Match week 15 of the Premier league have just been completed and teams are already back to train for their next games.
While teams are back to training, we bring you some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about the just completed week fixtures.
The first thing we noticed was that, in the Brighton vs Crystal Palace match that handed the home side a 3-1 win over their guest, Glenn Murray scored the opening goal. Making it five opening goals in five different Premier league games for the player.
Mo. Salah is the only player to have done that, but records 6 opening goals, leaving him a goal/game ahead Murray.
AFC Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town.
Bournemouth defeated their opponent with a 2-1 score line, but there is more you need to know about the match; Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson has leveled record with Raheem Sterling, scoring and assisting in three Premier League matches in the 2018/2019 season.
Watford vs Manchester City
Manchester City continues their unbeaten streak with a 2-1 win over Watford.
Manchester City, since the start of the season, have scored large number of goals, thereby leaving them with a +38 goal difference, which is the best recorded by an English top team after their first 15 matches.
This reflects to Sunderland’s +39 goal difference record in 1892/1893 Premier league season.
West Ham United vs Cardiff City
Cardiff failed to take advantage of the penalty given to them, thereby losing at the end of the game to 3-1 defeat to host, West Ham.
But it wasn’t just about the penalty loss, but also about West Ham’s keeper, Lukasz Fabianski.
Fabianski have saved the last three Premier League penalties he has faced.
Quite an improvement, compared to the fact that he had only stopped only stopped two out of his previous 19.
Burnley vs Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton
At 18 years and 79 days, Skipp Oliver became the second youngest player to debut for Spurs after Gareth Bale did so in 2007 against the Red Devils, while he was 18 years and 40 days.
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Chelsea
Adding salt to injury, Wolves’ Morgan Gibbs assisted a goal against the Blues. He is just 18 years and 312 days. He is now the second youngest player to assist a goal against the Stamford Bridge owners, Chelsea since November 1999, when Everton’s Francis
Jeffers, aging 18 years and 298 days old set the record.
Everton vs Newcastle
Meanwhile their game ended in a 1-1 score line.
Manchester United vs Arsenal
Surprised at the 2-2 scoreline?
But that is just part of the thriller, Anthony Martial has become the second Red Devil to score a Premier league goal on his birthday. Guess who the first was? Rooney(2oo4) also against Arsenal.
History repeated itself.
Fulham vs Leicester city