10 interesting stats heading into Premier League matchday 30

Cardiff City Stadium

Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Cardiff City, Everton, Chelsea, Arsenal and Hull City all feature.

1 – Manchester United have won just 1 of their 10 matches versus the current top 8 this season, drawing 3 and losing 6. David Moyes guided his side to a 1-0 home win against Arsenal back in November but have since been beaten at home by Everton, Newcastle and Tottenham. The Red Devils host second-place Liverpool on Sunday.

4 – Hull City have taken 4 points from a possible 27 against current top four sides. Their only win was back on 1 December in a 3-1 win against Liverpool at the KC Stadium. Their only other point was a home draw against Tottenham. The Tigers host Manchester City in Saturday’s lunch time kick-off.

7 – All 7 of Samuel Eto’o’s Premier League goals this season have come at Stamford Bridge. Manager José Mourinho has previously stated that the Cameroonian is better suited to the formation at home. Chelsea travel to Aston Villa this weekend so perhaps Fernando Torres or Demba Ba will get the nod.

9 – Chelsea have kept clean sheets in 9 of their last 13 Premier League matches and have not conceded more than one goal in a single game since losing 3-2 at Stoke City in early December.

13 – Cardiff City have kept just 1 clean sheets in their last 13 Premier League matches. This came in a 0-0 draw at home to Aston Villa last month. The Bluebirds travel to Everton this weekend with the hosts having scored in and won each of their last 4 Premier League games at Goodison Park.

21 – Everton have lost just one of their last 22 matches at Goodison Park in the Premier League. The Toffees welcome Cardiff City on Saturday with the Bluebirds losing last 7 of their away games.

22 – Tottenham Hotspur have conceded 22 goals in their six matches against top four opposition this season. Spurs have picked up just 1 point from those games (1-1 vs Chelsea), scoring twice. Tim Sherwood’s side host Arsenal in the North London derby on Sunday.

23 – Manchester United have won 23 of their previous 43 meetings with Liverpool in the Premier League, drawing 8 and losing 12. Only Everton (30) and Tottenham (29) have lost more times to the Red Devils in the Premier League.

40 – Eden Hazard has scored (22) or assisted (18) 40 of Chelsea’s Premier League goals since he joined the club in June 2012.

90 – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has played 90 minutes for England (6 times) twice as many times as he has for Arsenal (3 times), now in his third season with the Gunners.

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