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Premier League stats: Aguero hat-tricks, Mourinho's record on Sunday and Barry's record

In Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Burnley, they had 30 more shots than the Clarets, which is the most in any Premier League game since Man United had 31 more than Burnley in October 2016. Monday, September 18, 2017 Here are some stats for you. The one about Liverpool’s shots compared to Burnley is pretty amazing, although they obviously didn’t make it count. Have a look at this and other stats by scrolling through the gallery above. [embedded content] Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Aguero is a 'legend' – Guardiola plans celebration as record approaches

Pep Guardiola praised Manchester City “legend” Sergio Aguero, after the striker moved within three goals of the club’s all-time record. The Argentina forward scored his sixth Premier League hat-trick as City beat Watford 6-0 on Saturday. The 29-year-old has 175 goals since joining City in 2011, with Eric Brook holding the club record of 177 goals. “Hopefully that [the record] will happen very soon, and we can have a big celebration,” said Guardiola. Ex-England winger Brook, who was at City from 1928-1940, scored his goals in 494 appearances. Aguero has…

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Aguero scores hat-trick as Man City put six past Watford

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City moved top of the table and handed Watford their heaviest ever top-flight defeat. Previously unbeaten Watford could have also topped the Premier League with a win against Pep Guardiola’s side, but they were undone by City’s prolific attack who have now scored 15 goals in three matches. Aguero headed home a Kevin de Bruyne free-kick before tapping in from close range four minutes later, after brilliant build-up play from Gabriel Jesus and a final pass from David Silva. Jesus added a third…

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Expensive football transfers that feel like bargains now, including Ronaldo, Aguero and Mane

Kroos’ agent believes the midfielder is the “steal of the century” in reference to the £20m Real Madrid paid for him in 2014. Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola wanted to keep him, but Kroos thought he deserved more money than he was being offered by the German club and, shortly after winning the World Cup in 2014, he was sold. The 27-year-old is one of the best midfielders in the world and has continued collecting trophies in Spain, winning two Champions Leagues and a domestic title. Saturday, September 16, 2017…

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Premier League stats: Pointless Palace, record-breaking Aguero and a century for Kane

Who are the next side in the football pyramid after Crystal Palace not to have scored this season? Have any teams survived losing their opening four games? And why was Dwight Yorke not celebrating Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero’s goal – apart from having played for Manchester United? BBC Sport looks at some of the most interesting statistics from the Premier League weekend. Pointless and goalless When Scott Dann somehow missed an open goal with minutes remaining of Crystal Palace’s 1-0 defeat at Burnley, it confirmed a pointless, and goalless,…

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Manchester City v Everton: Confirmed line-ups – Sigurdsson on the bench, Aguero and Jesus start

The second round of Premier League games comes to an end on Monday evening, with Manchester City hosting Everton at the Etihad Stadium. Both teams won their first match of the campaign – City beat Brighton 2-0 and Wayne Rooney scored on his Everton return in a 1-0 victory over Stoke – so one of the remaining 100 per cent league records will be ended by 10pm. One of City’s summer signings, Benjamin Mendy, is still not fit to feature against the Toffees, though Ederson and Kyle Walker both continue in…

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