The 2016/17 season in numbers

By 2 Jun 2017
Matchweek 16: West Bromwich Albion 3-1 Swansea City

Find out which players and teams became or joined Premier League history-makers during the campaign

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Salomon Rondon, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Maarten Stekelenburg were among a number of players to write their names into the Premier League history books this season. 

Here are a selection of the records that were broken or matched from 2016/17:

MW1: AFC Bournemouth 1-3 Man Utd

Matchweek 1: AFC Bournemouth 1-3 Manchester United
By becoming the first Armenian to play in the Premier League, Henrikh Mkhitaryan took the total number of different nationalities represented to 112

MW4: Man Utd 1-2 Man City 

Matchweek 4: Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City
Pep Guardiola became the fourth manager in the Premier League, and the first outside Chelsea, to win his first four matches in the competition, after Mourinho, Hiddink and Ancelotti

MW16: West Brom 3-1 Swansea City

Matchweek 16: West Bromwich Albion 3-1 Swansea City
Salomon Rondon became the second player to score a hat-trick of headers in the PL, after Duncan Ferguson for Everton v Bolton in December 1997

MW19: Burnley 4-1 Sunderland

Matchweek 19: Burnley 4-1 Sunderland
Andre Gray became the first Burnley player to score a Premier League hat-trick

MW19: Watford 1-4 Spurs

Matchweek 19: Watford 1-4 Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane scored his 59th goal in 100 PL matches, the same number as Thierry Henry had at that stage

MW20: Everton 3-0 Southampton 

Matchweek 20: Everton 3-0 Southampton
Leighton Baines became the third defender to score 30 Premier League goals, following John Terry and David Unsworth

MW20: Sunderland 2-2 Liverpool

Matchweek 20: Sunderland 2-2 Liverpool
Jermain Defoe became the fourth player to score 10+ goals in 10 different Premier League seasons, along with Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard

MW21: West Ham 3-0 Crystal Palace

Matchweek 21: West Ham United 3-0 Crystal Palace
Michail Antonio became the first West Ham player to provide three assists in a PL match since Paolo Di Canio v Coventry in April 2000

MW22: Stoke City 1-1 Man Utd

Matchweek 22: Stoke City 1-1 Manchester United
Wayne Rooney became the leading all-time Premier League scorer for away goals (88)

MW24: Leicester City 0-3 Man Utd

Matchweek 24: Leicester City 0-3 Manchester United
At 35 years and 125 days of age, Zlatan Ibrahimovic became the oldest player to reach 15 Premier League goals in a single season

MW29: Everton 4-0 Hull City

Matchweek 29: Everton 4-0 Hull City
Romelu Lukaku became the fourth player to reach 80 PL goals before turning 24, after Michael Owen, Robbie Fowler and Wayne Rooney

MW29: Man City 1-1 Liverpool

Matchweek 29: Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool
James Milner broke Darius Vassell's record for the most PL matches scored in without losing (47)

MW31: Leicester City 2-0 Sunderland

Matchweek 31: Leicester City 2-0 Sunderland
Craig Shakespeare became the third manager to win his first five Premier League matches, following Carlo Ancelotti, in 2009, and Pep Guardiola, in 2016, who both won their first six

MW32: Stoke City 1-2 Liverpool

Matchweek 32: Stoke City 1-2 Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho's goal made him the top-scoring Brazilian player in Premier League history, surpassing Juninho's record of 29

MW35: Sunderland 0-1 AFC Bournemouth

Matchweek 35: Sunderland 0-1 AFC Bournemouth
Joshua King scored his 15th Premier League goal of the season, only the second Norwegian to do so in a campaign after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (1996/97 and 2001/02)

MW36: Chelsea 3-0 Middlesbrough

Matchweek 36: Chelsea 3-0 Middlesbrough
Cesc Fabregas became the first player to record 10 or more assists in six different Premier League campaigns

MW37: Stoke City 1-4 Arsenal

Matchweek 37: Stoke City 1-4 Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez scored his 15th away goal of the season; only Kevin Phillips (16 in 1999/00) has scored more in a single PL campaign

MW37: West Ham 0-4 Liverpool

Matchweek 37: West Ham United 0-4 Liverpool
Liverpool won at their 52nd different stadium in the Premier League, more than any other side in the competition

MW37: Spurs 2-1 Man Utd

Matchweek 37: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United
Spurs went unbeaten at home for the first time in a league season since 1964/65 (W17 D2 L0 in 2016/17)

MW38: Southampton 0-1 Stoke City

Matchweek 38: Southampton 0-1 Stoke City
Peter Crouch became the first player to score 50 headed goals in the Premier League

MW38: Chelsea 5-1 Sunderland

Matchweek 38: Chelsea 5-1 Sunderland
Champions Chelsea became the first side to win 30 matches in a single Premier League season

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