10 interesting stats heading into Premier League Matchday 29


Cardiff City, Fulham, Chelsea, Manchester United, Norwich City, and West Brom feature.

0 – Chelsea playmaker Oscar has not been involved in any of Chelsea's Premier League goals in his last eight appearances since scoring and setting up a goal in their 3-0 victory over Southampton on New Year's Day.

2 – Fulham have conceded at least 2 goals in seven of their last eight Premier League matches. Felix Magath's side held West Brom down to 1 last weekend but need improvement in both defence and attack if they're to pick up enough points to avoid relegation this season.

4 – Norwich City have kept a clean sheet in each of their last four games at Carrow Road – against Hull City, Newcastle, Manchester City and Tottenham. The Canaries host Stoke Saturday this weekend.

4 – All four of Pepe Mel's home games in charge of West Brom have finished 1-1. The Spaniard opened his spell at the Hawthorns with a 1-1 draw against Everton. He has then drawn by the same score with Liverpool and Chelsea, and then MatÄ›j Vydra rescued a point last weekend at home to Fulham. The Baggies host Manchester United this weekend. 1-1 anyone?

4 – Saido Berahino is West Brom's top scorer with only 4 Premier League goals. No other club's top goalscorer has so few goals this season. Victor Anichebe (3) is the only other WBA player to have scored more than two goals this season.

6 – Ole Gunnar Solskjær has lost 6 of his 8 Premier League matches in charge of Cardiff City. The Bluebirds have failed to score in in six of those eight matches too, including their last four. His side take on Fulham at the Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday in a bottom-of-the-table clash.

12 – Fulham have been involved in twelve 0-0 draws at half-time this season, including last weekend at home to Chelsea. Only Everton and West Ham (13 each) have been been scoreless on more occasions than the Cottagers this season. Felix Magath's side face travel to Cardiff who have not scored in the first half of their last 6 league games.

14 – Chelsea have reclaimed the most points from losing positions this season. The Blues host Tottenham in Saturday's evening kickoff. Spurs took the lead at White Hart Lane in the reverse fixture back in September before John Terry salvaged a point.

35 – Manchester United have picked up 35 points from a 15 matches against current bottom half teams. That represents 78% of their total points this season. David Moyes' side are at struggling West Brom on Saturday who are one of only two current sides in the bottom 10 to have beat the Red Devils this season.

400 – Cardiff City have gone 400 minutes without scoring in the Premier League. The Bluebirds will be looking to end their run as they host a Fulham side who have not kept a clean sheet in their last 13 in the league, conceding 36 during that run.

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