals in the entirety of last season.

📊📊Harry Kane has assisted all four of Son Heung-Min’s goals against Southampton today – the first time in premier league history one player has assisted another four times in a single match.

📊📊Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane have combined for more Premier League goals than any other duo in the competition since the Korean’s move to England in August 2015 (22 goals).

📊📊Alexandre Lacazette has scored his 50th goal for Arsenal in all competitions becoming the fourth Frenchman to reach this tally for the club after Thierry Henry (228), Robert Pires (84) & Olivier Giroud (105).

📊📊Donny van de Beek is the 20th different player to score for Man Utd on their Premier League debut and the 10th player to do so from the bench.

📊📊Jeffrey Schlupp has provided more Premier League assists against Man Utd than he has versus any other team (4), with the Ghanaian assisting in four of his last six apps against the Red Devils

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