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MW23 stats: Wolves underline status as comeback kings

20 Jan 2020
Raul Jimenez

Nuno Espirito Santo's side have made a habit of battling back from behind as we look at the standout numbers from the weekend's matches

Many would have written off Wolverhampton Wanderers' chances of getting a result at Southampton when they fell 2-0 behind on Saturday. But they should have known better.

After all, Nuno Espirito Santo's side have shown time and again this season that they have the character and talent to battle back from losing positions and claim at least a point.

Meanwhile, Burnley achieved a notable comeback victory of their own on Sunday.

For more on this and all the must-know facts for Matchweek 23, read below. To see the reports and key data for the matches, click on the results. 

Watford 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

This result ended Tottenham Hotspur's run of 93 Premier League matches without a 0-0 draw, the second-longest streak in the competition’s history after Manchester United's 114-match sequence, which finished in May 2002.

Arsenal 1-1 Sheffield United

Sheffield United have won 16 points away from home, their joint-highest tally in a single Premier League campaign, matching that of 1992/93.

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Aston Villa

Jack Grealish's four goals against Brighton & Hove Albion in all competitions are more than he has scored versus any other side in his professional career.

Manchester City 2-2 Crystal Palace

David Silva made his 300th Premier League appearance for Manchester City, becoming the first player to reach that total for the club in the competition.

Norwich City 1-0 AFC Bournemouth

Norwich City kept a clean sheet for the first time in 16 Premier League home matches, since a goalless draw with Man City in March 2016.

Southampton 2-3 Wolves

Wolves have picked up 18 points from losing positions this season, seven more than any other side.

West Ham United 1-1 Everton

Everton are unbeaten in their last eight Premier League encounters with London sides (W2 D6), their longest streak since a nine-match run between November 2008 and May 2009.

Newcastle United 1-0 Chelsea

Isaac Hayden's goal was Newcastle United's first winner in the 90th minute or later in the Premier League since December 2015.

Burnley 2-1 Leicester City

Burnley won despite trailing at half-time for only the third time in 77 such Premier League matches, each time triumphing at home. They beat Spurs 4-2 in May 2010 and Everton 2-1 in March 2018.

Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United

Liverpool became the first team since Arsenal in 2001/02 to score in their first 22 Premier League fixtures of a campaign. The Gunners went on to score in every match and win the title that season.

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