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MW26 stats: Laporte sets half-century record

19 Feb 2020
Manchester City v West Ham United - Premier League

Man City defender breaks new ground in the Premier League as we look at the standout numbers from this week's matches

By being part of another winning side this week, Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte set a Premier League record, moving clear of some household names in the process.

For more on this and other must-know facts for the second set of fixtures in Matchweek 26, read below.

For reports and key statistics from the matches, click on the results.

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Leicester City

Jamie Vardy became the second player to make 200 Premier League appearances for Leicester City, after Muzzy Izzet (222). Aged 33 years and 34 days, Vardy became the oldest Englishman to reach a double-century since Alan Stubbs (35y 323d) in August 2007.

Southampton 1-2 Burnley

Burnley are unbeaten in seven Premier League meetings with Southampton (W4 D3), and have completed the league double over Saints for the first time since 1946/47 in the second tier.

Norwich City 0-1 Liverpool

Liverpool have now won 17 Premier League matches in a row, only one shy of Manchester City's all-time English top-flight record of 18 set in 2017.

Aston Villa 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur

Toby Alderweireld became the third Tottenham Hotspur player to score for and against his own side in a Premier League match, after Gareth Bale v Liverpool in November 2012 and Chris Armstrong v Arsenal in March 2000.

Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle United

There were 35 passes in the build-up to Ozil's goal, the most for any Premier League strike this season. Every single Arsenal player touched the ball during the move.

Chelsea 0-2 Manchester United

Man Utd completed their first Premier League double over Chelsea, while this is the first time they have done so without conceding in any league season since 1964/65.

Manchester City 2-0 West Ham United

Aymeric Laporte has won 43 of his first 50 Premier League matches, overtaking the record previously shared by Ederson, Arjen Robben and Didier Drogba (42 wins from 50).

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