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Records that could be broken in the Premier League this weekend

The premier league continues this weekend with games scheduled to complete the Matchweek 27 game week.

One of the things that makes the game fun especially in the premier league, is the Records and mostly the rivalry.

Here are possible 31 Records that could be broken this mid-week;

1. Burnley are looking to complete their first league double over Arsenal since 1962/63.

2. Ashley Barnes has scored 43 per cent of Burnley's Premier League goals against Arsenal. He is the only current member of their squad to score in the league versus the Gunners.

3. Arsenal are unbeaten in their last eight away league matches at Turf Moor (W4 D4), keeping a clean sheet in four of their last five.

4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored more PL goals against Burnley than he has versus any other side (7).

5. David McGoldrick, with six goals in 2020/21, is looking to score in consecutive PL matches for the first time.

6. Southampton can secure a fourth successive league win over Sheff Utd for the first time since 1950.

7. Saints forward Che Adams has scored more PL goals against former club Sheff Utd than he has versus any other side.

8. Aston Villa have the highest win rate, 75 per cent, in Premier League matches played on a Saturday this season.

9. Ollie Watkins has seven home PL goals this term, the most by an Aston Villa player since 2012/13.

10. Wolves, who won at Villa Park last season, have not earned back-to-back league wins at Villa since 1960.

11. Wolves have conceded 23 PL away goals this season, already two more than they did on the road last term.

12. Brighton are aiming for a first win in eight Premier League meetings with Leicester (D2 L5).

13. Only Kevin De Bruyne (339) has created more PL chances than Pascal Groß (242) since August 2017.

14. Leicester are unbeaten in all seven of their Premier League meetings with Brighton (W5 D2).

15. Jamie Vardy has been involved in eight goals in his last six PL appearances for Leicester against Brighton (5 goals, 3 assists).

16. West Bromwich Albion have won none of their eight Premier League matches played on Sunday this season, drawing two and losing six.

17. Sam Allardyce has won 13 PL matches against Newcastle United, more than he has versus any other opponent.

18. Newcastle are aiming to complete their first PL double over West Brom since 2008/09.

19. In their 1-1 draw with Wolves, 13 different Newcastle players attempted an effort at goal, the most for a team in a PL match since April 2018 (Arsenal vs Stoke, 13).

20. Liverpool have lost only one of their 23 top-flight home matches against Fulham (W16 D6).

21. Jurgen Klopp has never lost a home Premier League match against a newly promoted side (P15 W14 D1).

22. Fulham can be the first London club to win at Everton and Liverpool in one PL season since West Ham in 2015/16.

23. Fulham's seven-match unbeaten away run in the PL is their longest without a defeat in their top-flight history.

24. Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten in their last 11 PL meetings with Crystal Palace, their longest ongoing run versus any current side.

25. Spurs striker Harry Kane has scored more Sunday goals than any other PL player this season, netting 12 in 16 matches. 

26. Palace are looking to win consecutive away league matches for the first time since June 2020.

27. The Eagles have not won in eight league matches at Spurs since a 1-0 win at White Hart Lane in November 1997.

28. Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 25 Premier League home matches against Everton (W14 D11). Only against Spurs have they had a longer unbeaten home run in top-flight history (27 between 1990 and 2016).

29. Thomas Tuchel could become the first head coach in PL history to see his side keep a clean sheet in each of his first five home matches in charge in the competition.

30. Everton are aiming to complete their first league double over Chelsea since 1978/79.

31. Carlo Ancelotti is looking to become the first head coach in the PL era to win at Stamford Bridge after having managed Chelsea in the competition (P18 D6 L12).

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