EPL Week 28

For the remainder of the season, I will be travelling with a back up laptop so please excuse any shortfall in posts and site updates


Match of the Day


Ashley Young needs to play just over 3 full games to record the most minutes in a season wearing a Man. Utd. shirt/p>


Top Combos

OptaJoe recently tweeted that the Martial and Lukaku had combined for 6 Premier League goals (each with 3 goals and 3 assists). As you may know, my database allows for two assists - and this impacts the results quite significantly, although that combo is still the best. Follow changes over the renainder of the season and see if Pogba manages a single assist for Lukaku this year

By comparison, at the time of writing, Kane kas combined on 9 goals with both Alli(7 goals/2 assists) and Eriksen (6/3) whilst Salah/Firmino is at 10(4/6)

Crucial Cracks

Harry Kane turned up with a late winner for Spurs again this week. In 5 of his past 9 scoring appearances he has been their only player to find the net

Here are the results for this category over the years

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Obviously, it is more difficult to be a sole provider when your team are scoring many goals. For instance, this season only Sterling has been the sole goalscorer in more than one game


Christian Eriksen became the 23rd player to record 100 assists(inc. secondary) and just the second Spurs player to achieve the feat after Darren Anderton (126)


Tweet of the Week

Totally Football and Guardian Weekly Review Podcasts



Results and Table


Final Factoid

WBA may look doomed - and over half of the teams in bottom place at this stage of the season remain there - but in the past seven seasons, Wigan twice and Leicester have escaped relegation from the depths


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