Monday 21 August 2017

Premier League season 2016-17 - the key data points

Chelsea broke plenty of records on their way to the Premier League title
Chelsea broke plenty of records on their way to the Premier League title

As the Premier League comes to an end, Press Association Sport takes a look at some of the season's key statistics.

Longest winning streak: 13 - Chelsea, October 1 to December 31

Longest losing streak: 6 - Hull, September 17 to October 29; Crystal Palace, October 15 to November 26; Watford, April 22 to May 21

Best home record: Tottenham - Won 17, drew 2, lost 0, scored 47, conceded 9

Best away record: Chelsea - Won 13, drew 3, lost 3, scored 30, conceded 16

Worst home record: Sunderland - Won 3, drew 5, lost 11, scored 16, conceded 34

Worst away record: Hull - Won 1, drew 3, lost 15, scored 9, conceded 45

Most points won from a losing position: 18 - Liverpool

Most points lost from a winning position: 22 - West Ham

Fastest goal: 30 seconds - Pedro (Chelsea) v Manchester United, Romelu Lukaku (Everton) v Bournemouth, Tom Davies (Everton) v Leicester

Latest goal: 97 minutes, 14 seconds - Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) v Burnley

Most goals: 29 - Harry Kane (Tottenham)

Most goals in single match: 4 - Romelu Lukaku (Everton) v Bournemouth, Harry Kane (Tottenham) v Leicester

Most successful managerial change: Paul Clement, Swansea - 1.53 points per game, compared to 0.63 per game before he took over

Most goals from a Premier League newcomer: 17, Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United)

Most red cards: Team: 5 - Hull, Watford and West Ham. Player: 2 - Miguel Britos (Watford), Granit Xhaka (Arsenal), Fernandinho (Manchester City)

Most yellow cards: Team: 84 - Watford. Player: 14 - Jose Holebas (Watford)

Most penalty awards: 10 - Bournemouth

Fewest penalty awards: 1 - West Brom

Best penalty conversion rate: 100 per cent - Burnley (6 of 6)*

Worst penalty conversion rate: 50 per cent - Southampton (3 of 6)*

Most drawn matches: 15, Manchester United

Longest unbeaten start to the season: 12 - Tottenham (Won 6, drew 6)

Most improved Premier League side: Chelsea - 2015-16, 10th, 50 points; 2016-17, champions, 93 points

* - where teams are tied on penalty conversion rate, the team named is the one awarded most penalties

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