By the numbers: Craziest stats from the 2019-20 Premier League campaign

By the numbers: Craziest stats from the 2019-20 Premier League campaign

There’s much more to football than goals. Here, NewsFromSport looks into the best and worst numbers from the 2019-20 Premier League season following Sunday’s final day.

5 – David Luiz gave away more penalties than any other player this season. Eleven clubs conceded fewer spot-kicks than the Arsenal defender.

9 – Leicester City registered the biggest away win in Premier League history when they fired nine unanswered goals past Southampton on a rainy October evening.

10 – Aston Villa preserved their top-flight status with Sunday’s 1-1 draw at West Ham United, but the result also meant they became the 10th team to not register a clean sheet on the road in a Premier League season.

11+1 – Bournemouth’s Jefferson Lerma signed off with the worst disciplinary record (11 yellows, one red).

13 – Marcus Rashford nutmegged the most players.

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14 – Manchester United were awarded a record number of penalties.

15 – Harry Maguire was the first Manchester United outfield player in 15 years to start all of the club’s matches during a league term. The last was Gary Pallister in 1994-95.

16 – Manchester City’s Ederson won the Golden Glove with his 16th clean sheet of the campaign in Sunday’s 5-0 trouncing of Norwich City.

18 – Liverpool were one win away from a Premier League record of 19 consecutive victories before being beaten 3-0 at Watford on Feb. 29.

20 – Kevin De Bruyne tied Arsenal legend Thierry Henry for the most assists in a Premier League campaign.

33 – Jamie Vardy became the oldest recipient of the Premier League’s Golden Boot award after scoring 23 goals, nudging aside 32-year-old Didier Drogba (2009-10).


48 – Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings blocked the most shots.

75 – Bottom-placed Norwich City conceded the most goals.

80% – Tottenham Hotspur’s Hugo Lloris posted the best save percentage.

99 – Liverpool finished one shy of Manchester City’s record of 100 points in a Premier League season.

115 – Everton aimed the most headers on goal, scoring with 18 of those attempts.

129 – Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka notched the most successful tackles.

132 – Mohamed Salah took the most shots. He racked up 19 goals for Liverpool.

139 – Newcastle United’s Martin Dubravka produced the most saves.

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147 – Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha was dispossessed more than any other player.

184 – Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Adama Traore completed the most take-ons, amassing the highest-ever figure in a Premier League term.

964 – Burnley won the most aerial duels. They also lost a league-high 945 aerial duels.

2011-12 – Watford haven’t won their final game of a league season (excluding playoffs) for eight years.