EPL Week 25

For the remainder of the season, I will be travelling with a back up laptop so please excuse any shortfall in posts

Spurs score early - but should have more often - against a lack-lustre Manchester United sporting their shiny new toy, Alexis Sanchez

Match of the Day

One that got away, not

Riyad Mahrez stayed at Leicester, in spite of a transfer request and rumours that Manchester City were willing to spend somewhere around 75 million on him

There is no doubt that he has rediscovered the form he showed in the title-winning season. At the time of writing he is contributing to over 60% of his team’s goals

N.B. Up to 2 assists may be credited to each goal

On publishing, the under-the-radar leader is Brighton’s Pascal Gross. Albeit helped by the team’s poor scoring record, he has proven a shrewd purchase

Chelsea’s surprising capitulation to Bournemouth means that they have now conceded 943 goals in the Premier League, tied with Man. City and two less than Arsenal. Spurs lead with 1252

Goal machines

Both Liverpool and Manchestr City recorded 3-0 victories mid-week and are tied for winning games by three goal margins,at 9

City just shade Liverpool 14-13 in the number of occasions they have scored at least three goals

Here are the leaders for each season at the 25 game mark

Totally Football and Guardian Weekly Review Podcasts

Results and Table

Final Factoid

Sixth time Man. Utd. have conceded in first minute (Everton lead with 10) and second time to Spurs. Eriksen joining Jermain Defoe’s effort in 2009/10

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