It became once a dramatic weekend at the halt of the Premier League, with heaps of unhurried twists to digest as Liverpool chanced on a really unhurried equaliser and a stoppage-time winner at Aston Villa.
Manchester United had been once fabled for their foremost goals in ‘Fergie time’, but this show cowl day they are turning into one thing of a speciality for Jurgen Klopp’s leaders.
Meanwhile, Merseyside neighbours Everton furthermore supplied unhurried drama but Dele Alli’s undefeated plod goes on.
BBC Sport takes a witness at the weekend’s key Premier League statistics.
Mane and Liverpool leave it unhurried again
Liverpool started and ended the day with a six-level profit over Manchester City, but the doubtless hole changed all around the afternoon – as excessive as seven, and down to three – as every aspect made heavy climate of overcoming opponents from the bottom half of of the table.
Sadio Mane had the final articulate, changing within the fourth minute of stoppage time to present protection to the Reds’ profit going into City’s day out to Anfield on Sunday.
Mane becomes fully the fourth player to realize four winners within the ninetieth minute or later within the Premier League, matching the achievements of Papiss Cisse, Steven Gerrard and Ian Wright.
There are 11 gamers to register three – with Christian Benteke the fully a form of composed titillating within the English top flight.
It became once furthermore the thirty fifth time Liverpool comprise scored a ninetieth-minute winner within the Premier League era, making them determined leaders in that division.
They’ve managed 10 extra than every other aspect within the competitors’s history, with fully a handful of groups registering extra than 20.
Five of those unhurried winners comprise come for the explanation that begin of closing season. That too is extra than every other aspect, with fully Cardiff City and Wolves managing three in that time.
Tosun joins unhurried checklist but Alli’s plod goes on
There became once to be even extra unhurried drama on Sunday.
Liverpool’s Merseyside opponents Everton rescued a level in opposition to Tottenham at Goodison Park, as Cenk Tosun pounced with 96 minutes and 57 seconds on the clock.
That became once essentially the most contemporary goal to be scored in a Premier League match for nearly three years, since Alexis Sanchez struck for Arsenal in opposition to Burnley after 97 minutes and 14 seconds in January 2017.
Nonetheless, Tosun’s goal arrived nearly five minutes earlier than Dirk Kuyt’s strike in opposition to Arsenal in 2011 – essentially the most contemporary to be scored up to now as right time knowledge exists from 2003-04 onwards.
|Most contemporary Premier League goals scored since 2003-04|
|Player||For||Against||Time of goal||Date|
|Dirk Kuyt||Liverpool||Arsenal||101:forty eight||17/04/2011|
|John Terry||Chelsea||Everton||97:fifty three||16/01/2016|
|Robin van Persie||Arsenal||Liverpool||97:10||17/04/2011|
While Tosun’s unhurried strike denied Spurs victory, it became once now not sufficient to wreck Dele Alli’s undefeated file.
The England midfielder prolonged his Premier League file of never losing when he has scored to 39 fits.
It’s unprejudiced true, nonetheless it’s now not rather James Milner…
If Aguero shoots, he rankings (as a rule)
Champions Manchester City had an agonising wait, but they sooner or later broke Southampton resistance within the 70th minute with their first shot on observe.
It became once the longest Pep Guardiola’s aspect comprise had to wait on for a foremost shot on observe within the Premier League since December 2016, after they had been saved at bay except the 82nd minute by Leicester in a 4-2 defeat.
Finest on eight instances comprise Guardiola’s City did now not comprise a shot on observe within the foremost half of of a league sport, and interestingly Southampton were the opposition in accurate half of of those games.
Crucially for City, even supposing, Aguero kick-started City’s fightback alongside with his ninth goal from accurate 10 shots on observe within the Premier League this season.
On the topic of goalscoring feats, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bought his fiftieth goal for Arsenal on Saturday.
That milestone arrived in barely his 78th sport for the Gunners in all competitions, making him the quickest to reach it for Arsenal since Wright reached 50 in 10 fewer games in 1993.
Finest six Arsenal gamers comprise bought to 50 goals in fewer games than the Gabon global – it even took club legend Thierry Henry 83.
Not to be outdone, nonetheless, Wolves’ striker Raul Jimenez cancelled out Aubameyang’s opener for his 11th goal in all competitions this season. Finest Aguero and Sterling, with 13, for the time being boast a smarter return amongst Premier League gamers.
But perhaps the striker celebrating essentially the most this weekend became once Watford’s Gerard Deulofeu.
After failing to realize with any of his first 25 shots within the league this season, the Spaniard sooner or later chanced on the support of the internet at the Twenty sixth wrestle Chelsea.
Deulofeu’s shot conversion rate of 3.8% is the joint-lowest of any individual to realize within the Premier League in 2019-20, with fully Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe matching his unlucky file.
The names above ought to salvage some tricks from Sheffield United’s unforgiving Lys Mousset, who has converted 100% of his three shots on observe to this level.