Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

VMC's Stat Attack - Volume 1

VMC's Stat Attack - Volume 1

In the first edition of VMC`s Stat Attack we`ll be taking a look at the week that just transpired in the Premier League for all teams involved. Think of it as a quick recap of each week which gives you the ability to say things like, "Did you realize QPR and Wigan both had Save Percentages under 45%, with Wigan`s being 33% and QPR`s being 44%?" or "did you know that United were outshot in their game against Everton and should have lost by a higher margin, if not for some spectacular saves?" Being the first week of the season the stats are a bit on the weak side, but the small percentage of me that`s English decided to persevere and just do it anyway. Therefore, we have:

Week 1
Most Goals For: 5 - Fulham and Swansea
Most Goals Against: 5 - QPR and Norwich
Most Shots Taken: 20 - QPR and City
Most Shots On Target: 15 - City
Fewest Shots: 3 - Sunderland
Fewest Shots on Target: 2 - Sunderland
Most Corners: 8 - United and West Brom
Fewest Corners: 0 - Sunderland
Most Saves: 11 - Chelsea
Most Yellow Cards: 5 - Stoke
Random Stat of the Week: Of all the teams to score this past week, Everton had the lowest shooting percentage at 6.25%
Most Surprising: Arsenal outshot Sunderland nearly 5 to 1, and yet both teams walked away with a single point.

Tune in next week, when the picture continues to get just a little bit clearer.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Christopher Hooley
Date:Friday August 24 2012
Time: 2:47AM

Comments

0
Nice one Philly, keep 'em coming.
Bluedub
24/08/2012 07:44:00
0
What's most interesting is that QPR had 20 shots yet still ended up on the end of a 5-0 tonking! TBH, surprised one of Hughes teams didn't manage a draw at least, as he seems to be rather fond of that result IIRC! Nice one Philly.
fifthcolumnblue
24/08/2012 08:12:00
0
I wonder if you could go further, wha percentage of goals wer from free kicks or penalties, was their more headed goals than by foot? the lit is endless, but PBM you have shown some surprising stats, will the trend stay that way I doubt it.
Buzz Lightyear
24/08/2012 09:01:00
0
This is going to be a great series!
Johnny Baguette
25/08/2012 15:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Red Card Report 2017 - The Chinese Market

The sixth edition of the Red Card report into how European clubs fare in the Chinese fan market has now been released.

The Manchester City Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Manchester City and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

FA Cup Quarter Finals Get 4th Sub

Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn has confirmed that those clubs involved in this year's Quarter Finals of the FA Cup will get a fourth substitute...

BT Sport Show Boro v Man City / Huddersfield FA Cup Tie

If Manchester City overcome Championship side Huddersfield Town on Wednesday, 1 March (BBC One - kick off 19:45 GMT) in the FA Fifth Round replay then Blues unable...

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

With City not playing this weekend which live English TV game will you watch?
Suggested By: Tudor
Leeds v Sheffield Wednesday (Sky)1%
Brighton v Reading (Sky)0%
Norwich v Ipswich (Sky)0%
Spuds v Stoke (Sky)0%
Saints v Rags (EPL Cup Final - Sky)9%
Watford v West Ham (BT)0%
Two of the above0%
Three of the above9%
Four of the above0%
Five of the above0%
All six0%
I won't watch any81%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2017 4:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 12:30PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2017 4:30PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear559
2.Skoorb269
3.Johnny Baguette257
4.Rising143
5.Bluedub133
6.johnkelv108
7.Tudor107
8.citizhun77
9.Colin Is The King74
10.kennyclementstache59
Write for Vital Football