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MW29 stats: Sterling aiming to continue Cherries form

28 Feb 2019
Raheem Sterling, Man City v Bournemouth

Man City attacker is hoping to extend his scoring streak, plus other standout facts on the weekend's matches

With his history against AFC Bournemouth, Raheem Sterling will be relishing Manchester City's trip to Vitality Stadium on Saturday as he aims to become the fourth player to score in seven consecutive Premier League matches versus one opponent.

For more must-know stats ahead of Matchweek 29, read below. For head-to-head records, click on the fixtures.

Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Arsenal

Harry Kane has scored eight goals in eight PL matches between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, a joint PL record along with Emmanuel Adebayor, who scored eight in 13 matches.

AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Manchester City

Raheem Sterling has scored in all six PL matches against AFC Bournemouth. He could become the fourth player to score in seven consecutively against an opponent, and the first since Romelu Lukaku in October 2016 against West Ham United.

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 Huddersfield Town

Steve Mounie has been involved in four of Huddersfield Town's last five PL goals (two goals and two assists).

Burnley 1-3 Crystal Palace

Burnley's last 49 PL goals have all been scored inside the box. The last team to have a longer run were Crystal Palace who had 56 between September 2016 and December 2017.

Manchester United 3-2 Southampton

Romelu Lukaku has been involved in nine goals in his last 10 PL appearances against Southampton (seven goals, two assists), though both his goals against Saints for Manchester United have been scored away from home.

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 Cardiff City

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock's only previous top-flight league visit to Wolverhampton Wanderers came in September 2011 as Queens Park Rangers manager. QPR won 3-0, which remains Warnock's biggest PL away victory in 71 matches.

West Ham United 2-0 Newcastle United

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has won 11 PL matches against West Ham, more than he has versus any other opponent.

Watford 2-1 Leicester City

Jamie Vardy has scored the first PL goal under Leicester City's last three permanent managers (Claudio Ranieri, Craig Shakespeare and Claude Puel), also finding the net in Mike Stowell's match in caretaker charge against Brighton & Hove Albion.

Fulham 1-2 Chelsea

Fulham's Andre Schurrle scored a hat-trick the last time the Cottagers hosted Chelsea in the Premier League, doing so for the Blues in a 3-1 victory.

Everton 0-0 Liverpool

This will be the 200th top-flight meeting between Everton and Liverpool, becoming only the second fixture to have been played that many times in the top English league after Aston Villa v Everton (202).

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