10 Premier League stats for the weekend – featuring Manchester City and the Merseyside derby

Roberto Martinez

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

2Manchester City have scored at least two goals in each of their last 14 Premier League matches versus Newcastle.

4Manchester United are unbeaten in their last four Premier League visits to the Emirates. The Premier League leaders face Arsenal on Sunday.

6 – Only Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur (5) have conceded fewer goals than Watford after seven matches. The Hornets travel to fellow newly-promoted Bournemouth on Saturday.

7 – Tottenham Hotspur are on a seven-game winning streak versus Swansea City since drawing their first-ever Premier League meeting. The Welsh side host Spurs on Sunday with Mauricio Pochettino's side coming back from Europa League action in Monaco on Thursday.

7 – Jamie Vardy has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League matches, scoring in each of his last four (5 goals).

9Everton have failed to win any of the last nine Merseyside derbies.

17 – Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 17 Premier League matches versus this weekend's opponents, Newcastle (W15, D2).

20 – The Merseyside derby has seen more red cards than any other fixture in Premier League history.

22 – Steve McClaren has won only three of his last 22 matches in all competitions for Derby and Newcastle combined. After a valiant draw versus Chelsea last weekend, his Magpies travel to Manchester City this Saturday.

45 – Chelsea have allowed the most shots on target in the Premier League heading into this weekend's fixtures.

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