10 Premier League stats for the weekend – featuring Chelsea and Romelu Lukaku

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We round up the best statistics ahead of an exciting weekend of football.

3Romelu Lukaku has scored three goals in three Premier League games versus West Brom, whom he spent the 2012-13 season on loan at. The Baggies travel to Goodison Park this weekend.

5 – Southampton's Fraser Forster has yet to concede a single goal in his five Premier League appearances so far this season. The Saints travel to Swansea on Saturday.

7 – Watford have conceded the fewest first-half goals in the Premier League this season. The Hornets are at Crystal Palace this weekend, who have the next best record in the opening 45 minutes, conceding only nine times. 0-0 at the break, anyone?

9Chelsea are on the current longest unbeaten run in the Premier League (W3, D6).

13 – Newcastle have taken more points from Chelsea than any other side has over the past five seasons. The Magpies could do with avoiding defeat at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as they start the weekend only one point above the relegation zone.

13 – Sunderland have never beaten Manchester United at the Stadium of Light (D4, L9). The Red Devils travel to the Stadium of Light for Saturday's lunchtime kickoff.

18 – Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 18 Premier League matches versus Leicester City (W12, D6). This includes the 5-2 win at the King Power Stadium back in September.

41 – There have been 41 goals scored in the last nine Premier League matches between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. These two meet in the final game of the weekend, on Sunday, at the Etihad.

72% – Manchester United have won 21 of their 29 previous Premier League meetings with Sunderland.

372' – Stoke City have gone six hours and 12 minutes since they last scored in the Premier League. Mark Hughes' side will be hoping to end this run down at Bournemouth this weekend.

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