Winning Sequences

During the Bolton Liverpool match, a comment was made that Liverpool had won the last 10 times the teams had met in the league. This seemed quite a lot, so I thought I would check it out and see if it was a record in the EPL

Seems not

No surprises that the top teams dominate this category . However, it is easy to forget that Man City used to be a run-of-the-mill Premiership team; Arsenal had an unbeaten run against them in their first 18 EPL fixtures
The standout Man U v Wigan sequence is ongoing. United have outscored Wigan 42-4 in their thirteen EPL games netting the most recent 23 goals in the fixture!

As we started with Liverpool, here are their best and worst sequences

One other tidbit: the Liverpool-Birmingham fixture featured a run of seven consecutive draws until a 5-0 defeat for the Midland team in last year’s relegation season. Only the Aston Villa-West Ham matchup equals this with no other combo even producing six ties on the trot

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