The best Opta stats from Saturday’s Premier League games

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We pick out the best stats from Saturday’s Premier League games with the help of our friends at Opta.

Stoke 1-4 Manchester City

Sergio Aguero has scored eight times in seven Premier League appearances against Stoke City.

Aguero is the fourth player to score a penalty in each of the first two matchdays of a PL season (Duncan Ferguson in 01/02, Frank Lampard in 12/13 and Roberto Soldado in 13/14).

Kevin De Bruyne has 14 assists since debuting for Manchester City (all comps), four more than any other player at the club.

Ryan Shawcross is the first Premier League player to concede and win a penalty in the same game since Theo Walcott in August 2011.

Since his debut in August 2008, no player has given away more penalties than Shawcross (9, level with Sebastien Bassong).

Since the start of last season, Mike Dean has awarded more penalties than any other referee in the Premier League (16).

Willy Caballero has kept just five clean sheets in 24 games for Manchester City (all comps).

Kelechi Iheanacho has scored twice and assisted another goal in his last two Premier League games v Stoke.

Burnley 2-0 Liverpool

The Clarets won their first league game against Liverpool since September 1974, having gone seven without a win since then.

Sam Vokes became the first Burnley player to score a league goal against Liverpool at Turf Moor since Ray Hankin in March 1975 – they had failed in six games since then.

Burnley scored more in this game than they managed in seven previous home Premier League games (1).

Vokes scored his first Premier League goal in his 28th appearance in the competition.

Liverpool have only kept one clean sheet in their last 11 away Premier League games (6-0 v Aston Villa).

Since Jurgen Klopp took over, only Aston Villa (12) and West Ham (10) have had more errors leading to goals in the Premier League than Liverpool (9).

Burnley scored with their first two shots against Liverpool and their only two shots on target.

Liverpool posted the highest possession figure for a losing side in the PL since 2003/04 (80.6%).

Swansea 0-2 Hull

Hull are only the second promoted side in Premier League history to win their opening two matches of a season (Bolton in 2001/02 the other).

Shaun Maloney is the first Hull player in their Premier League history to score and assist in a game as a substitute.

It was Maloney’s first Premier League appearance since May 2013 – he also scored in his last away appearance, scoring at Arsenal for Wigan in the same month.

Curtis Davies registered his third Premier League assist and his first since March 2014 against West Brom.

Swansea had 12 shots (inc. blocked) in the first half, their joint-most in the opening 45 minutes in the Premier League (also January 2013 v Aston Villa).

The Tigers won their first two games of a Premier League season for the very first time – the last time they won their opening two games of any season was in 2004/05, when they were in the third tier.

Swansea lost a Premier League game in the month of August for the first time since 2013 (0-1 v Tottenham).

Abel Hernandez has scored five goals in his last seven league games for Hull, excluding play-offs.

Tottenham 1-0 Crystal Palace

Spurs ended a winless run of five Premier League games (D3 L2) with victory today.

Victor Wanyama scored just his second Premier League goal in his last 55 appearances.

Harry Kane provided his first Premier League assist at White Hart Lane since January 2015 (v Chelsea).

Crystal Palace have lost five of their last seven league games against Tottenham (W1 D1).

The Eagles have won just two of their 21 Premier League games in 2016 (W2 D5 L14).

Spurs have lost just three of their last 21 home matches in the Premier League (W12 D6).

Palace’s winless run on the road in the Premier League now stretches to 12 games (D5 L7).

Crystal Palace have scored just one first-half goal in their last 14 Premier League games.

Watford 1-2 Chelsea

Diego Costa has scored in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since January 2015.

Since returning to the Premier League, Cesc Fabregas has more assists than any other player (26).

Michy Batshuayi has either scored or assisted in both of his Premier League appearances from the bench so far for Chelsea.

Eden Hazard collected just his second assist in 26 Premier League appearances.

Etienne Capoue has scored in successive Premier League games, having scored once in 57 PL games before that.

Adlene Guedioura has assisted in back-to-back home games for the Hornets.

Chelsea have kept just one clean sheet in their last eight Premier League games away from Stamford Bridge.

Antonio Conte has lost just one of his last 32 league games as a club manager (W29 D2).

West Brom 1-2 Everton

West Brom have gone five home games without a win in the Premier League (D1 L4) for the first time since December 2014.

Everton have kept just one clean sheet in their last eight away games in the league.

Since the start of the 2012/13 season, no defender has scored more Premier League headed goals than Gareth McAuley (8, along with John Terry).

Kevin Mirallas has scored three goals in his last five PL games; as many as in his previous 25 beforehand.

Mirallas has also now scored in each of his last three Premier League games at the Hawthorns.

Yannick Bolasie is the first player since Gaston Ramirez in 2014/15 to play the same opposition in his first two appearances of the season.

Gareth Barry scored his first away goal in the Premier League since August 2011 (for Manchester City against Bolton).

Everton fielded their first unchanged line-up in the Premier League since February 2016 (also against West Bromwich Albion).

Leicester 0-0 Arsenal

This was the first 0-0 draw between Leicester City and Arsenal in the Premier League since January 2001.

Leicester are on a 20-game winless run against Arsenal in the Premier League (D6 L14).

Arsenal have never lost a Premier League game at the King Power Stadium, drawing three and winning 5-2 there last season.

Leicester City had their first shot on target of the game in the 92nd minute.

Leicester are unbeaten in 16 home Premier League games (W10 D6) since losing 5-2 to Arsenal last season.

The last time Arsenal had just a single point after two Premier League games was in the 2011/12 season (they went on to finish 3rd).

Jamie Vardy is still yet to register a shot in target in the Premier League this season.

Arsenal have drawn four away PL games in a row for the first time since August 2007.

Kasper Schmeichel is only the second Leicester goalkeeper to keep a Premier League clean sheet against Arsenal – the other was Simon Royce in January 2001.

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