What we learned in Matchweek 35

24 Apr 2019
Joao Moutinho and Diogo Jota

See why Wolves have picked up the best result for a promoted team against Arsenal for 25 years, plus other standout facts from MW35

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With their 3-1 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday night Arsenal succumbed to their worst defeat by a promoted side in 25 years.

For more on that and all the must-know statistics from Matchweek 35, read below.

For match statistics, click on the fixtures.

Man City 1-0 Spurs
Manchester City 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Phil Foden scored his first Premier League goal for Manchester City, becoming the third youngest to do so for the club after Micah Richards and Daniel Sturridge.

AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Fulham
AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Fulham

Fulham have won their first back-to-back Premier League matches since April 2014, when they beat Aston Villa and Norwich City under Felix Magath.

Huddersfield 1-2 Watford
Huddersfield Town 1-2 Watford

Gerard Deulofeu has six goals in his last five Premier League away matches. He has eight goals and two assists in his last nine appearances in all competitions.

West Ham 2-2 Leicester
West Ham United 2-2 Leicester City

Leicester City have gained 14 points this season from losing positions, behind only Liverpool's 16 and West Ham United's 15.

Wolves 0-0 Brighton
Wolves 0-0 Brighton

Wolverhampton Wanderers had 47 shots v Brighton & Hove Albion this season without scoring, the highest such total against a single opponent since Spurs' 51 against West Ham in 2010/11.

Newcastle 3-1 Southampton
Newcastle United 3-1 Southampton

Ayoze Perez’s hat-trick was Newcastle United’s first in the Premier League since October 2015, when Georginio Wijnaldum scored four times against Norwich.

Everton 4-0 Man Utd
Everton 4-0 Manchester United

Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson has been directly involved in nine PL goals against Manchester United, with five goals and four assists. It is more than he has managed versus any other club in the competition. 

Arsenal 2-3 Crystal Palace
Arsenal 2-3 Crystal Palace

Roy Hodgson became the seventh different manager to win a Premier League away match at both Highbury and Emirates Stadium. The others are Alan Curbishley, Sir Alex Ferguson, Gerard Houllier, Harry Redknapp, Jose Mourinho and Kenny Dalglish.

Cardiff 0-2 Liverpool
James Milner, Liverpool

Liverpool have amassed 88 points in the league this season, their best ever total in a PL season. Adjusting to three points for a win, they have only earned more in a top-flight campaign in 1978/79 (98) and 1987/88 (90).

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley
Chelsea 2-2 Burnley

Ashley Barnes' 11 Premier League goals in 2018/19 are the joint-most by a Burnley player in a season, alongside Danny Ings in 2014/15.

Spurs 1-0 Brighton
Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Since his Premier League debut in September 2013, Christian Eriksen has scored 21 goals from outside the box in the competition, more than any other player.

Watford 1-1 Southampton
Watford 1-1 Southampton

Southampton’s opener from Shane Long after just 7.69 seconds is the fastest goal scored in Premier League history.

Wolves 3-1 Arsenal
Wolves 3-1 Arsenal

This was Arsenal's heaviest Premier League defeat against a promoted team since a 2-0 loss to Newcastle in May 1994.

Man Utd 0-2 Man City
Manchester United 0-2 Manchester City

Man City have overtaken Liverpool at the top of the Premier League. It is the the 28th time the lead has changed hands and the joint-most in a single Premier League season since the 2001/02 season.

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