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Kane's Drought, Mane Shines: 5 Amazing Stats From the Weekend Action in PL

Arjun Singh Devgan
Harry Kane is yet to open his account in the Premier League this season
Harry Kane is yet to open his account in the Premier League this season / Catherine Ivill/Getty Images
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The weekend action in the Premier League gave us some exciting football in the form of goals, VAR drama, controversy, and some more goals. It comes as no surprise that it is considered as the most competitive league in Europe, with some of the best players in the world displaying their talents on a regular basis.

Here, we take a look at some of the best stats from the weekend in England's top-flight.

1. 9

Sadio Mane
Liverpool v Crystal Palace - Premier League / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images

With his goal against Crystal Palace, Sadio Mane became the first player in the history of the league to score in nine consecutive games against a single opponent.

2. 40

David De Gea, Mark Noble
West Ham United v Manchester United - Premier League / Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

David de Gea saved Manchester United's blushes by saving a last-gasp penalty in their 2-1 win over West Ham United. In fact, this was the first time since 2016 that the Spaniard had saved a penalty for club and country - going 40 consecutive penalties before denying Mark Noble on Sunday.

3. 4

Harry Kane
Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea - Premier League / Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Harry Kane looked a forlorn figure during Tottenham Hotspur's 3-0 loss to Chelsea, which is the first time since 2015-16 that he has failed to score in his first four league appearances of a season.

4. 15

Thomas Tuchel
Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea - Premier League / Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Chelsea were at their defensive best during their 3-0 win over Tottenham, which means that the Blues have now kept more clean sheets (15) than they have conceded goals (14) in the PL under Thomas Tuchel.

5. 1

Pep Guardiola
Manchester City v Southampton - Premier League / Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Defending PL champions, Manchester City were held to a 0-0 draw by Southampton, with the game seeing the Cityzens manage only one shot on target.

This is their lowest in a league game since 8 March, 2017, when they had just one against Stoke City.

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