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Matchweek 18: What we learned

24 Dec 2018
Michael Obafemi, Southampton

Including Michael Obafemi's landmark moment for Southampton, check out the standout stats from MW18

Eighteen-year-old Michael Obafemi broke a Southampton record with his first Premier League goal at Huddersfield Town, while Anthony Martial produced a landmark strike of his own for Manchester United.

For these and more eye-opening statistics from Matchweek 18, read on.

Click on the results for more data on each match.

Wolves 0-2 Liverpool
Wolves 0-2 Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has scored once in each of his last six Premier League matches against promoted opposition.

Arsenal 3-1 Burnley
Arsenal 3-1 Burnley

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has 22 goals in his 31 PL matches, five more than the next Arsenal player at the same stage, Thierry Henry with 17 goals.

AFC Bournemouth 2-0 Brighton
AFC Bournemouth 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

David Brooks has five goals in his last 11 league appearances, after just three in his previous 35.

Chelsea 0-1 Leicester
Chelsea 0-1 Leicester City

Jamie Vardy has scored 13 goals in his last 15 Premier League appearances against last season's top-six sides.

Huddersfield 1-3 Southampton
Michael Obafemi, Southampton

At 18 years and 169 days, Michael Obafemi is the youngest player to score in the Premier League for Southampton and the youngest PL goalscorer from the Republic of Ireland.

Man City 2-3 Crystal Palace
Manchester City 2-3 Crystal Palace

Manchester City lost a PL match kicking off at 15:00 UK time on a Saturday for the first time since August 2014 v Stoke City, ending a run of 36 matches.

Newcastle 0-0 Fulham
Newcastle United 0-0 Fulham

Fulham have kept their first clean sheet in 22 PL matches, since winning 1-0 v Norwich City in April 2014.

West Ham 0-2 Watford
West Ham United 0-2 Watford

Gerard Deulofeu scored in consecutive Premier League appearances for the first time in his career.

Cardiff 1-5 Man Utd
Cardiff City 1-5 Manchester United

Anthony Martial marked his 100th PL appearance for Man Utd with a goal. He is only the fourth Frenchman to reach a century of PL appearances for the club after Eric Cantona, Mikael Silvestre and Patrice Evra.

Everton 2-6 Spurs
Everton 2-6 Tottenham Hotspur

Harry Kane has scored at least twice in each of his last four PL appearances against Everton, levelling Michael Owen’s record of doing so against one specific opponent (v Newcastle United).

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