Who were the worst players over the weekend? Coutinho, Barry and more

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Everton, Liverpool, West Bromich Albion and West Ham United stars all feature.

We've taken a look at some of the worst peformers from the latest round of the English Barclays Premier League.

Most aerial duels lost

NameTeamAerial duels lost
Andy Carroll West Ham United 11
Mile Jedinak Crystal Palace 7
Edin Dzeko Manchester City 7
Jonas Olsson West Bromwich Albion 6
Mamadou Sakho Liverpool 6

It won't please Sam Allardyce to see Andy Carroll on this list for the second week in a row. West Ham's basic game is based around the long ball and being aggressive.

Most tackles lost

NameTeamTackles lost
Philippe Coutinho Liverpool 5
André Schürrle Chelsea 5
Mile Jedinak Crystal Palace 3
Wayne Rooney Manchester United 3
Santiago Cazorla Arsenal 3

While Coutinho may appear in the worst performers category, it's actually encouraging for the club to see him getting stuck in, especially in big games.

Most dribbles overrun

NameTeamDribbles overrun
Raheem Sterling Liverpool 3
James Milner Manchester City 2
Yannick Bolasie Crystal Palace 2
Mohamed Salah Chelsea 2
Adam Johnson Sunderland 2

Raheem Sterling's pace makes it difficult for him to constantly control possession of the ball so it's no surprise that he occasionally overruns the ball.

Most unsuccessful touches

NameTeamUnsuccessful touches
Saido Berahino West Bromwich Albion 9
Demba Ba Chelsea 6
Fabio Borini Sunderland 5
Connor Wickham Sunderland 5
Hugo Rodallega Fulham 5

Something to work on for Berahino and he's perhaps a little fortunate that West Brom didn't lose against West Ham, which would have highlighted this stat even further.

Most fouls committed

NameTeamFouls committed
Gareth Barry Everton 5
James McCarthy Everton 4
Nathan Baker Aston Villa 4
Youssuf Mulumbu West Bromwich Albion 3
Andy Carroll West Ham United 3

Roberto Martinez won't be happy with the number of fouls the top two in this section gave away against the Saints. It prevented the Toffees from being able to maintain pressure as they fought to get back into the game.

Most shots off target

NameTeamShots off target
Philippe Coutinho Liverpool 4
Steven Gerrard Liverpool 3
Marko Arnautovic Stoke City 3
Andy Carroll West Ham United 3
Fabio Borini Sunderland 2

Seven shots off target in total from the top two against Liverpool, had they been a little more accurate then the Reds may have been able to fight back against a determined Chelsea side.

Most times lost possession

NameTeamTimes lost possession
Demba Ba Chelsea 33
Marc Albrighton Aston Villa 31
Santiago Cazorla Arsenal 28
Geoff Cameron Stoke City 27
Steven Gerrard Liverpool 27

Further proof of the frustration generated by a Chelsea striker for Jose Mourinho this season. However, he did slot home to put the Blues ahead when it mattered.

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