Premier League stats: Shaqiri, Noble, Pereyra, Perez
Stoke became the first club to be relegated from the Premier League this season and West Brom's last-gasp win kept alive their survival hopes while Crystal Palace, Bournemouth and Watford secured their top-flight status.
Here are some of the best stats from the penultimate weekend of the Premier League campaign.
- Crystal Palace are mathematically safe from relegation and are therefore the first top-flight team since Liverpool in the 1899-1900 season to avoid the drop despite losing their first seven matches of the season.
- Xherdan Shaqiri's free-kick gave Stoke the lead, meaning that of players with at least 15 Premier League goals, no player has scored a higher percentage from outside the box than the Swiss midfielder (67%, level with David Ginola's 14/21).
- Stoke have failed to win any of the four Premier League matches they've gone in at half-time ahead under Paul Lambert (D2 L2).
- Swansea have conceded the opening goal in 22 of their Premier League games this season, a joint-high figure along with Bournemouth.
- Only Huddersfield (19) have failed to score in more Premier League games this season than Swansea (17).
- West Ham have scored in each of their past 11 away Premier League games, their longest scoring run in the top-flight since December 1966 (14 games).
- Mark Noble scored his 37th Premier League goal; only two players have scored more for the Hammers (Paolo Di Canio 47, Carlton Cole 41), with Trevor Sinclair also on 37.
- Roberto Pereyra has scored three goals in his past five Premier League games - more than he'd managed in his previous 29 in the competition (two).
- Newcastle's winless top-flight run at Watford extended to eight games (W0 D4 L4) - only at Wimbledon (10) have they played more without victory.
- Ayoze Perez has scored four goals in his past six Premier League games and is now Newcastle's outright top Premier League scorer for the season with six.
- West Brom are the only non 'big-six' side to avoid defeat against two 'big-six' sides in the Premier League this season (W1 D1 v Spurs, D2 v Liverpool).
- Jake Livermore has scored two goals in his past three Premier League games for West Brom after failing to score in his first 46 for the club.
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