EPL: Key stats to understand what happened in gameweek 15
Gameweek 15 of the Premier League saw eight matches being played with two more games left. League leaders Liverpool continued their supreme form to beat local rivals Everton 5-2. Jose Mourinho didn't enjoy a happy return to Old Trafford with Manchester United beating his new side Tottenham Hotspur. There were wins for Chelsea and Leicester City. Here are the key statistics.
Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 18 EPL derby games against Everton (W8, D10). The Reds are now unbeaten in their last 32 EPL games (W27, D5). This is their longest ever run without defeat in top-flight history. Jurgen Klopp has won 100 of his 159 EPL games. He is the second-fastest to register this feat after Mourinho (142 games).
Chelsea, who beat Aston Villa 2-1, have lost just one of their last 56 league home games against newly promoted teams (W 45, D 10). The Blues have won nine of their last 10 league meetings with Aston Villa. Chelsea have also won five consecutive home league games against Aston Villa for the first time. Tammy Abraham has scored 11 goals this season.
Everton find themselves in the relegation zone after playing at least 15 League matches for the first time since April 1999 (32 games). Marco SIlva is the first Everton boss to concede five league goals against Liverpool in a single match since Howard Kendall (1982).
High-flying Leicester City beat Watford 2-0 to stay second in the league. The Foxes have now equaled their top-flight league record for consecutive wins (seven games). Star forward Jamie Vardy has scored in seven successive EPL appearances. This is his best streak since his record-breaking 11-match run in November 2015. Vardy has now scored 50 league goals at home for Leicester City.
Manchester United are now unbeaten in their last nine home matches in all competitions (W5, D4). The Mancunian club has lost none of their last 138 home EPL matches when scoring first (W125, D13). Forward Marcus Rashford has been directly involved in 11 goals in his last 10 appearances in all competitions for United. Spurs faced their 35th EPL defeat against United.