Premier League News: Premier League data dive: Salah’s strike ends Man City’s unbeaten start

    Mohamed Salah doomed Manchester City to their first Premier League defeat of the season as Liverpool took all three points in a brilliant performance at Anfield.

    Salah caught Alisson’s long ball before it shot past Ederson, giving Liverpool only their third league win of the campaign.

    Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-0 and Arsenal beat Leeds United 1-0 at Elland Road while Manchester United and Newcastle United went into a hard-fought goalless draw at Old Trafford.

    Here, Stats Perform selects the best facts from the Premier League’s daytime action.

    Liverpool 1-0 Manchester City: Salah maintains the Reds’ unbeaten record at Anfield

    Liverpool’s impressive home form has endured as they have gone 28 unbeaten at Anfield in the Premier League (21 wins, seven draws) with a win over the champions.

    Salah’s strike has helped him score 14 goals against City in all competitions, more than against any other opposition, while he is only the second player to score in four successive Premier League home games against the City after Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink in the period from 2000 to 2004.

    Alisson has already assisted Salah three times in the Premier League, more than any other goalkeeper-outfield combination in the history of the competition.

    City’s defeat means Pep Guardiola has lost 11 games to Jurgen Klopp, at least four more than any other manager.

    Aston Villa 0-2 Chelsea: Mount double puts pressure on Gerrard

    The safety of Steven Gerrard’s job was already in question before the Graham Potter Blues triumphed at Villa Park on Sunday with two goals from Mason Mount and an impressive performance from goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

    Since Gerrard took over as Villa manager in November 2021, only Watford (12) and Norwich (nine) have lost more Premier League home games than Villans (eight).

    Chelsea’s victory was led by Mount, who scored his 25th and 26th Premier League goals for the Blues, becoming the second-youngest player to reach 25 goals for the club (23 years 279 days) after Eden Hazard (23 years 271 days).

    Potter’s impressive start to life as Chelsea boss continues with his fifth win in six games since taking over (one draw). Those five victories came from the last five matches, marking the longest winning streak of Potter’s managerial career.

    Leeds United 0-1 Arsenal: Saka strikes again, Gunners continue strong start

    Bukayo Saka’s 35th-minute goal at Elland Road was enough to send Arsenal to their ninth win in their first 10 Premier League games, the first time they’ve done so in a top-flight campaign.

    However, Arsenal were forced to take advantage of their luck in the second half as Patrick Bamford took a penalty to Leeds from their first missed penalty in the Premier League since Brad Friedel denied Alan Smith against Blackburn in 2002 year.

    The Gunners failed to score on target in the second half and after the Premier League break, they failed to score for the first time this season.

    Another defeat for Leeds means they are now six Premier League games without a win, having lost four and drawn the other two, as they have not won a top flight since August.

    Manchester United 0-0 Newcastle United: Red Devils don’t shine in home draw

    Manchester United were trailing the Newcastle team, who may be disappointed that they didn’t win after hitting the wooden crossbar twice over Jolinton.

    The Red Devils were close to the end on a couple of occasions but couldn’t prevent a goalless ending, United’s 76th 0-0 Premier League game and their 31st since Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.

    Newcastle scored a point at a stadium where they have had problems in the past: their 3.6% win rate in the Premier League (one win in 28 games) at Old Trafford is the lowest of any stadium where they have played 10 or more times. in competition.

    The visitors could have taken all three points after an impressive first-half performance, but their failure to score the decisive goal means they have drawn six Premier League games this season, two more than any other team.

    Two players with reason to be pleased were goalkeepers: David de Gea scored a shutout in his 500th Premier League appearance for United and Nick Pope enjoyed his 50th clean sheet in the top flight, and neither The English stopper hasn’t retained more since Pope’s Premier League debut. competition in September 2017 (at the level of Jordan Pickford).

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