10 interesting stats heading into Premier League Matchday 34

Sunderland, Cardiff City, Everton, Liverpool, Norwich City, Crystal Palace, and Chelsea all feature.

1 – Bottom of the league Sunderland have picked up just 1 point from their last seven Premier League matches. They are on a run of four consecutive defeats from five games following their League Cup final loss to Manchester United. During this seven game winless streak, the Black Cats have conceded 17 goals and only scored 4.

7 – Cardiff City have picked up just 7 points in the Premier League away from home this season – the fewest in the division. The Bluebirds' 3-3 draw at West Brom on their last road trip ended an 8-game losing streak in away games.

8 – Everton have won eight of the nine matches they have been leading at half-time this season. They turned their 2-0 lead at home to Arsenal after 45 minutes last weekend into a 3-0 victory. West Brom are the only side to claw back as much as a point versus the Toffees when trailing at half-time.

9 – Liverpool are on a 9-game winning streak. If Brendan Rodgers' side beat Manchester City on Sunday they will tie the club record 10 consecutive wins in the Premier League, previously achieved under Rafa Benítez during the 2005-06 season.

23 – Liverpool have scored in the first-half of a Premier League record 23 consecutive games. Their opponents this weekend, Manchester City have only conceded 4 goals in the first half of their 12 Premier League matches so far in 2014.

25% – Chris Hughton won just 18 of his 71 Premier League games in charge of Norwich City before being dismissed on Sunday with the Canaries in 17th position. Neil Adams takes charge of the trip to Fulham on Saturday between two of the bottom four.

39 – Only four teams have conceded fewer goals than newly-promoted Crystal Palace this season. Tony Pulis' side host Aston Villa this weekend with a 7-point lead over the relegation zone.

46 – Liverpool have scored 46 goals in their last 15 matches in 2014 – more goals than 13 teams have scored all season (31-33 games).

63 – Everton are 3 points away from setting a club record from the highest number of points in a Premier League season. Roberto Martínez's side can accomplish this with a victory at Sunderland on Saturday.

472′ – Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has gone 472 minutes since he last scored in the Premier League. That came in a 2-0 win at Hull City back in January. The Spaniard is now on a run of 9 league games without a goal heading into Sunday's trip to Swansea.

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