10 Premier League stats for the weekend - featuring Chelsea and Manchester United

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We look ahead to an intriguing weekend of Premier League action by rounding up 10 key stats.

0 – Chelsea have won five and lost none of their seven Premier League games against Swansea City. The Blues travel to Wales on Saturday having won only one of their last five away games in the league (D2, L2).

1 – Crystal Palace have scored in only one of their last six Premier League games, failing to score in their last four in a row. Alan Pardew’s Eagles travel to Burnley on Saturday. The Clarets have lost just one of their last six at Turf Moor in the Premier League.

2 – Only Burnley and Stoke City have avoided receiving a red card in the Premier League so far this season.

13 – Alan Pardew’s sides (Newcastle and Crystal Palace) have recovered more points from losing positions than any other manager this season.

19Manchester United have lost just one of their last 19 visits to the capital in the Premier League (W11, D7). They’re in West London to face Queens Park Rangers this weekend.

35 – Liverpool have taken 35 points from their last 16 visits to Villa Park, losing just once (W10, D5, L1).

37Louis van Gaal has collected same number of points through 21 Premier League games as David Moyes had last season. They lost game 22, 3-1 at Chelsea under the current Real Sociedad manager.

48% – Stoke City have conceded 13 of their 27 goals from set pieces this season. Laurent Koscielny and Alexis Sánchez both scored from set plays during Arsenal’s 3-0 thrashing of Mark Hughes’ side last weekend.

118 – Queens Park Rangers have allowed more shots on target against them than any other team in the Premier League so far this season. They host Manchester United on Saturday.

432 – Aston Villa have gone 432 minutes, more than seven hours since their last Premier League goal – a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United before Christmas.

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