Records were broken, goals were scored and even more stats were produced as the English Premier League prepares for the Advent calendar. As we enter December, let’s take a look at the trivial side of the English Premier League. Here are Five Interesting Facts from Premier League Matchday 14.
Jaime Vardy Takes Records
— Leicester City (@LCFC) November 28, 2015
Leicester City forward Jaime Vardy broke the consecutive games goal scoring record in the Premier League with a goal in his eleventh straight game against Manchester United. The record was previously set by a former United great, Ruud van Nistelrooy, who scored ten. Vardy also sets a club record for most goals scored by a single player in a Premier League campaign, currently with fourteen. High-flying Eagles Turn in Five Star Performance
— Crystal Palace FC (@CPFC) November 28, 2015
South London outfit Crystal Palace tuned in top form with a 5-1 win over Newcastle United. The Eagles scored five goals for the first time in their Premier League history. Alan Pardew’s men sit in seventh place on the league table.
Spurs Continue Unbeaten Streak; Chelsea Hold Firm
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 29, 2015
Honors were shared in this London derby in Matchday 14, as Spurs and Chelsea played to a 0-0 draw. Tottenham extend their unbeaten form in Premier League play to thirteen consecutive matches, while traveling Chelsea hasn’t held a home opponent to no goals since Arsenal in April last season. A Festival of Goals
— AFC Bournemouth (@afcbournemouth) November 28, 2015
A plethora of goals were scored on Saturday, November 28 for Matchday 14. On the six games played on the day, twenty-five goals were tallied, the most with this number of games ever in league history. The highest would be the 3-3 draw between AFC Bournemouth and Everton that included a wild finish, as Ross Barkley’s 94′ strike was canceled out by Junior Stanislaus’ 97′ score for the Cherries at the very end.
Aston Villa Toils in Futility
— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) November 28, 2015
With fourteen Matchdays into this Premier League season, one club hasn’t even entered double-digits on points. Aston Villa has only recorded five points, with one win all the way back on Matchday 1 against Bournemouth. Villa have the joint fewest points after 14 Matchdays in Premier League history. The other teams that had this record all finished dead last (QPR 2012/13, Sunderland 2005/06 and Swindon Town 1993/94 in a 42 game season with 22 clubs).