Opta stats: Weekend in numbers

Sunderland 2-1 Leicester City

2002 – Sunderland claimed a Premier League victory against Leicester City for the first time since April 2002, also a 2-1 home win.

13 – Leicester’s return of 13 points is the second worst record after 14 games of any defending champion in top-flight history (assuming 3pts/win); after Ipswich in 1962/63 (12 points).

22 – The Black Cats had 22 shots in the match - they haven’t recorded more in a single league game since hitting 24 shots against in April 2014 versus Everton.

6 – The Foxes have lost six of their last seven Premier League away games (D1), conceding 18 goals and never scoring more than once in a game during this run.

9 – Indeed, Leicester haven’t won an away game in the competition since facing Sunderland in April (D3 L6 since).

2008 – Robert Huth put in his own net for the first time since the opening day of the 2008-09 Premier League season (Middlesbrough v Tottenham).

5 – Jermain Defoe has scored five goals in his last five appearances at the Stadium of Light including a goal in each of his last three games there.

24 – Defoe has scored 24 Premier League goals in December, only Shearer (39), Fowler (33) & Rooney (31) have more.

Elsewhere in the Premier League

12 – Manchester City have lost more Premier League home games against Chelsea than versus any other opponent (12).

30 – Since Boxing Day 2015, Diego Costa has had a hand in 30 goals in 28 Premier League appearances (20 goals, 10 assists).

4 – Christian Benteke is the fourth player to score a Premier League goal on his birthday this season (also Koscielny, Ozil & Nolito).

100 – Tottenham have a 100% record against Swansea at White Hart Lane, winning each of the six games - their best record against any club they’ve played four times or more.

21 – Harry Kane has now scored 21 goals in 28 Premier League appearances in 2016 - only Sergio Aguero (27) has more goals this year.

5 – Burnley have scored just five goals in their last 15 Premier League away games and never more than once in a game in this run.

26 – West Ham have now lost 26 times against Arsenal in the Premier League; more than against any other opponent.

6 – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored his sixth goal of the season – his best return in an Arsenal shirt.

7 – West Brom have scored a league-high seven goals from corners this season in the Premier League, while Watford have conceded the most (8).

1 – Everton have kept just one clean sheet in their last 10 Premier League fixtures (2-0 v West Ham).

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